#FinInTech is Luminari's initiative to help early-stage Canadian startups become massively successful by providing access to the financial know-how they often lack and can't afford.

Want to get involved with #FinInTech?

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Inspire finance professionals to get involved in our burgeoning innovation economy.


Train the next generation of finance start-up leaders.


Give them practical experience through part-time volunteer placements at companies.


Give companies the expertise they need when they can't afford it but need it most.

How do we get more #FinInTech?


We've developed several unique modules to give you the practical knowledge you need to enter a start-up and add value. Each module is taught by relevant industry leaders who will share their first-hand experience with you. If you decide to complete all the modules, you'll be certified as a venture CPA and recognized by tech companies as a top candidate. Bonus: all courses are verifiable CPD Hours!

Module 1:
Venture Foundations for CPAs
Module 2:
Module 3:
Projections and KPIs
Module 4:
FinOps & Cloud Accounting
Module 5:
Venture Operations: Legals, HR, Tax, Hiring, Admin and Non-Dilutive Capital at a Startup
Module 6:
The Pitch and Business Plan
Module 7:
Product Management: Early Stage and Post-Series A
Module 8:
Hardware, Manufacturing and Supply Chain
Module 9:
Intellectual Property
Module 10:
Tech101 for CPAs

Want to get involved with #FinInTech?


Luminari events are all designed to be short, inspiring experience that won't take over your social calendar. We bring in finance leaders, industry giants, entrepreneurs & other amazing CPAs to share this stories and insight. Plus, you'll be able to network with like-minded CPAs. Bonus: all events are verifiable CPD hours!

Speaker Series Highlights

CPA Startup Placement Program

creative destruction

One Eleven

Founder Fuel

Venture Lab

We've teamed up with Canada's top start-up accelerators and incubators to source the best start-ups that need the most help. Finance professionals who have been trained in our venture modules get placed into these companies for a short-term, part-time volunteer project. Help with: financial modelling, preparing fundraising documents, cash management, KPI tracking & more!

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Know a start up looking for a CPA to help? Contact Us

Couple up with a start-up venture.

Know a start up looking for a CPA to help?
Contact Us

Nimita Chopra

Program Director, #FinInTech
nimita@luminari.co - 289.952.2869

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Who's Supporting #FinInTech?

#FinInTech Council