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BRANDAID Project Inc.

Rich in cultural narrative and aesthetic appeal, BRANDAID bridges the gap between global consumers and artisans in developing countries.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Retailing / Distribution
  • Location Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded January 2009
  • Employees 6
  • Website brandaidproject.com

Company Summary

BRANDAID Project Inc. acts as a bridge between developing world artisans, and regional and international markets. We partner with “near market-ready” communities of artisans that manufacture authentic, handmade art pieces to produce and market collections that suit the destination markets. BRANDAID positions itself as a brand builder to both the artisan communities, as well as to wholesalers, retailers and corporations.

Team

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    Tony Pigott
    Co-Founder

    Currently President and CEO of J. Walter Thompson Canada, a marketing communications and advertising agency, Tony leads an operation that develops strategic communications for multinational companies and organizations. He has worked with UNESCO and has spoken internationally on business and social change. At Brandaid, Tony spearheads marketing and business strategy and is active in partnership and corporate customer relationship development.

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    Patty Johnson
    Design Consultant

    Patty is a designer who operates worldwide with partners, enterprises, manufacturers, communities, governments, and designers creating new kinds of design programs and product collections. Her work represents diverse international interests and includes clients such as Design Within Reach, Sephora, Keilhauer, Nienkamper, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the United States Agency for International Development.

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    Cameron Brohman
    Co-Founder

    Cameron has lived and worked in Haiti for twenty-five years and has extensive experience in the development, media and creative industries. His experience in project design, conflict resolution and cultural conservation has resulted in a diverse network of contacts within artist groups, government ministries, aid and development agencies. Cameron focuses on content development, partnership creation and strategic direction at Brandaid.

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    Richard Peters
    Chief Operating Officer

    Richard is a senior level executive with a track record of success in management and leadership positions in both small entrepreneurial businesses as well as large corporate global market leaders. In his 25 plus year career he has worked with both startups as well as online and traditional media organizations including his own agency – specializing in technology clients.

Previous Investors

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    Paul Haggis
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    Bill Young
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    Richard Boxer
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