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CardSwap Inc.

CardSwap provides national merchants the most effective platform to target, engage and convert online consumers into guaranteed customers.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded September 2010
  • Employees 6
  • Website cardswap.ca

Company Summary

CardSwap is Canada's largest online gift card marketplace offering Canadians rewards when purchasing gift cards for over 350 leading Canadian retailers. Savvy shoppers visit often to purchase gift cards for all their favourite stores - including gas and grocery – quickly accumulating reward points redeemable for free gift cards and even PayPal cash. CardSwap also offers consumers the opportunity to convert unwanted gift cards into cash.

Team

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    Frances Ho
    co-founder

    Natural entrepreneur. Prior experience co-founding a real estate brokerage with $50mm+ annual revenue. BBA - Schulich School of Business

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    Zaheed Poptia
    co-founder

    Numbers junkie focused on data to drive insights and results. Prior experience building and growing companies. Harvard MBA. Western HBA.

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    Desmond Leung
    technical founder

    Previously employee #4 and CTO at Nurun, a technology company, sold to Quebecor Inc. for $80mm+. Nurun was later taken public (NUR.TSX) where it achieved $1.8billion market capitalization and Desmond managed over 1,200 technical personnel.

    An avid hockey fan, Desmond has also traveled with the New York Islanders after creating a player intelligence algorithm (aka "Moneyball") - it was the only year they made the playoffs in the past decade

Advisors

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    Rob Hyndman
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Amir Kassam
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    George Fowlie
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