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reverse eBay for financial products

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Financial Services
  • Location Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary provides a free online platform where financial institutions are able to bid for the business of customers in live auctions. Targeted towards both individuals as well as business entities, Finizi eliminates the need for customers to shop around in order to get great rates while giving financial institutions an additional channel through which to acquire new customers.


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    Daniel Shain
    Founder & CEO

    Prior to embarking on the entrepreneurial path, Daniel spent five years working at one of the Big 5 Canadian banks. Throughout this time he had a chance to do everything from managing a book of high-net-worth clients to working on national retail strategic initiatives. Over these years, Daniel was able to identify a gap in retail banking which he hoped to solve by starting Finizi. Daniel holds a BBA from the Schulich School of Business.

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    Mike Velshi

    Mike has over 30 years of experience as an executive in the financial sector. He has worked in Africa, Europe, North America and India. In Canada, he has been the CIO at National Trust and Royal Trust, and the CTO of Royal Bank of Canada, beginning their web and telephone banking businesses. He has a degree in Mathematics from University of East Africa and post-graduate diploma in Computer Science from University of London, England.

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    Sam Cukierman

    Sam has combined over 25 years in executive officer line and staff positions in some of Canada’s major organizations (Bank of Montreal, Royal Trust, Cantel, CIBC) where he held senior executive positions. He has helped build businesses (strategy, products, sales management), developed and changed or created brands, and handled turnarounds. Sam is a graduate of McGill University and has an MBA from the University of Western Ontario.


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