At Best Startup Canada we track over 100,000 Canadian startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top British Columbia based CEO’ operating in the Payments space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CEO of Beanworks
Catherine is passionate about business process improvement and leads with a vision of making accounting easier and more enjoyable while increasing efficiency and reducing costs. As a CMA professional, she knows first-hand the challenges with financial management and is dedicated to driving change through innovation. Catherine is a co-founder.
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About Beanworks: Beanworks is an accounts payable automation solution that helps companies eliminate paperwork and reduce invoice processing costs.
Co-founder, CEO & President of E-xact Transactions
Peter Fahlman With over 20 years of experience in the computer industry, with an emphasis on networking, Mr. Fahlman devotes 100% of his time to the company and has served it in this capacity since its beginnings.
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About E-xact Transactions: E-xact Transactions E-xact has provided fast, secure, and innovative online transaction solutions for over 15 years.
Co-Founder & CEO of PayWith
A respected entrepreneur and small business owner with a passion for developing game-changing solutions and technologies in the mobile payments, social media, lead generation and daily deal space.
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About PayWith: PayWith is a mobile application development firm that enables businesses to track data and run gifting, marketing, and loyalty campaigns.
Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Buyatab Online
Matias Marquez has received many awards for his entrepreneurial success, including SFU’s 2011 Entrepreneur of the year. Matias Marquez founded Buyatab in 2008 and has helped to grow Buyatab into a global leader in digital gift giving. He holds a Bachelors of Business Administration degree from Simon Fraser University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
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About Buyatab Online: Buyatab Online is an innovative provider of egift cards solutions for retail, restuarants, hotels and luxury brands.
CEO & Founder of VoPay
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About VoPay: VoPay is a leader in payment innovation, digitizing online bank account payments with speed and transparency.
CEO of FundRazr
Daryl leads the innovative collaborative funding company ConnectionPoint, producer of the award winning advanced digital fundraising platform FundRazr, the creator community crowdfunding platform Crowdfundr, and the leading edge healthcare crowd-financing platform CoCoPay. As a serial entrepreneur who loves the challenge of building companies from scratch, Daryl is frequently called upon for expert commentary on entrepreneurship, nonprofit fundraising and crowdfunding topics for CBC, CTV, Global News, TVO, PostMedia, BBC, Forbes, and Bloomberg. Today, he serves as board member or advisor to multiple start-ups/scale-ups including FrontFundr, Quandri, WalletCard, and SignR, and serves as Finance Committee Chair and Director of the PayPal Giving Fund (Canada).
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About ConnectionPoint: World’s leading advanced digital fundraising platform
Co-founder and CEO of Giftbit
Co-founder and CEO at Giftbit.
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About Giftbit: Giftbit is a rewards platform that lets you buy, send and control digital gift cards.