Innovative Funding for Innovators
Andrew Kareckas, CEO at Easly, is a passionate champion of Canadian innovation, domestic economic growth and the future of our country. Andrew is dedicated to serving Easly’s clients on their journey, with the goal of investing $1 Billion annually to innovative Canadian businesses.
Under Andrew’s leadership, Easly has grown 400% since 2019. A seasoned senior executive, Andrew is a Go-to-Market and Public Policy expert with experience scaling several Canadian and internationally-owned businesses. Andrew championed the expansion of Easly’s product offering to include advances on government grants and tax incentives like SR&ED.
Alastair has an extensive background in corporate strategy and finance. Previously a partner with KPMG, before serving as Chief Financial Officer of several companies at various stages of growth, he is now Easly’s Senior Vice President of Business Development.
In his current role, Alastair oversees strategic partnerships and business development and has played a key part in building Easly into the company it is today.
Joanna manages Easly’s sales team, working with innovative Canadian businesses to provide flexible, competitive, and non-dilutive financing options secured by government tax credits and grants.
Joanna leads by example; she has worked directly with many of Easly’s clients, bringing them a streamlined capital solution that helps their businesses grow. Joanna is a CFA and, previous to Easly, worked in corporate finance at various organizations, including BDC, PWC, and RBC, providing financial solutions to small tech firms and large international enterprises.
Kitchener-Waterloo-based Accelerator Centre (AC) has partnered with Easly to support the AC’s members as they bring their innovative ideas to…Read More »
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