Oh, hey! We’re Founders Canada team and excited to meet you.

We’re multidisciplinary, fast and agile. We’re on a mission to become number one destination for startups and entrepreneurs to connect and build the next big thing right here in Canada. Our team is always working on exciting projects to deliver massive value for our startup community.

We’re always here to help, support and inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs. Our team is fully powered and driven by our amazing volunteers. Looking to join our team?

We’re always looking for talent. Get in touch with us!


Eric Rafat
Founder, VP
Angela Liu
Community Manager
Kimi Li
Training Coordinator
Bagas Wicaksono
Marketing Coordinator
Amir Torkashvand
Web Developer
Sabrina Dotsch
Content Marketing Coordinator
Calsy Xiao
Recruitment Coordinator
Tatiana Lyubchik
Marketing Coordinator
Queenie Wang
Project Manager
Shawn Liang
Marketing & Business Development Coordinator
Maryam Zaidi
Marketing Coordinator


Ambles Kwok
VP at Indigo, Founder, Innovator
Emile McLean
Founder Open Sky Incubator
Wilbert Madarang
Program Manager RBC
Charlie Feng
Product and Growth
Kayson Quach
Founder at Haisue Foods
Andeww Lockhead
Cofounder of Stay22


Christina MacKinnon
Legal and Research
Sally Wang


Beta Committee – Submit Your Startup Here!

Getting those early adopters and feedback for your product is huge. Founders Canada Beta Committee members test Canadian startup products and provide super valuable feedback. The feedback is unbiased and honest. Looking for beta users and beta testers? Look no further. It’s free.

Send in your product to us and we’re delighted to help!

Lily Che
UX Designer
Jennifer Chin
Community Manager
Sam Kawtharani
Co-Founder at Seedlify
Sanda Ajzerle
Alex Conde
Community Manager
Jun Yang
Software QA Engineer
Bushra Ebadi
Social Innovator
Nicole Fernandes
Business Manager
Samantha Li