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Join Evan Sequeira as he meets with Canadian leaders in business and philanthropy to unlock their secrets to living a successful and fulfilling life.

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Join Evan Sequeira as he meets with Canadian leaders in business and philanthropy to unlock their secrets to living a successful and fulfilling life.

    Harris Fricker

    Harris Fricker

    Harris Fricker is the Chief Executive Officer of GMP Capital. We spoke to him about his blue-collar upbringing, breaking in to Bay Street, founding a company with Elon Musk, and what he sees as the future of investment banking.

    • 37 min
    Michele Romanow

    Michele Romanow

    Michele Romanow is a Canadian tech entrepreneur, Dragon and venture capitalist. We spoke to her at the Toronto headquarters of her latest venture, Clearbanc, which is transforming how startups access growth capital.

    • 32 min
    Elmer Kim

    Elmer Kim

    Elmer Kim is the Chief Investment Officer and Head of the Hyatt Bangia Family Office and was previously the Vice President of Growth Equity at BDC Capital. We spoke to Elmer about his career, investing in Canada and the often secretive world of Canadian family offices. 

    • 28 min
    Bruce Croxon

    Bruce Croxon

    Bruce Croxon is a Canadian tech entrepreneur who Co-Founded Lavalife in 1988. He was a Dragon on CBC's Dragon Den and today he heads a venture capital firm in Toronto called Round 13 Capital. We spoke to him about getting Lavalife off the ground, life as a Dragon, and the tech ecosystem in Canada.

    • 30 min
    Silken Laumann

    Silken Laumann

    Just ten weeks before the 1992 Olympic Games, Silken Laumann, the reigning world champion in single sculls rowing, suffered a brutal accident that left her right leg shattered and useless. However, she overcame that injury to win a Bronze Medal for Canada. We spoke to her about overcoming that injury but also the less apparent mental health issues she was facing.

    • 34 min
    Paul Desmarais III

    Paul Desmarais III

    The Capitalize for Kids Podcast is back with a brand new season of interviews with Canadian leaders in business and philanthropy. 

    On this week's episode, we speak with Paul Desmarais III. While Paul is the grandson of the Canadian business magnate who founded Power Corp, he has forged his own path forward. He acts as the Chairman and CEO of Sagard Holdings, the Executive Chairman and co-founder of Portag3 Ventures, and the Chairman and co-founder of Diagram. At the helm of Portag3 Ventures, he has built one of the biggest Canadian venture capital firms in the fintech space and invested in a number of prominent startups – most notably Wealthsimple. We spoke to Paul about carving out a role for himself at Power Corp and his views on the Canadian tech landscape.

    • 28 min

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