Startup Canada Podcast: Gary Ziegler on the opportunities in FinTech

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Fun Fact: although 70 per cent of purchases are researched online first, 90-95 percent of transactions are completed in a brick and mortar store.

It’s this relationship between online-offline commerce that created an opportunity for Gary Ziegler, CEO of eThor. eThor is a mobile app that bridges the gap between merchants and mobile.

In this episode of the Startup Canada Podcast, host Rivers Corbett talks with Ziegler about opportunities in FinTech, building a high growth company, the importance of focus, and why Canada is a great place to hire tech talent.

The Startup Canada Podcast Show is a production of Startup Canada, a grassroots, entrepreneur-led movement to bring together, celebrate, and give a voice to Canada’s entrepreneurship community. On the podcast, award-winning entrepreneur host Rivers Corbett speaks with the movers and shakers of Canada’s entrepreneurship community to give a glimpse into the future of business, and share insights on everything from social innovation to the future of work, investing, and why we need to think bigger to take our businesses global. Join Rivers Corbett for new episodes every Tuesday airing at 10 AM ET for lessons, trends, and opportunities in entrepreneurship from Vancouver to Fredericton; and Israel to Peru.

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