E 103: Trailblazer Natasha Koifman shares her story from PR Executive to Angel Investor

E 103: Trailblazer Natasha Koifman shares her story from PR Executive to Angel Investor

Founder and President of ​NKPR​, Natasha Koifman has built one of North America’s top PR and marketing companies. Natasha’s strengths as a marketer, communicator and relationship builder have earned her an award-winning reputation for successfully growing North American and global brands across many sectors.

Recognized as one of Canada's most powerful and innovative women, Natasha has been honored with awards from the Women's Executive Network (WXN) and BizBash, recently completed a TEDx Talk and had been profiled in top-tier publications that include FORBES, The Globe and Mail, and Marie Claire.

In this episode:

  • How she built one of North America’s top PR and marketing companies working with big brands and big CELEBRITIES
  • Difference between PR & Marketing
  • True Entrepreneur DNA 
  • How she’s inspired by EVERYTHING
  • How it was a natural fit and evolution to become an Angel Investor
  • Difference between VC & Investor
  • How she’s been able to combine all of her personal and professional interests
  • What the ‘F Word’ podcast is all about and so much more…

About NKPR: 

NKPR is a 30-person agency with office in Toronto and New York and we're always looking for talented people who share our passion for great work. As part of the NKPR team you will work alongside the brightest in the field. With the support of a strong team, NKPR is a great place to keep learning, stay ahead of the curve and advance your career.

They offer ongoing training, employee appreciation events, comprehensive dental and health coverage, endless snacks and DJ Fridays. Everyone is encouraged to support each other and to give back through the NKPR 26 Acts of Kindness program.

Connect with Natasha:

NKPR.net | Facebook | Twitter | NKPR on LinkedIn | Instagram

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E92: Innovate and drive different evolution of how to shop for your money with Jay Dilley, CEO of Ratebroker

E92: Innovate and drive different evolution of how to shop for your money with Jay Dilley, CEO of Ratebroker

Jay Dilley is a Fintech Entrepreneur and CEO of Ratebroker, an innovative financial services marketplace that acts as a champion for the consumer. He believes in financial inclusion, is passionate about fundamentally improving people's lives through technology. An experienced executive, Jay has held President and VP roles in tech and commercial aviation. He has been recognized as a top 40 under 40 recipient, and for his championing of women in leadership. He holds an HBComm in Finance and Economics, a MSc. Mgt, is a CFA charterholder and is a member of YPO.

We have too many Canadians that are excluded from the financial system, approximately 1M in 2015 were unbanked and 5M were underbanked.

Episode Overview:

 

Episode 92, we chat with THE Jay Dilley, who is truly a change maker and driving a different evolution of how to shop for your money! This episode is for anyone that wants to have more options in Finances/Insurance/Mortgages and so on… which means, this episode is for EVERYONE!

He provides such PURE GOLD information and here are the topics that we chat about:

  • How Ratebroker is the Tinder for Financial Services
  • Difference between Rate Comparison tool and RateBroker. It’s about your data privacy
  • Getting vendors to BID for our business
  • How many people are Unbanked and Underbanked In Canada. Totally surprised me, as we are not a third world country
  • Tips for challenging the Status Quo, GDP and it’s not what you think it is!

He’s brilliant, insightful and everyone should be using RateBroker. I love having options.

 

About Ratebroker:

 

At Rate Broker we think finding the best rates should be easy. They put you in the driver's seat we get company's to fight for your business! RateBroker has been setup to get you the consumer the best deals possible on Mortgage Rates,Home , Car and life, health insurance's. Ratebroker is one of the fastest's growing company's in New Zealand in 2016!

 

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Connect with Jay:

Ratebroker.ca | LinkedIn | Facebook | Twitter

 

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E74: Tips on Finding the Right VC for Your Business with Margaret Wu of Georgian Partners

E74: Tips on Finding the Right VC for Your Business with Margaret Wu of Georgian Partners

Margaret (Margo) Wu is a Vice-President on the Georgian Partners investment team involved in deal sourcing, due diligence and supporting portfolio companies. Prior to joining Georgian Partners, Margaret was a Senior Product Manager at Amazon, where she developed mobile metrics and content strategies for marketers and site merchandisers across Europe.

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