Did you hear the one about the Australian, the Irish, and the Canadian who go to a bar?
They get to drinking and the next thing they know they have started a company! Haha! Who would start a company right now? So 2007, which is when Canadian entrepreneurship in the current millennium peaked, according to some indicators.
But about a year ago, Rory O’Sullivan, an Australian, and Ruairi Hanafin, a transplant from Ireland, got it in their heads that they could build a grain-and-coffee trading platform based on blockchain technology. They pulled in a third colleague at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Peter Vincent, a native of Ottawa, and the three of them decided to go for it.
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