Hello.

Welcome to Granify.

 
Granify is an Edmonton-based company backed by several of the strongest venture capital firms in Canada and the US. We’re at the intersection of artificial intelligence and e-commerce, providing a SaaS solution that enables online retailers to maximise their sales by using cutting edge big data and machine learning technologies. We’re a growing team of eager entrepreneurial individuals that enjoy working in a fun, creative, and agile environment.
To learn more about where we came from and where we're going, read our story.

Meet the Team

Jeff Lawrence
CEO
Invest your time, don't spend it.
Brady Cassidy
Growth Director
You gotta risk it to get the biscuit.
Colin Spence
Design Lead
Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?
– Leonardo da Vinci
Katie Letourneau
Executive Assistant
Money can’t buy you happiness but it can buy you bacon, which is pretty much the same thing.
Marcin Mizianty
Data Science Director
People who think they are crazy enough to change the world are the ones that do.
Graham Erickson
Data Scientist
What constitutes soup, and at what point does it become a broth?
Michal Kurgan
Systems Developer
"Laugh in the face of danger" or "do it yourself"?
Sarah Wilson
QA Manager
Testing is organized skepticism.
Sheldon Ketterer
Associate Product Manager
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Taylor Schaerer
Creative Prototyper
Somno mortis est cognata.
Sarah Barbour
Operations Director
Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
Mike McClenaghan
Development Director
Make your own luck.
Kingston Fung
Senior JS Developer
I wonder if taking both the red and blue pill would bring me back to the home screen?
David Helm
Sales Development Rep
You live.
- Boogie Nights
Braam Nel
Intern Widget Tester
Have a good evening everyone!
Rares Sfirlogea
Developer
The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.
Adrian Catana
Developer
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse

- Rudyard Kipling
Dustin Friel
Senior Developer
We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.
– Alan Turing
Jeff Park
Enterprise Account Executive
I believe that if life gives you lemons, make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.
Jeff Lishingman
Developer
Life's most persistent and urgent questions is, "What are you doing for others?"

- Martin Luther King, Jr
Mark Sebestyen
Experiments Analyst
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
Kevin Charter
Senior Developer
Zoltan Berkes
Intern Widget Tester
Man, my cheeks look chubby in this photo... and probably also in-person.
Robyn Dubuc
Creative Prototyper
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
– Terry Pratchett
Dave Van Vliet
Graphic Designer
I’ve long seen failure as a tool, not an outcome.
― Scott Adams
Heather Whyte
Marketing Manager, People
And will you succeed? Yes you will indeed! (98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed.)
―Dr. Seuss
Chris Murray
Graphic Designer
You don't save the InDesign file, the InDesign file saves you.
Chris Fletcher
Account Executive
We are not of what we feel or believe to do, we are of what we do or fail to do.
― Judith McNaught
Shawn Sidoruk
Software Developer
The master has failed more times than the apprentice has even tried.
―Stephen McCranie
Dalaney LaGrange
Graphic Designer
Get in over your head as often and as joyfully as possible.
― Alexander Isley
Scott Rattray
Account Executive
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present. – M. Aurelius
Stephen Eperjesy
Business Development Rep
If you're going through hell, keep going.
― Winston Churchill.
Luke Wang
Data Scientist
God plays dice. All others bring data.
Erin McIntyre
Widget Tester
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop to look around once in a while, you could miss it.
― Ferris Bueler
Benjamin Vincent
Software Developer
We're done here.
― Cave Johnson
Thomas Beton
Creative Prototyper
Go beyond the impossible and kick reason to the curb!
Christopher Solinas
Data Science Intern
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
― Anonymous
Heather Freeland
Senior Account Director
That's the real trouble with the world. Too many people grow up.
― Walt Disney
Michelle Arensman
Senior Account Director
Never let anyone treat you like a yellow starburst. You are a pink starburst.
Marissa Javaid
Senior Account Director
Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time, to figure out whether you like it or not. - V.G. Thomson
Stuart Bild
Senior Account Director
Opportunities don't happen. You create them.
Jay Doughty
Vice President, Sales
There is always a path.
Jeff
Brady
Colin
Katie
Marcin
Graham
Michal
Sarah
Sheldon
Taylor
Sarah
Mike
Kingston
David
Braam
Rares
Adrian
Dustin
Jeff
Jeff
Mark
Kevin
Zoltan
Robyn
Dave
Heather
Chris M
Chris F
Shawn
Dalaney
Scott
Stephen
Luke
Erin
Benjamin
Thomas
Thomas
Heather
Michelle
Marissa
Stuart
Jay

Our Investors

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PETER THIEL

Peter co-founded Paypal in 1998, served as their Chairman and CEO, and ultimately led them to their acquisition by eBay for $1.5 billion in 2002. In 2004, Peter co-founded Palantir, a data analysis company currently valued at $20 billion. Over the past decade, Peter has served as an investor and mentor for many of the most revolutionary technology companies in the world. Most notably, Peter was the first outside investor and at Facebook and still resides on the Board of Directors. Peter was also an early investor in LinkedIn, Airbnb, Yammer, Yelp, Quora, Transferwise, Xero, Asana, Stripe and many other great technology companies around the world. Thiel holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Stanford and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. 
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ANDREW MCCORMACK

Andrew is a founding Partner at Valar Ventures. Andrew’s career in technology has included business and corporate development roles at eCount (acquired by Citicorp) and Yahoo!. He joined PayPal in 2001, where he worked closely with Peter in preparing for the company’s IPO. After PayPal’s sale to eBay, Andrew helped launch Clarium Capital and later founded a restaurant group in San Francisco.

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JAMES FITZGERALD

James is a founding Partner at Valar Ventures. Prior to Valar, he was COO and General Counsel of Peter Thiel’s global parent company, Thiel Capital, where he helped manage Peter’s extensive network of investments and businesses. In that capacity, he worked closely with the Founders Fund, Mithril, and Clarium. Prior to joining Thiel Capital, James practiced law for seven years in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. He received his J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles and his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University.

And these other great VC firms in Canada and the US.

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Where is Granify?

Granify has customers in 19 countries worldwide.