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
Product Director
You gotta risk it to get the biscuit.
Colin Spence
Design Manager
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.
Michal Kurgan
Systems Developer
"Laugh in the face of danger" or "do it yourself"?
Taylor Schaerer
Creative Prototyper
Somno mortis est cognata.
David Helm
Sales Development Rep
You live.
- Boogie Nights
Braam Nel
Junior QA
Have a good evening everyone!
Adrian Catana
Developer
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse
- Rudyard Kipling
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
Junior QA
Man, my cheeks look chubby in this photo... and probably also in-person.
Heather Whyte
Marketing Manager, People
And will you succeed? Yes you will indeed! (98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed.)
―Dr. Seuss
Chris Murray
Designer
You're no default serif, and don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
Dalaney LaGrange
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
Luke Wang
Data Scientist
God plays dice. All others bring data.
Benjamin Vincent
Software Developer
We're done here.
― Cave Johnson
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.
Greg Chiefa
Vice President, Sales
Change before you have to.
- Jack Welch
Chris Langlois
Junior QA
Take chances, make mistakes, get messy!
- Ms. Frizzle
Nolan Kennedy
Developer
If today you never say 'good enough', tomorrow you will always have enough.
- Greg Plitt
Lydia Middleton
Office Experience Coordinator
All it takes is faith, trust, and a little pixie-dust!
James Euesden
Developer
Ultimately, I serve only one master... pure logic.
- Shockwave
Kevin Nuest
Product Director
Practice like nobody's watching.
David Filewich
Finance Coordinator
I've got soul, but I'm not a soldier.
Mike Buss
Designer
Would I rather be feared or loved? Easy. Both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.
- Michael Scott
Jeff Lawrence
Brady
Colin
Katie
Marcin
Michal
Taylor
David Helm
Braam
Adrian
Jeff Lishingman
Mark
Kevin Charter
Zoltan
Heather
Chris Murray
Dalaney
Scott
Luke
Benjamin
Heather
Michelle
Marissa
Stuart
Jay
Greg
Chris Langlois
Nolan
Lydia
James
Kevin Nuest
David Filewich
Mike

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 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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