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IN­VEST­ING 2016

National Post (Latest Edition) - Financial Post Magazine - - FRONT PAGE -

Judeh Si­wady had Spacefy ready for mar­ket in Fe­bru­ary 2015, but he was look­ing for anon-tra­di­tional means of fi­nanc­ing the Toronto-based com­pany he founded in 2014, some­thing that would con­nect with the cur­rent In­ter­net zeit­geist. Spacefy is a vari­a­tion on Airbnb for larger spa­ces, aimed at peo­ple look­ing to lo­cate and price ev­ery­thing from re­hearsal spa­ces for their rock band, to record­ing studios or per­for­mance halls. CEO Si wad ya nd his small team spent a few months cre­at­ing the soft­ware and find­ing the spa­ces that would make the com­pany work, and by the end of last sum­mer were look­ing to raise $250,000.

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