Shadi McIsaac of Ownr on Spike in New Businesses Started During Pandemic (Ep. 29)

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Shadi McIsaac is the CEO of Ownr, an RBC Ventures company that offers a simple and convenient way to register or incorporate a business as well as other tools to help entrepreneurs manage their businesses.

As a daughter of immigrant parents, Shadi saw firsthand how entrepreneurship can give Canadians the opportunity to shape their lives and provide for their families and wanted to build a platform that makes it easy to start. Now, Ownr is the largest platform for incorporating businesses in Canada, with 35,000 new corporations and sole proprietorships launch and grow their business. As the leading small business and legal management platform in Canada, Ownr has seen positive trends in new business creation in Canada during the pandemic, with 165% growth in business formations from March 2020-February 2021.

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