Toronto Startups List

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Lee Berger


VP, Investments at Langara Group. Entrepreneur and advisor.

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Nataliya D.

Worked at @bdc-venture-capital, @bdc-financing • Studied at @george-brown-college, @rotman-school-of-management

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Heather Tippin

Principal at Blue Hat Inc. Supporting finance, legal, and operations needs of growing technology firms.

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Grant Furlane

Founder @locomobi, @anai-global-media, experienced start up specialist and mentor

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Yaron Vorona

CEO of Iota Security. Worked on 4 continents. Studied at London Business School MBA; UWaterloo BSc. Business and Physics. Lover of innovative technologies.

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Robert Hurst


Founder @audio-network • Worked at @pwc-1, @pearson • Studied at @insead-1, @university-of-bath

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Brian Sharwood


Formerly, President, @homestars SeaBoard Group, Think Forward, Babson Entrepreneurship Alum

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Shawn Kalin


Founder @allberta-com, Customerge • Worked at @intercell, @venturesource • Studied at @university-of-victoria

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Rahul Parmar

Co-Founder @lighthouse-labs-1, investor @retsly (acq @zillow), @picatic and @careguide. Former consultant turned entrepreneur building tools for SMBs.

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Marina Pinato

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Dhawal Tank

HBA from Richard Ivey School of Business; strong background in selling to, solving for, and marketing to customers (Ranked "Rockstar" Business Analyst at Bell).

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Brian Luong

Founder @schedulingdirect & Glimpse | Associate @bcg | Owner @scholars-at-your-service | Canada's @the-next-36 | Studied at @wharton-school, @mcgill-university

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Gerard Buckley

Founder @jaguar-capital-inc • Worked at @scotiabank, @scotia-capital • Investor @shiny-ads, @medrunner-health-solutions-inc • Studied at @university-of-toronto, @university-of-western-ontario

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Founder of Eastern Hemlock Capital, COI Pond and ListCado. Experience in obtaining bank lending for organizations from growth up to public structured debt.

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Joseph Santoro

DC/LA Superconnector @forbes @MoxieStrategy @StartupGrindDC @ADmapco Creative Strategist, Media2.0Sensei, Political Wonketeer, Entrepreneurial Techie, Neuro PhD

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Andrew Norris

Co-Founder of Taplytics. Business background in Finance and Product (Shaw, @siemens). Queen's Engineer 2007. Mobile Entrepreneur.

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Lauren Robinson

Toronto & Portfolio Ops Director @highline. McGill Alum. 6-yrs of I-Banking + M&A. Hunter of wildly passionate Founders building disruptive digital products.

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Mehdi Ghaffari

Schulich MBA, generalist,

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Ivan Lenev


Investor, Advisor & Entrepreneur

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llewelyn constant

Business Development at MedAvail Technologies (Previously PharmaTrust), a Health-tech startup. Photographer.

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Tara Shahru Amiri

Oxford MBA, 5 yrs of IT consulting at Deloitte, PMP. Entrepreneurial, creative, and analytical. Excellent interpersonal skills.

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Nasrin Azad-McGuire

Currently, in light of my recent studies I provide management support to researchers and entrepreneurs, and work as technology transfer manager to facilitate commercialization of nanotechnology based products and services, and to improve time to market. I

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Richelle Ji

worked at AIG, Sun Life Financial and Bank of Montreal, Queen's School of Business,

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Able Varghese

Founder @able-entrepreneurs • Studied at @carleton-university

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Francois Mathieu

Inbound Marketing Manager @uberflip

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Giancarlo D'Andrade

Ivey HBA and UWO MIT Student | Finance, Ops | @wealthsimple

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David S. Murayama

Univ. Waterloo Masters, Co-founded a social media star-up, multicultural/bilingual. Abilities: Biz Dev, Project & Brand Management and Data Analytics

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Shubham Datta

Math/CA Grad from @university-of-waterloo | Currently working on @north-pine-ventures | Interested in #startups #tech #entrepreneurship #sports

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Alicja Hlibowicka

Dynamic finance/marketing professional with a natural knack for investing, communications and innovation.

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Carlos Castaneda

MBA Ryerson University/Harvard University; Director of Finance at a toy start-up company; strong business acumen

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Simon Lightstone

My startup was acquired by a public company. From programming to sales, I built it from scratch. (BSc. Comp. Science.)

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Brad Hayes

Engineer (Eng Phys, Queen's). Strong Business Bkgrd (Currently BCG Consultant, Rotman MBA 2011). Ops Bkgrd (Construction, 4 years). Hobby iOS app 'Route-Out'.

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Andrew Wright

Focusing on identifying and working with Technology based Startups, bringing Creativity with practicality, vision with experience. The best of both worlds

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Kristina Grinshpoon

Worked at @blast-radius, @israel-ministry-of-finance • Studied at @hebrew-university-of-jerusalem

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David Brait

Umich Ross BBA, Worked @ OMERS @Ox Capital

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Rajan Sharma

Founder @umyum • Worked at @new-york-university-1 • Studied at @new-york-university, @cornell-university

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Nick Rogov


1st startup in high school; computer engineering, economics, and finance education; 4 yrs of investment banking; 3 yrs working with startups

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Matthew Burns

Full-time thinker, part-time savant. Founder @fondly , @groudu , @ticket-elephant • Studied at @wilfrid-laurier-university

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Arin Goswami

Waterloo Math & Laurier Business. Previous experience at BlackBerry - R&D Finance, TD Canada Trust - Technology Services, and GE Nuclear - Finance & Accounting.

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Amad Abdullah

Co-founder of OneSet. Strong business and analytics background. MPS (UWaterloo), BBA (WLU)

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Jeremy Goldman

Financial Professional, CFA. Incubated 12 companies, taken 7 public. Worked at TD Bank (Banking and eCommerce), BCE Emergis, and 2 start-ups (1 acquired by Equifax).

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Ron Goldstein


Ivey MBA / CFA. Successfully marketed financial products and services to affluent consumers and institutional clients. Also developed strategic plans and financial / management reporting packages.

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Ayokunnu Are

Ayokunnu Are is an international financier and advisor who has worked in the private banking and financial services industry for over 20 years.

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Neel Lukka

Co-Founder and COO @gata-labs. Former Investment Banker. CFA Charter Candidate. Queen's Commerce Alum.

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Thomas Bell


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Innovative and entrepreneurial senior executive. Kellogg MBA. Extensive capital markets background. Data evangelist. Start-up & systems development experience.

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Geet Bawa

University of Toronto, Portfolio Management, Strategy Consulting

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Nicholas Teo

Strong background in finance. Experience with helping emerging companies to grow. Expertise in technology and manufacturing. Good leadership and coaching skills.

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Ashton Rourke

Ivey HBA and materials science dual degree candidate 2016. Currently working with medical technology start-up Fernando Kerr. Co-founded first start-up in 2012.

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Sarah Giesbrecht

Passionate MBA graduate who wants to make a positive impact on the world be combining business skills with the social sector

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Margarita Cargher

Founder of PartnerConnection and Crystal Owl Consulting • Studied at @university-of-waterloo and worked at @loblaws as an analyst

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James Warren

Global luxury retail, CPG and Big 4 experience looking to make an impact a grow a start-up.

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Lak Chinta Ph.D.

Founder & CEO of Health-Seeds, Board Director, Senior Management experience, Start-up sales & marketing exp., Creative Destruction Lab @ U of T, MBA, PhD

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Rakan Khalid

Richard Ivey School of Business MBA, Corporate Development and Strategy Professional; Experienced Product Development Manager

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Lina Ly

Trilingual in English, Mandarin Chinese and Vietnamese. Strong accounting background; interested in entrepreneurial career path and working for a start up.

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Ralph Llacar

Business and Mathematics graduate, internships in Investment Banking and Private Equity

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Michael McCormick, CPA, CGA, FRI(E)

Executive in Finance / Real Estate with Start-up Experience. CPA/CGA + IBM management + Cornell/Queens EMBA. Passion for business, engineering & design.

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Anna Nicolaou

Journalist and web producer for the Financial Times, writer for Fast Company, former financial trader.

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Stas Dimos

Ivey Business grad, Business Development/Sales experience with creative/marketing skills and entrepreneurial spirit.

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Ryan Racioppo

Accountant, Economist, Programmer and creator of

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Imran Sahadeo

CA, CPA with advanced knowledge in tax, finance, accounting, legal with strong co-ordination/liaison skills.

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Christopher Wu

3 years of Mergers & Acquisitions execution and modelling experience; Team player; Highly driven; Richard Ivey School of Business - HBA with distinction 2011

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Matt Himel

Lawyer. Strategist. Entrepreneur.

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Dennis Fong

Founder @cygnus-connect. MBA, CFA Charterholder, former equity analyst (Macquarie), writes code, rides a bike.

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Lasith Lansakara

NYU MBA with Undergrad in CS; Experienced consultant advising high-growth companies to develop business plans, product roadmaps and growth strategies.

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Moudi Al-Ghashyan

Founder @food-with-benefits-2 • Worked at @king-abdullah-university-of-science-and-technology-1 • Studied at @mcmaster-university

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Jason Yoo

Student at UC Berkeley (Economics & Business)

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Gilbert Cassar

Founder @netnome • Worked at @towers-watson, @grant-thornton-llp • Studied at @university-of-toronto

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Christopher Gilbert

Schulich MBA graduate ('14); Specialization in RE (with PE and VC exp.); Interned @ Cdn. pension plan (alt. investments); Management and consulting experience.

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Mason Kuang

Co-founder of Heka, Trustee at CKI, CR at AIESEC

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Jacob Adams

Founder @pearson-spectre • Worked at @xyz-associates, @acme-corp-3 • Studied at @mcgill-university, @devry-university

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Josh Dhanpal

CFA Level II Candidate & Data Analyst at L2 Trading

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Shastri Sookdeo

Edinburgh Business School MBA 2011. Worked as an engineer on development and design of several projects.

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Michael Nguyen

MiM Graduate at W.P. Carey School of Business

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Wen-Hung Lue

Economics MA looking to bring my skills into the start up world either doing data analysis, finance, or project management

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Woody Wu

Professional Accountant at the intersection of business and technology.

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Stephen Chin

Candidate for Master of Accounting at the University of Waterloo

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Elliott Charbonneau

McGill BCom. and lvl II CFA candidate with global perspective and a passion for finance, sustainable business and alternative investments

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Vernon Tam

Campus Ambassador at Nspire Innovation Network | Accounting and Finance Student at the University of Waterloo

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Olya Melnik

Founder @pickapaw • Worked at @j-p-morgan-1, @scotiabank • Studied at @instituto-de-empresa, @schulich-school-of-business

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Brian Lui

University of Waterloo, Accounting and Financial Management Major; Ex-Canadian Forces Officer; Audit Manager at CIBC; Helped develop CIBC's trading app

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Zamiul Haque

Waterloo Economics, Launched Website, Considerable experience with Sales while working for Ontario Energy Group

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Duane Kailas

Waterloo Econ&Finance, Aspiring CFA, Finance Geek, Keen on Investment Banking, Hockey and Baseball Fanatic, Beer Connoisseur, Outgoing and Outspoken Friend

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Kejda Qorri

Graduate Student at the University of Waterloo. Experience in accounting, finance, process improvement, operations management and communications.

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Victor Poon

Aspiring CPA CA, looking for new opportunities in a start up, willing to relocate

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Madhu Revuru

A University of Waterloo Student at the School of Accounting and Finance while also completing a BSc in Biotechnology. Graduated with an IB Diploma in 2013.

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Sisi Wei

Mathematics/Financial Analysis Student at University of Waterloo, actively looking for jobs, and startup companies to join, learn, and improve:)

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Yiting Sun

Waterloo AFM '18, worked at Levi Strauss & Co. and Scotiabank

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Tamara Sam

Bilingual MBA & Master of Finance Operations expert, experienced in launching new companies. As a true self-starter, I deliver results.

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Thomas Kim

Worked at @deloitte-consulting @manulife-financial Studied Actuarial Science & Statistics & Finance at @university-of-waterloo

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Sarah Makins

Master of Accounting Candidate, University of Waterloo, CMA Student

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Justin Vermeer

Queen's engineer and Mac MBA- managed a consulting start-up while completing MBA studies. An outside of the box thinker that doesn't conform to MBA stereotypes

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Anthony Holmes Staten

Versatile finance professional, skilled in financial & strategic analysis, credit analysis, due diligence, and implementing product development initiatives

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Yanny Young, CFA, CAIA

8-year international Finance & Tech, CFA, tech-enthusiast, multilingual (Chinese, Japanese, sql, unix, readable java).

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Hassan Hameed

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Celine Plante

Entering student at the Richard Ivey School of Business (HBA1). Completed two years of undergraduate degree in Financial Economics at the University of Western Ontario.

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Hamza Naqi

Student at Queen's School of Business

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Adam Noyek

University of Western Ontario, Ivey School of Business Graduate, 3 years as a finance professional, now working on a business of my own, love to explore new ops

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Karl Elhen

Founder, CEO at Konopi. V.P. at Rampart. Experience in Business Development, R&D, Product Development, Quality and Environmental Management.

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Peter Foy

Graduate from McGill University. Internships as a research analyst and business analyst. Ran a startup event production company in university.

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Brendan Kiefl

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Alex Rasmussen

Investor and Connector, fascinated by compounding returns, hidden gems, and new business models.

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Myra Khosa

Undergraduate student at McGill; worked at KPMG, Nestle and Bank Alfalah Ltd.

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Cathy Cao

Capital Markets professional with broad skill set, ex-VC, ex-ad agency, Top 3 Finalist in Canada's Next Top Ad Exec, yogi.

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Nick Chan, CPA, CA

A CPA, CA with a strong background in finance and business administration and a high interest in the world of entrepreneurship

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Ammara Niyaz

SSB, York MBA graduate; 5 years experience in Sales and Finance at CIBC, ING Direct and Ennovent; interested in Innovation and Entrepreneurial Ventures

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Daniel Bouillon

Dual Degree in Engineering at University of Western Ontario and Business at Ivey; Worked at Hatch Engineering Consulting.

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Vinay Kanthan

University of Western Ontario, BSc, BA. Worked at Labatt Breweries of Canada. Strong business and analytical background

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Sajan Sadhwani

Finance individual with an exceelent grasp of technology and experience in the technology industry.

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Tiffany Wan

Student at Richard Ivey Business School

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Nishant Raizada

Finance Grad, Univ. of Western Ontario

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