Michael Katchen

Co-founder and CEO


Mike Katchen is co-founder & CEO of Wealthsimple which provides innovative financial services to over 3 million Canadians. He has been called an Industry Mover, a Change Agent, and one of Toronto’s 50 most influential people. He is a recipient of Entrepreneur of the Year awards from Ernst & Young, Canadian Startup Awards, and Techvibes. Mike is on the Board of Intact Financial and the Wealthsimple Foundation, an initiative that helps children from modest-income families save for post-secondary education.


thursday – 03:20pm Scale Up

Time Icon 20 mins

Location Icon St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts - Bluma Appel Theatre

Building a Business of Consequence

Prepare to be enlightened. Learn from two Canadian founders as they discuss building resiliency within a business. This session will leave you with real-world perspectives on today’s macro-environment for entrepreneurs, how to navigate highly regulated industries, and insights from lessons they’ve learned. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from these accomplished business leaders who are successfully growing and innovating through different market cycles.