Thomas GSEA Foundation Director

Current Work: Co-founder and President at Key


An Idea You Live By: “You can only be in one place at a time so why not make the absolute most of where you’re at in this moment.”


Vancouver, British Columbia

Why You Believe in GSEA

As a former GSEA competitor, my first two angel investors came from pitching at the GSEA competition in 2014. Those same angels have helped me along every step of my journey since, from raising venture capital to scaling and ultimately selling my business.

Currently Residing In

Toronto, Ontario

About Daniel

Daniel is a serial tech entrepreneur and growth expert. He sold his last two venture-backed companies and joined Airbnb full-time where he managed growth in their top tier markets. In 2019, Daniel left Airbnb to start Key, a novel fintech company that replaces a mortgage and allows someone to own a home with only $15k while also providing the benefits of owning with the freedom of renting. Daniel is a fellow EO GSEA alumnus and placed third globally in Thailand. He also serves on the EO Toronto board and is the global champion of MyEO U35 group and the MyEO Angel Network. Daniel has also been named Top 30 Under 30 and has participated as a Canadian G20 Delegate. Daniel spoke at the G20 YEA in China, completed a 100km race along the Great Wall, and has been invited for one-on-one meetings with world leaders such as Justin Trudeau, Prince William, and Kofi Annan. Daniel spoke to 20,000 youth at “We Day”, directed a film series on the sharing economy, received a monthly grant from the Austrian government to conduct research on the European sharing economy and has travelled to over 30 countries.

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