Anthony Lipschitz

Board Member

Anthony is an entrepreneur, passionate business builder and leader. He is a Senior Executive with a proven track record of successfully raising venture capital and creating value for shareholders and team members alike. He is currently the Chief Strategy Officer at Thinking Capital, Canada’s leading alternative finance company and FinTech trail blazers. Prior to joining Thinking Capital he led StubHub, eBay’s ticketing marketplace, as their Canada Country Manager. Under his leadership StubHub’s expansion into Canada was a huge success, achieving growth rates of over 100% in two years, becoming the clear market leader. Previously, he built and sold, iStopOver, a venture capital backed innovative short-term vacation rental marketplace. Prior to that he was the Vice President of Business Development at Brightspark Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm, widely regarded as Canada’s startup experts. Anthony is a startup Mentor and Advisor with an extensive local and international network of contacts, having lived in and built businesses in South Africa, New York and Toronto. He graduated from Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York, which he attended on a Full Soccer & Athletics Scholarship. He lives in Toronto with his wife and two young sons who keep him happy and very active.