Canada Drives was named among a group of tech companies that are big enough and growing fast enough for an IPO in the near future. But the flood of private equity funds in the last few years has enabled these fast-growing companies to stay private for longer...
Canada Drives was proud to raise almost $25,000 for the GVFB this holiday season! Learn why the FinTech company was compelled to support the Greater Vancouver Food Bank's fight against hunger...
For the fourth consecutive year, Canada Drives has been recognized as one of Canada’s fastest-growing companies earning a coveted place on the 2019 Enterprise Fast 15 and North American Technology Fast 500 rankings. No stranger to high praise and accolades, Canada Drives accepted Deloitte's prestigious Best Managed Company award earlier this year. Founder Cody Green credits the company's continued growth and success to his team...
One of Canada's fastest growing companies, Canada Drives was featured in Daily Hive's list of Vancouver-based companies that boast excellent work-life benefits. The fintech enterprise has dozens of roles to fill in sales, IT, marketing, finance, and much more!
Shannon Friesen, featured on The Globe and Mail, sharing the common pros and cons of leasing and financing. Leasing can have some disadvantages. For example, if someone drives a lot, they may exceed the allowable mileage in a lease and be required to pay extra. Cars need to be returned in the same condition as they were received, and lessees will be subject to early termination fees if they try to get out of a lease. With ownership, you don’t have to worry about mileage, you can...
On the eve of hitting the 500-strong headcount milestone, Canada Drives spoke to Vancouver Is Awesome about the journey so far, the secrets of its success, and the exciting opportunities that a fast-growing company can offer motivated professionals in BC.
Canada Drives is a winner of Canada's Best Managed Companies Program! We are honoured to be recognized by Canada's leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in private Canadian-owned companies. This recognition is a huge testament to the efforts of the Canada Drives team to build a world-class company that's having a profound impact on the way Canadians buy vehicles and access financial services.
Canadian Business explores what it takes for Canada Drives to become a Best Managed Company Award winner, #1 on the 2016 Growth 500 ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies, and a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 winner for the past 3 years.
Canadian Auto Journal explores how the industry is transitioning financial products into the digital age. Shannon Friesen, VP Dealer Services at Canada Drives, explains dealerships and banks are adapting differently to the modern environment where more Canadians are going online to shop for vehicles.
Canada Drives VP of Dealer Services, Shannon Friesen, speaks with Automotive News Canada about how dealerships shouldn’t take a one-size-fits-all approach in communicating with customers. Friesen emphasizes the importance of taking a consultative sales approach.
BC tech companies topped this years list taking down the top two spots for fastest growth. Twelve BC tech companies were included in this years list of Canada's top 50 fastest growing tech companies including Vanrx Pharmasystems, Mojio, Bench Accounting, Left, Foodee, Refresh Financial, Visier, Eastside Games Inc., Canada Drives, BuyATab Online Inc., and Unbounce. The Technology Fast 50 program celebrates the world-class achievements of Canadian technology companies, highlighting their true commitment to innovation, leadership, and rapid revenue growth between 2014 and 2017.
Recognizing the fastest growing technology, media, telecoms, life science, and energy tech companies in North America, the prestigious roll call spotlights businesses that have increased their revenue by the greatest percentage between 2014 and 2017. This year, 12 Metro Vancouver companies have made it onto the register.
Canada Drives is recognised among the country’s most successful technology companies for the third straight year on both the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 (Canada) and the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 (North America) ranking. The program and annual award distinguishes the top 50 Canadian technology companies with the highest revenue-growth percentage over the past four years. Canada Drives is one of only seven companies nationally and two provincially to make the list three years running.
Canada Drives ranks No. 43 with 500% in revenue growth from 2014 to 2017. Canada Drives ranked No. 6 on the 2016 list, with four-year revenue growth of 2,703%. The company ranked No. 18 on the 2017 list with four-year revenue growth of 1,760%.
Deloitte has released its list of its Technology Fast 50, which recognizes tech companies in Canada experiencing significant revenue growth over the past four years. Deloitte noted that this year’s cohort of Canadian tech companies also performed well in the North American Fast 500 ranking, with 81 securing a spot on the list. This list ranks the 500 technology companies in North America that post the highest revenue-growth percentage over their last four years of operation.
Canada Drives is recognised among the country's most successful technology companies for the third straight year on the Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50™ Companies ranking.
Shannon Friesen, Canada Drives VP of Dealer Services, writes in the latest issue of Auto Fin Journal how third-party lead generation companies are gaining popularity within the automotive industry because they can provide dealerships with the leads they need.
Canada Drives is featured in the Power 100 issue published by Auto Remarketing Canada today. The companies listed and profiled are the major players in Canada's used-car and remarketing worlds. Canada Drives recent expansion into the United States and the United Kingdom is also profiled in the magazine.
Inc columnist Kevin Daum writes YPO member Cody Green started his career as a car salesman, but he doesn't fit any of the stereotypes. He's young, with a genuine smile and nice-guy Canadian demeanor, says Daum. Green saw firsthand the discomfort of a customer picking out the perfect car, only to be told they couldn't get financing. That's why Green founded Canada Drives, a fintech company that connects customers to dealers based on their credit profile. Customers fill out basic information online to learn what they can afford before they ever step onto a lot. Then, they're contacted by a pre-vetted dealership that already understands their credit situation.
The latest Auto Remarketing Canada column by Shannon Friesen, Canada Drives vice president of dealer services, looks at how auto dealerships should utilise marketing strategies that advertise their dealership as a customer-centric and low-pressure space that defies traditional stereotypes, in order to increase lead consistency and attract car buyers based on the notion of trust.
Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked Canada Drives No. 14 on the 30th annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Canada Drives is one of four national winners to place in the prestigious Top 20 three years running. The Growth 500 – formerly PROFIT 500 – ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue growth. Canada Drives placed No. 14 in the 2018 Growth 500 with five-year revenue growth of 4,610%. Canada Drives was the only company in the Top 20 with over 200 employees. There are currently 400 staff working in its head office in Vancouver. Canada Drives was also one of five companies from British Columbia to finish in the Top 20, four of which are based in Vancouver.
The 28 financial services firms on the 2018 Growth 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies grew their revenues an average of 1,307% between 2012 and 2017. Collectively they employed 2,261 full time-equivalent employees in 2017.
Canada Drives has been named among Business in Vancouver's 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in British Columbia for 2018. Canada Drives is ranked among the top 10 companies on the list, which offers insight into which industries have gained the most ground over the past five years. As a financial technology company, Canada Drives helps Canadians access auto financing and other credit products through its online platform.
Auto Remarketing Canada reports Canada Drives is enjoying year-over-year growth of 20 percent for its online auto financing application solution. More than 502,000 Canadians applied for an auto loan during the past 12 months. That figure marked a rise from the approximately 417,000 Canadians who applied for auto financing over the previous period. Ontario led regional auto loan application growth at 29.4 percent, followed by British Columbia at 22.4 percent.
Canada Drives founder and co-CEO Cody Green joined host Nick Zulovich for this episode of the Auto Remarketing Podcast. Green shared how the company has grown in Canada and how that experience will help the operation as it expands into the United States and the United Kingdom.
CBRE talks to Cody Green, Canada Drives Founder and Co-CEO, about how the company has grown to 400 employees who help over a million Canadians a year with their auto financing. CBREForward showcases the fastest growing companies in Canada.
President Trump’s H1-B visa lock down might benefit the Canadian tech sector, writes Cody Green, Founder and Co-CEO of Canada Drives. Green encourages Canada to be mindful of the opportune timing of current events, and do more to attract foreign tech workers who can eliminate bottlenecks to growing the Canadian tech sector.
Canada Drives, a Vancouver-based developer of an online loans platform that offers vehicle financing services to its clients, announced that twenty per cent more Canadians applied for car loans online with Canada Drives, the nation's leading auto finance company, over the past year than the year before.
PwC Canada Shift podcast host Jon Finkelstein interviews Cody Green, Founder and Co-CEO of Canada Drives, about how the fintech company is transforming the way Canadians get car loans. The two discuss the growing pains and lessons learned of a start-up, creating a culture of customer centricity from the ground up, and remaining agile in the ever-evolving world of emerging technologies.
Twenty per cent more Canadians applied for car loans online with Canada Drives, the nation’s leading auto finance company, over the past year than the year before. Over 502,000 Canadians applied for an auto loan in the past 12 months. Approximately 417,000 Canadians applied for auto financing over the previous period. Ontario led regional auto loan application growth at 29.4 percent, followed by British Columbia at 22.4 percent.
Fintech business Canada Drives has now officially expanded to both the United States and the United Kingdom, launching USA Drives and UK Drives. The Vancouver-based company, which along with its group of companies, provides an avenue for consumers to obtain online auto financing and personal loans. It conducted six-month pilot programs in the U.S. and U.K. and is now working with tens of thousands of customers there.
Automotive News reports new online shopping tools are pushing more auto-sales transactions into the digital world, raising the question of whether the Internet will prove as disruptive to the car business as to other retail sectors. Reporter Steve Mertl writes Canada Drives allows buyers to shop for vehicles and arrange financing through hundreds of dealers nationwide. Customers also learn for which automaker incentives, rebates or special financing they’re eligible.
Facebook looks at how Canada Drives saw an increase in its click-through rate after running a campaign with a combination of a full-screen Canvas plus collection ad formats. As part of a new customer acquisition campaign aimed at catching peoples' attention and leading them to the company website, Canada Drives decided to move beyond the standard direct response ads it had used in the past.
Finalists for the Vision to Reality (V2R) Awards, given out annually by PwC Canada, were announced this week, and four British Columbia organisations - including Canada Drives - are in the running. The awards cover four different categories and named 20 nominees.
PwC Canada named Canada Drives as a finalist for the 2018 Vision to Reality (V2R) Awards program today. The V2R awards recognize and celebrate Canada's most forward-thinking and innovative organisations. Finalists in The Builder category for mid-size organisations with $51 million to $1 billion in revenue, must be able to demonstrate a new idea that’s adding value to people, business or society.
PwC Canada has announced the list of finalists for its Vision to Reality Awards, with Canada Drives among the 20 companies honoured. Open to organizations of all sizes, industries, and sectors, the Vision to Reality Awards celebrates Canadian innovators from the early-stage to late stage.
PwC Canada explores how Canada Drives is innovating the financial services industry. “Canada Drives has revolutionised access to auto financing in Canada," said company Founder and Co-CEO Cody Green. "Auto finance hadn't evolved globally for many years, despite being a major part of the buying process. Canada Drives took the financing process online for the first time, allowing Canadians to get approved before they ever went vehicle shopping.”
Canada Drives account manager Sonny Dhanoya's commentary in Auto Remarketing Canada looks at how more Canadians are interested in buying used cars as opposed to new cars. Dhanoya says subprime consumers are starting to take up a large percentage of the automotive market, and auto loan lenders can help consumers with less-than-perfect credit apply for financing within a subprime budget.
Auto Remarketing Canada recognises Shannon Friesen, vice president of Dealer Services at Canada Drives, with a prestigious Remarketing Under 40 award for her achievements in the automotive industry. Under Shannon’s direction, Canada Drives dealership network has increased from 50 dealer partners to over 350.
BC Business magazine looks at how B.C. fintech outfits like Canada Drives are scaling up to make banking easier—and maybe turn the established financial world upside down. The article reveals B.C. is home to many of the country’s most promising and disruptive fintech companies.
Founder and co-CEO of Canada Drives, Cody Green, speaks to Comm-Works about what financial technology companies need to do to stay ahead of the curve. Green says resisting complacency by continuously improving the user experience is essential for fintech companies to sustain their rapid growth. Giving customers what they want also means fintech companies should avoid forcing new technology on consumers, he adds.
RewardExpert reviews the services offered by Canada Drives and USA Drives. The article reports more than one million Canadians have applied for financing through Canada Drives, and how the company launched USA Drives last year to bring the auto financing revolution to car buyers in the U.S. as well.
Canada Drives vice president of Dealer Services, Shannon Friesen, is profiled in Auto Remarketing Canada’s special edition of “Women & Automotive: Profiles in Leadership.” Friesen shares her career experience and corporate leadership to encourage women to pursue senior roles in the automotive industry.
Business Chief magazine lists Canada Drives among the Top 10 fastest growing companies in Canada. The publication highlights the company’s consistent revenue growth and reputation as one of the best companies to work for in the country.
Cody Green, Canada Drives founder and co-CEO, says that although Vancouver seemed to check all the boxes for Amazon – the request for proposal underscored the need for a population of at least one million and easy access to an international airport – he did not believe Vancouver was ever in the running. Green explains Vancouver's proximity to Seattle would have created an immense concentration of Amazon’s operations in the Pacific Northwest, and not exposed them to a new local talent pool to the extent a lot of the other contenders could.
Canada Drives founder and co-CEO Cody Green tells Business In Vancouver the Government of Canada’s new Global Talent Stream program helped the company access specialized global tech talent to fill in-demand jobs where there are shortages. In hiring these highly-skilled skilled foreign workers, Canada Drives can eliminate bottlenecks to grow the company, and that will ultimately lead to hiring ten times as many Canadian employees.
Several specialised engineering positions at Canada Drives were filled through the Global Talent Stream program, after the company demonstrated a need for specialised workers unavailable domestically.
Canada Drives was recognised among the fastest growing technology companies in North America by Deloitte in the 2017 Technology Fast 500 Ranking. The award winners for 2017 are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth during the period from 2013 to 2016.
Canada Drives was recognised for rapid revenue growth, bold innovation and its entrepreneurial spirit with a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program award today. The Fast 50 program honours 50 Canadian technology companies with the highest revenue-growth percentage over the past four years. This is the second year in a row Canada Drives has won the award, and the company was the only business from Vancouver to place in the top 20 two years running. Canada Drives founder and co-CEO Cody Green, credits the company’s unique online solution and friction-less customer experience with the business’ impressive revenue growth.
Canada Drives account manager Ben Sutherland's commentary in Auto Remarketing Canada looks at how times have changed for Canadian car dealerships. From the generational switch in car buying to the impact of technology in the auto industry and the heightened percentage of subprime car buyers. Sutherland says dealerships need to ask themselves more than ever how their subprime department is doing.
The purpose of the event was to educate companies on the importance of video in Facebook advertising and the direction that Facebook is taking. Canada Drives was invited to be showcased as an example of what can be accomplished with video advertising.
Canada Drives is featured in Auto Remarketing Canada’s Power 100 edition. Company founder and Co-CEO Cody Green explains how Canada Drives helps car buyers find out and understand how much they can afford, and what their monthly payments will look like before they step on to a dealership lot. He also says dealers are an important part of the equation, and they are crucial to Canada Drives service being successful.
The Globe and Mail reports a record two million vehicle are likely to be sold in Canada this year. Cody Green, Founder and Co-CEO of Canada Drives, says the increase in the Bank of Canada's key rate last month had little impact on financing, leaving rates for auto loans at about the same level as a year ago.
Business Review Canada reports on the top 10 fastest growing Canadian companies, from a multitude of industries, ranked by five-year growth. The article describes Canada Drives as offering an innovative way of providing customers with vehicle financing, regardless of their credit score, and from the comfort of their own home in a quick and easy process.
Daily Hive highlights the top 25 companies by region on the 2017 PROFIT 500 Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies list. The report is divided into cities including Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, and Vancouver.
The Business Leadership Podcast features Canada Drives Founder and Co-CEO Cody Green. Cody shares his experience building and growing a successful company. He also talks about his leadership influences in the interview with host Edwin Frondozo.
Business in Vancouver ranks Canada Drives among the top fastest growing companies in British Columbia. Founder and Co-CEO Cody Green discusses Canada Drives evolution and expansion into the U.S., U.K. and Australia. He credits increasing consumer demand and access to a deeper tech talent pool as reasons why the company has sustained so much recent growth.
BNN's Business Day AM host Andrew Bell talks to Cody Green, Founder & Co-CEO of Canada Drives, about how the company is bringing fintech to the auto loan industry. Cody is also congratulated for being a "Top 40 Under 40" winner this year.
Cody Green is named one of Canada’s Top 40 under 40 for 2017. The list of Canada’s outstanding young leaders includes a who’s-who of Canadian achievement. The recipients were selected by an advisory board that includes the likes of chief executives from CIBC, WestJet and FirstEnergy.
Today’s Business in Vancouver show looks at Canada Drives rapid growth, and how it relates to Canada’s record auto sales this year. Founder and Co-CEO Cody Green also shares his views on the impact of ride-hailing, ride-sharing, and autonomous vehicles on the auto industry.
Vancouver tech companies like Canada Drives reported a rise in applications from the U.S. following Trump’s win. Changes to Canada’s immigration policy and Trump’s victory both may give Canadian tech startups an edge in 2017 after the sector’s struggles with a talent crunch in the previous year.
Canadian Business magazine provides a snapshot of the PROFIT 2017 winners. The publication lists company revenue and employment details, and explains how Canada Drives facilitates auto financing and credit services for consumers through an online portal.
Within days of this month’s U.S. presidential election, Cody Green’s Vancouver-based financial tech startup was facing “an influx of literally dozens of resumés coming in from the States.” Green, the Founder and Co-CEO of Canada Drives, says it’s too early to say if the flood of American applicants is a knee-jerk reaction from some skilled workers unhappy with the ascendancy of president-elect Donald Trump.
Deloitte announces the Technology Fast 50 winners from across the country, with Canada Drives placing in the top 10. The Technology Fast 50 program celebrates the world-class achievements and the tremendous evolution of the Canadian technology sector.
Three Vancouver companies – including Canada Drives – are among the top winners of the 2016 Canadian Technology Fast 50 awards. The program hosted by Deloitte recognizes the 50 fastest growing Canadian technology companies with the highest percentage revenue growth over five years.
Identify the opportunity. “Vision comes down to identifying a real problem and finding solutions for it,” says Cody Green, Founder and Co-CEO of Canada Drives, a Vancouver-based fintech company that lets consumers secure auto financing online before their vehicle purchase at a dealership.
After majoring in bass guitar, Cody Green, Founder of Canada Drives, took a career detour. Working at a dealership led him to pursue his business venture in auto finance, now Canada's fastest-growing company of 2016. We discuss how he managed to achieve 12,686 per cent in revenue growth over five years and what drove this meteoric success.
There is little question that e-commerce is becoming more ingrained in the shopping habits of Canadian consumers. Yet in spite of the fact that 76 per cent of Canadians shop online, Statistics Canada's most recent study on digital technology and Internet use indicates that only 13% of Canadian businesses are selling online. This is due to a few businesses occupying a great portion of the e-commerce landscape.
This is the first time the event has been held in Vancouver in NACO’s 16-year history. It shows recognition of the city’s growing role in Canada’s investment success story. In 2015, Vancouver’s entrepreneurs received a record $641M in total capital investment, according to CB Insights. Vancouver’s steady stream of high-profile startups – from Canada Drives, the country’s fastest growing startup in 2015, to Slack, the world’s fastest-growing startup ever – have also captured investor attention.
Vancouver, BC – The rapid pace of growth for fintech in Canada should be a warning to all corporate leaders according to Cody Green, founder and Co-CEO of Vancouver-based fintech Canada Drives. Fresh off of being ranked as Canada’s fastest growing company in the 2016 PROFIT 500 index, Green is predicting the dawn of a new age for financing and investment across the country.
A rookie car salesman with a knack for building websites, Cody Green had an idea. Customers at the Saskatoon Hyundai dealership where he worked were coming in to find the vehicle of their dreams—only to discover that loan payments were higher than they expected, or worse, that they wouldn’t be approved for a loan at all.
Vancouver, BC - Canada Drives is the fastest growing company in Canada according to the 28th annual Profit 500 rankings, which is a feat that is internally attributed to a young and dynamic executive team and staff.
Vancouver fintech firm Canada Drives is the fastest growing company in Canada, according to the Profit 500 rankings of entrepreneurial achievement. The Profit 500 is the largest annual celebration of Canada’s fastest-growing companies, ranking businesses by their five-year revenue growth.
The Profit 500 is out again, showcasing Canada’s hottest companies. The companies on this year’s list grew sales by an average of 686% over the past five years, according to Profit Magazine. Over the same period, Canada’s GDP shrunk by close to 4%.
PROFITguide.com, one of Canada’s leading media brands dedicated to entrepreneurial business, has just released its list of the 500 fastest-growing companies in Canada. But we thought we’d shave that down to the top 29 right here in Vancouver.
The remarkable story of how a technophilic car salesman from Salmon Arm, B.C., created a website, changed the way Canadians buy vehicles and built the No. 1 company on the 2016 PROFIT 500—Canada Drives.
Strategy Magazine looks at how the business model behind Canada Drives is relatively simple: Customers, many of whom have less-than-perfect credit, come to the site seeking an auto loan. They’re met with an intuitive and inviting interface that prompts them to answer a handful of questions about the car they want to buy, their recent employment and their payment histories. Within 24 hours, the company says, customers are referred to a dealership Canada Drives has identified as the best fit for their credit profile and are contacted by that dealer to discuss their options.
I've noticed a newfound swagger amongst B.C.'s tech professionals recently. The word is out on the economic impact that the industry has on the B.C. economy (generating $23 billion in annual revenues and $15 billion in GDP), and there is palpable and boundless optimism for the future.
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Vancouver is attracting the attention of the worldwide tech sector, but there’s concern the housing market could kill the momentum. One entrepreneur is warning it’s extremely difficult to find the employees he needs. We know the price of a house is in the millions now, but just finding somewhere to rent is a difficult feat. Vancouver’s latest rental vacancy rate is about 0.6 per cent.
A Vancouver tech company is taking an unusual step to try and attract young talent. They feel they have to think outside the box because too many people are leaving thanks to sky-high housing prices. Canada Drives, which is in one of the Bentall towers in Downtown Vancouver, is teaming up with Google which has captured the offices using its street view technology.
EY has recognized the most disruptive and innovative companies Canada, divided by regions. EY celebrates those who are building and leading successful businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 140 cities in 50 countries. In the Pacific region, finalists include Shoes.com (Consumer Technology category), Canada Drives (Fintech), and Stemcell Technologies (B2B).
Four months after opening nominations for its Entrepreneur of the Year award, which is meant to recognize Canada’s top entrepreneurs, Ernst & Young has released the regional finalists of the awards.
Struggling to meet hiring demand during a period of growth, Vancouver tech company Canada Drives is introducing an online virtual office tour powered by Google Street View technology to support an aggressive recruitment campaign. The company admits it is having difficulty attracting and retaining tech professionals, which it blames on the high cost of living in the city.
Struggling to meet its hiring demand amidst a period of rapid growth, local tech company Canada Drives is introducing an online virtual office tour powered by Google street view technology to support an aggressive recruitment campaign. As documented in a press release last week, the company, along with Vancouver’s entire tech community, is having great difficulty attracting and retaining international and local tech professionals due to the high cost of living in the city
Vancouver’s current tech renaissance is facing great uncertainty and peril due to uncontrollable housing prices that are killing aggressive local recruitment efforts. According to the the Information and Communications Technology Council (the “ICTC”), there will be 15,500 new tech openings in Vancouver by 2019
Premier Christy Clark held her annual BC Liberal leader's dinner in downtown Vancouver a few weeks ago, which as usual brought in over $1 million for her party's coffers. Continuing to advance her storyline from the 2013 election, Ms. Clark extolled the virtues of developing BC's liquefied natural gas (LNG) reserves as the path to long-term prosperity for the province.
It's likely that most of us have read an article, or watched a news story, about millennial or Generation Y employees (individuals born between 1980 and 1994) and their struggles in the workplace. They tend to have repetitive story lines that rarely break new ground, and love to classify all young people at the beginning of their careers in the same light.
When Cody made the leap into entrepreneurship, he leveraged his knowledge of the auto industry and combined it with his technical web experience to launch a service that caught on like wildfire. Today, Canada Drives facilitates over $1.1 billion in loans per year, and has over 160 employees in their office located in the heart of Vancouver’s financial district.
he Fintech Five powered by PayPal profiles five of the hottest and most promising financial technology companies across Canada each month. The list is curated by Techvibes editorial staff and reflects who is making waves in our nation's fintech ecosystem right now.
The emergence of financial technology in the auto sales industry is one of the largest contributing factors behind Canada’s record breaking pace in vehicle purchases. An all-time annual high was set in 2015 with 1.9 million new vehicles sold, marking the third year in a row that Canada has set such a mark...
Vancouver, BC – The emergence of FinTech in the auto sales industry is one of the largest contributing factors behind Canada’s record breaking pace in vehicle purchases. An all-time annual high was set in 2015 with 1,898,484 new vehicles sold, marking the third year in a row that Canada has set such a mark.
Canada Drives’ Founder and Co-CEO Cody Green has been placed in Auto Remarketing Canada's group of 21 industry stars that include digital marketers, auction managers, dealers, sales professionals and more. Without all these players, the automotive remarketing industry wouldn\’t have turned into the massive, successful market it is today.
The gap between a mediocre sales person and greatness lies with one’s capability in maintaining contact with prospective buyers. Extending communication and building relationships with these individuals after they walk off the lot are significant determinants in closing a sale...
Display advertising doesn’t have to cost much to be effective. That’s the premise behind Yahoo Gemini, the technology company’s native ads marketplace that enables advertisers to place ads across Yahoo’s content sites and mobile apps so that it streamlines with the content, providing a more seamless user experience...
Youth employment stereotypes pigeonhole young job seekers, says Canada Drives Founder and Co-CEO. Generation Y (Gen Y) employees and job applicants are being unfairly labelled by inaccurate characterizations, according to a local technology company
Generation Y employees and job applicants are being unfairly labelled by inaccurate characterizations, suggests a Vancouver technology company that is launching a nation-wide Gen Y recruitment campaign.
Canada Drives, which has increased its staff by over 1,500% since 2014, now has a workforce that is comprised of 85 per cent...
Vancouver, BC – Generation Y (Gen Y) employees and job applicants are being unfairly labelled by inaccurate characterizations, according to a local technology company that is launching a nation-wide Gen Y recruitment campaign...
Canada Drives — which aims to help Canadians get car loans regardless of previous credit history and match up dealers and consumers — has been growing at a rapid pace since its launch in 2010, and the company has high hopes for 2016. The company plans to double both its dealer partners and employees by the end of next year...
The latest group of Business in Vancouver’s Forty Under 40 winners has been announced. After 25 years, BIV continues to highlight the achievements of B.C.'s young entrepreneurs, executives and professionals by finding 40 outstanding professionals worthy of the Forty under 40 distinction. Winners, born after 1975, have demonstrated excellence in business, judgment...
Canada Drives facilitates funding of $1 billion in loan applications over past year. Vancouver, BC – With 2015 poised to break Canadian car sales records, consumers are embracing the expansion of dealerships into the comfort of their homes...
Michael Galpin, Co-CEO, oversees the daily operations of the company and looks for new opportunities to grow the brand in Canada through strategic partnerships.
Canada Drives, a special finance company, works with local dealerships across Canada...
Canada Drives began using sponsored Page posts and unpublished Page posts to reach its particular audience. By taking advantage of Facebook’s powerful targeting tools such as partner categories, retargeting (through Facebook Exchange), and precise interest targeting, the company was able to generate awareness across Canada and drive thousands of customers to its website...
Canadian Auto Financing Company Gives Back to Community Starting with Donation of $6000 Vancouver, January 29, 2015: Canada Drives, a Vancouver based business that helps people across Canada find auto financing programs, announced today the launch of thei
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