News archive - November 2021

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Company co-founded by Cheriton School of Computer Science alums attracts $37-million CAD financing round

photo of Griffin Keglevich, Ruslan Nikolaev and Rob Khazzam

A company founded by two University of Waterloo graduates is on track to become a giant in the Canadian business-to-business credit card market.

Float, which was co-founded by Cheriton School of Computer Science alums Griffin Keglevich and Ruslan Nikolaev, recently brought in a whopping $37 million CAD in new investments.

The company’s third co-founder and current CEO, Rob Khazzam, who joined Float in March 2021, brings a wealth of experience in business and finance, having previously worked for Uber and various venture capital advisory firms.

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