Rajah Lehal, Co-founder
Rajah received his M.B.A. and J.D. degrees, from the University of Western Ontario Richard Ivey School of Business and the Faculty of Law respectively, during which time he was Co-President of Entrepreneurs@Ivey, a student-run entrepreneurship group and, as well, assisted Professor Richard McLaren with the launch of the Western Business Law Clinic. Rajah also received an Honours Philosophy degree from the University of Waterloo, where he also took a significant course load in Mathematics and Computer Science. Rajah worked for more than a decade in the information technology industry, including three years in software development and seven years as an Information Systems and Technology manager at both a major telecommunications company and at a financial services company. Rajah also received his legal training in the corporate law group at Stikeman Elliott LLP in Toronto, as well as internationally for the Technology Media and Telecom group in the Dubai office of Clyde & Co. Rajah is a Technology and Small Business Lawyer and is counsel for the Venture Law Practice Group at Cobalt Lawyers, a corporate and securities law practice based in Toronto.
Recently, Rajah has been interviewed for a Financial Post podcast and by the Globe and Mail for his work at Multiplicity, and has joined the Loan Review Committee Member for the CYBF Spin Master Innovation Fund and was asked to judge the Ivey IBK Business Plan Competition. Rajah is also on the board of directors of Sky’s the Limit charity that provides laptops to youths in need and is Canadian Responsible Leaders Chapter Head for the BMW Foundation. Rajah continues to be an active member in the start-up technology industry nationally and internationally.
Chris Kay, Co-founder
By day, Chris is a Financial Analyst working with entrepreneurs and angel investors on their personal financial affairs.
By night, Chris is an active member of the Toronto tech start-up community. Chris is a two-time mentor at Techstars Startup Next Pre-Accelerator program, the #1 startup pre-acceleration program in the world. Prior to co-founding Multiplicity, Chris acted as the Group Manager of the Ryerson Angel Network where he was responsible for deal-flow generation and initial screening.
Chris studied Finance at Ryerson University, and has obtained his Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designations, he is also a CAIA Canada Chapter Executive based in Toronto. Chris has completed the Level 1 of the Chartered Financial Analyst program.