One-click checkout startup Fast is shutting down entirely and will discontinue its products and brand, according to several people familiar with the matter. It’s a stunning collapse for a fintech company that had raised $120 million in funding from backers including payments giant Stripe
John has been in communications since graduating from Creative Communications at Red River College Polytechnic in Winnipeg in 1992. He launched one of Canada's first digital-only local news sites called Winnipeg First in 2007, which led to digital editor postings with the Winnipeg Free Press and Edmonton Journal. In 2012 he joined Bankless Times as managing editor, later becoming president and CEO. He and the Bankless Media co-founders completed a sale and exit in August 2021.