Payments How sibling-led Stax became fintech’s latest unicorn Stax recently raised $245 million to become Orlando’s first homegrown unicorn. Over the past three years, the firm has processed more than $23 billion in payments for 22,000 businesses across the US, growing by 500%.
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.