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Bonfire

Meet the easiest, simplest, friendliest way to run your RFP/bid/quote projects

News and Press

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TechCrunch • March 25, 2015

Why we picked it: Anyone who deals with RFPs knows they’re a nightmare, yet it’s how an jaw-dropping amount of money moves around. By centralizing and standardizing how proposals are vetted, Bonfire could get smarter and smarter about decision-making with time. Eventually, it might be able to tell businesses which supplier to use before they’ve even asked for bids.

Founders / Key Team

Corry Flatt 
Corry Flatt 
CEO & Founder

Corry's expertise is specialized in strategic marketing. Prior to starting Bonfire, he founded BrightPath Communications with a partner in business school to address the communications deficit that local startup often face. He went on to work as the Director of Product Marketing for Tangam Gaming and Miovision Technologies, and also has marketing experience at Kik Interactive. Corry received his BBA in Strategic Marketing at the Wilfrid Laurier University.

Alexander Millar
Alexander Millar
CTO 

Alexander is a software developer who is passionate about designing solutions that have a positive impact on users. Prior to joining Bonfire, Alexander was a Program Manager at Microsoft, and a software developer for Research in Motion (RIM) and IBM. Alexander received his BCS in Computer Science at the University of Waterloo.  


		
	
	
		
			
				
					
						Omar Salaymeh 
Omar Salaymeh 
Director of Customer Success

Prior to joining Bonfire, Omar was a Project Manager at Zon Engineering, Energy Analyst at Enermodal Engineering, and Junior Engineer at Hatch Associates. He received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Waterloo. 


		
	
	
		
			Andrew Wilgar 
Andrew Wilgar 
Director of Customer Relations

Prior to joining Bonfire, Andrew was part of the Business Development team at Miovision and was President/Founder of Wilgar Brewing Company. His previous work experience also includes being a Sales Representative at SparkMatrix Technologies and Assistant Recruiter at Kitchener Executive Consultants Inc. Andrew received his BA in Geography and Masters in Advanced Marketing and Financial Accounting at the Wilfrid Laurier University. 


		
	
	
		
			
				
					
						Brandon Noad 
Brandon Noad 
Software Engineer

Brandon is a recent graduate, received his BCS in Computer Science at the University of Waterloo.