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Tinker

Bitcoin market maker

News and Press

Why are Canadians buying Bitcoin?

CBC News • Jan. 20, 2014

Since there are no Bitcoin ATMs in Kitchener-Waterloo, purchases by both Black and O’Rourke were brokered by Trevor Creech. He and his team at Waterloo start-up Tinkercoin help people buy their first Bitcoin and enter the world of online money.

Founders / Key Team

Gareth MacLeod
Gareth MacLeod
CEO

Gareth MacLeod co-founded/joined Tinker in January 2013, and previously worked at Facebook and AMD as a Software Engineer. His notable work is building a captcha system at Facebook, which now serves tens of millions of captchas a day-- keeping users safe from spam, malware, phishing and other site abuses. Gareth graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2011.

Trevor Creech
Trevor Creech
CTO

Trevor Creech co-founded/joined Tinker in May 2013, and previously worked at Indochino, Facebook, and Oracle as a Software Engineer. His notable work is building the photo's tab of Facebook timeline. Trevor graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2012.

Ross Robinson
Ross Robinson
President

Ross Robinson co-founded Tinker in February 2012, and previously started his first finance start-up Willet while still an undergrad. Ross graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2012.