Bringing honesty and transparency to the real estate experience, one agent at a time.
We built WOWA when we realized how little most people knew about real estate agents. Our goal is to give Canadians the chance to find the best real estate agent for them.
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Our Core Products
All-in-One Platform for Real Estate and Finance
WOWA.ca is an industry-leader in real estate and finance technology used by over 4 million Canadians annually. With a wide range of comprehensive financial tools and calculators, consumers can now plan for the financial implications of buying, selling, or managing a home. Our portfolio of over 500 financial and real estate tools are backed by data from leading financial institutions and analyses of real estate markets across Canada.
Real Estate Services Marketplace
WOWA.ca enables buyers, sellers, and renters to select top real estate agents in their area based on their unique home needs. We empower agents to advertise a full range of factors: commission rate, experience, skills, personal biography, Q&A, and videos. Consumers can choose from an unbiased selection of hundreds of agents across Canada while our agents benefit from an exceptional lead conversion rate.
Ajay Kumar is the Lead Full Stack Developer at WOWA. He leads the WOWA development team with a mission to create the best experience for our users. He has experience across a wide range of competencies ranging from cloud to telecommunications. He has previously worked at Amdocs as a Software Development Specialist developing solutions used by Rogers, Telus, and Bell.
Thomas Lo is a Full Stack Developer at WOWA. He is currently studying Computer Science at the University of Toronto and specializes in software engineering. He enjoys learning about new web technology and putting the things he learns into practice. He has previously worked for the Ministry of Education Ontario and outside of software, he enjoys swimming in his free time.
Stuart Fong is a Full Stack Developer at WOWA. He is studying computer science at the University of Western Ontario and has been self-taught in web development since he was 14. He likes to exercise, cook and watch movies in his free time.
Albert Cao is a Full Stack Developer at WOWA. He has a strong background in mathematics and has worked on computing market technical indicators for financial applications. He is currently studying Computer Science at the University of Toronto and is part of the Rotman Commerce FinTech Association.
Product and Content Team
Jimmy Nguyen is an Associate Director, Real Estate/Financial Products at WOWA. He also serves as the Vice President for the Political Science and Pre-Law Association at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM). He has previously worked at a Toronto-based investment group and the Department of Management at UTM. He has a B.Comm from the University of Toronto where he was a finalist in the Rotman Portfolio Management Competition and is currently pursuing a CFA certification.
Daniel Schoester is a Financial and Real Estate Writer at WOWA. He has an extensive understanding of real estate, finance, and digital marketing. Previously, Daniel worked as a venture capital analyst for his university’s endowment fund. He recently graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with an Honours BBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship.
Nensi Shkurti is a Financial and Real Estate Writer at WOWA. She has a mission to help other Canadians achieve their personal finance goals. She is currently the Vice President of the Women in Business Association at UTSC and has previously worked at the US Embassy in Albania. She has a BBA specializing in Finance at the University of Toronto.
Kirill Sukhikh is a Real Estate Content Writer for WOWA’s US Product Team. He has extensive real estate experience and has a property management company targeted at the student and young professional market. He is also finishing his degree in Financial Economics and Statistics at the University of Toronto.
Customer Growth and Outreach Team
Julie Baron is an Associate Director, Business Growth at WOWA. She has extensive experience in politics and previously worked in the Ontario government and as a Staff Writer for The Foreign Observer. She is also well-connected in the Francophone community and served as the Co-President of Français de l'Université de Toronto. In addition to English and French, she also knows German and Mandarin Chinese and has lived in three different countries. She is now completing a B.A. in Political Science and Criminology from the University of Toronto.
Aditya Parashar is a Business Growth Analyst at Wowa. He has extensive marketing and sales experience working with small businesses across Ontario helping them transition to a digital workspace during Covid-19. He is also currently finishing his Economics Degree at Queen’s University in Kingston
Kalpana Modi is a Media Outreach Manager at WOWA. She is in charge of curating relationships with our media partners and helping generate public awareness of WOWA’s brands. She has extensive experience working as a Digital Marketing Manager and has previously handled off-site SEO and outreach campaigns for numerous companies globally. She has a B-Tech in Information and Technology from Rajasthan Technical University in India.
Blake Witkin is a pioneer in Canada’s angel investment community, specializing in the development and commercialization of emerging technologies. He is a co-founder of Maple Leaf Angels, Toronto’s largest angel group, and is currently a board member and former Chair of the Board of Directors of Angel Investors Ontario. Blake has been personally involved in many technology startups, including as a senior executive and private investor of Image Processing Systems Inc., a TSX-listed corporation that was ranked #1 in growth by Profit Magazine.
Rostam Dinyari is a serial entrepreneur with a decade of experience in Silicon Valley companies. He has previously worked at Bosch’s Venture Capital division and built extensive connections in the tech industry. He is now leading strategic AI initiatives at Google Cloud and works with customers and technology partners to develop AI applications for the industry. He has a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Mohamedreza Farahani is a Data Scientist Consultant at BCG. He has over a decade of experience tackling business models and revenue generation from an algorithmic perspective. He is the co-founder of a Business Intelligence and CRM platform, Jubin Co. Prior to BCG, he has worked as a Business Analyst and Data Scientist at TD and SOTI.