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VANCOUVER
TORONTO
CALGARY
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Market One can help your business maintain an online presence and build a loyal community using the power of data to monitor online activity, including conversations, trending topics, and behaviour.

WHY WE DO IT

Market One has carved itself a niche to provide services to an underserved market. We are here to help you stand out and gain that competitive advantage.

COMMUNITY

Market One believes in making a difference in the community by giving back. We have worked with organizations such as the BC Children’s Hospital, Variety, the Children’s Wish Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society, and the BC Women’s Hospital.

Meet Our Team

PRESIDENT & CEO

Farhan Lalani

Farhan founded Market One Media Group in 2013 to meet public companies’ demand for a new approach from investor relations firms. He brought more than a decade and half of experience working with brokerage firms in financial capital markets to the new digital marketing firm, giving him the insights and contacts needed to set a new course for investor relations.

He was a mining analyst early in his career, before becoming an investment advisor and ultimately partner at Leede Financial. In that work he developed deep relationships with financial institutions and public companies, while coming to realize traditional investor relations was no longer effectively reaching retail investors, who have increasingly come to rely on social media, favourite web portals, and online news sources to inform their investment decisions.

Farhan was on Business in Vancouver’s Forty under 40 list in 2015, won the Best Digital and Media Company in Western Canada at the Notable Awards in 2014, and was honoured to win the Outstanding Volunteer Award in 2014 for his philanthropic dedication, presented by Premier Christy Clark. He was also recently named Canadas next 150 Top Entrepreneurs by the TMX Group. Farhan stays actively involved in the community as President of the Vancouver-False Creek Riding Association and Member of the Board of Advisors of TEDx Vancouver.

CFO

Shaun Maskerine

Shaun has worked in the areas of finance, administration and corporate governance with a number of private and public companies over the past 15 years. He has extensive experience in all aspects of financial reporting, corporate regulatory and governance affairs, mergers and acquisitions, and capital raising. Shaun has been involved in a number of start-ups, drawing on his expertise to support their growth from the start-up stage through to public listing.

As part of Market One’s leadership team, he brings this rich experience to the company’s day-to-day operations and financial management, ensuring it is always a tight ship. Shaun holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Memorial University and a Masters of Resource Management from Simon Fraser University.

COO

Hasnain Raza

Hasnain is an early member of Market One, where he focuses on generating net new revenue, ensuring client success, and developing the company’s product offerings. His team manages over 150 accounts across the social media and partner relations team, ad buying, and video production.

Under Hasnain’s leadership, Market One has signed distribution deals with Forbes, BNN Bloomberg, Benzinga, CNBC, and Entrepreneur Magazine. His expertise and achievements have made him a respected figure in the industry.

In addition to his work at Market One, Hasnain is a member of the Forbes Communications Council, a guest lecturer at the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University, and holds certifications from Google, Facebook, and LinkedIn. He is also the Chair and Co-Founder of KickOff Canada, a non-profit that uses soccer to promote positive change in communities, and the Vice President of the Vancouver False Creek Riding Association.

VP SALES, NORTH AMERICA

Veronika van Wollen

Veronika is a business development professional who draws upon her deep expertise in finance, digital marketing, and sales to create growth opportunities in the capital markets. Passionate about connecting with companies and being part of their successes, Veronika is an expert at developing new businesses, building a qualified pipeline, and ultimately driving revenue growth. She has worked with various angel investor conferences and has been actively involved with the Angel Capital Association, NACO, and the Vancouver Angel Forum.
VP MARKETING

Kathleen Estanislao

Kathleen oversees and manages the marketing initiatives across all departments at Market One. With 5+ years of experience in the marketing industry, she has worked with companies to collaboratively create and deliver customized, data-driven content strategies and insights.

With a passion for personal growth and team development, her strength is scalability while maintaining an authentic company culture at the organization.

Kathleen is the founder of a local soy candle company in Vancouver and is also passionate about giving back to her community.

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Mariah Peters

As an Executive Assistant at Market One for the past eight years, Mariah has played a major role in steering the company towards success through her administrative support for top-level executives.

Her unwavering commitment to excellence and exceptional adaptability has propelled her to excel in the fast-paced and dynamic corporate landscape.

Mariah's resourcefulness, emotional intelligence, and proactive initiative stands out as pivotal assets that she seamlessly integrates into day-to-day operations.

She takes pride in fostering a positive and productive relationship with both internal and external stakeholders. From skillfully managing intricate travel itineraries to overseeing office logistics, Mariah's responsibilities transcend the conventional administrative realm.

EDITORIAL ADVISOR

Fabian Dawson

Fabian is a multiple-award winning journalist, an internationally acclaimed author, filmmaker and media expert. His work over the last three decades spans the globe and he also serves as a consultant/strategic advisor to a variety of international companies. Fabian was the deputy editor-in-chief of The Province newspaper in Vancouver, which is part of the Postmedia group, Canada’s largest media organization.
CAPITAL MARKETS ADVISOR

Greg Hall

Greg is an independent business advisor specializing in the mining industry. For over 40 years, he has focused on all expects of financing and structuring significant international exploration, development, and mining ventures. As President of Water Street Assets Inc., he is active in financing both private and public companies.

Greg’s previous positions include Founding Partner & Director, PI Financial; Founding Partner & Director, Haywood Securities; VP, Canaccord Genuity; Sr. VP, Leede Jones Gable; Director & Chairman Audit Committee, Silvercorp Metals (NYSE).
Current positions include President, Water Street Assets; Co-Founding Shareholder & Director, CanX CBD Processing; Co-Founder & Director, Silver Elephant Mining (TSX); Co-Founding Shareholder & Former Director, Numinus Wellness; Member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

SALES OPERATIONS MANAGER

Bryan Nikkel

Bryan is a key facilitator at Market One, providing operational support for all departments. He coordinates video production with all clients, oversees special projects, and account management for clients directly referred to by the CEO. In addition, he streamlines the creative process to ensure marketing programs run smoothly for both the client and media partners.
CREATIVE LEAD

Jack Hsieh

Jack brings multidisciplinary, internationally recognized expertise with an eye for branding, type and design. He has worked with companies from multiple industries and ties in his ability to create designs from conceptualization to final proof.
MARKETING MANAGER

Hugo Quinones Silva

Hugo works with clients in differing industries ranging in everything from cannabis and health tech to mining and mobile gaming, Hugo is well equipped to execute successful marketing campaigns that take into account the ever-changing digital landscape and deliver stellar results.

With a particular passion for branding and a tactical eye for graphic design, he is well versed on the importance of creating an online presence and maintaining a strong brand identity to help reach an engaged and targeted audience online.

In his spare time, he loves searching for and curating new music, taking on visual projects/designing, and attending art/design/music related events whenever possible.

MEDIA PRODUCTION MANAGER

Brett Yelland

Brett is a graduate from the University of Victoria with a degree in Economics. Although his degree title may not illustrate it, he is a passionate videographer and video editor with over 9 years of professional experience. Brett provides post production services for Market One’s video content while also providing assistance on in-studio shoots. Outside of his duties at M1, Brett can be found shooting videos for clients, working on entrepreneurial endeavours, camping, snowboarding, or hanging out with his puppy Dewey.
PRODUCER

Kendra Ho

Kendra oversees all things video at Market One. From our menu of client video services, to large corporate campaigns produced in-house, she manages the production process from beginning to end with the goal of delivering high-quality and impactful content.

With 5+ years as a digital media creator and extensive experience working with C-Suite execs from all industries, she’s developed a knack for helping clients harness the attention of their investors through video marketing.Outside the 9-5, she has a passion for sports, travelling, and photography.

MEDIA PRODUCTION COORDINATOR

Gabe Nuarin

Gabriel is a New Media & Web Development graduate from BCIT. With knowledge in graphic design, website design, photography, content creation, social media marketing, and project management, he is equipped with a diverse set of skills as the Media Production Coordinator at Market One. He is the main point of contact in the Production Team – coordinating video services while creating a smooth, collaborative, and memorable experience for clients.Outside of work, Gabriel spends his time gaming, travelling, drinking wheat ales and stouts, and rooting for the Seattle Seahawks. #GoHawks
HOST

Jim Gordon

Jim Gordon has been a member of the Vancouver media for over 25 years. He has been the co-host/producer of the weekly TV series, “The Travel Guys” since 2003, co-host/co-producer of the weekly TV series, “Our City Tonight” since 2015, and was CTV Vancouver’s Film/TV Critic from 1998-2017.

Jim is also a Business Anchor for a number of TV/On-line/radio media companies and has extensive experience in writing, directing and creating television productions and corporate videos. He is also co-author of the print version of , “Our City Tonight” found in, “Iconic Concierge Magazine.”

HOST

Hannah Bernard

Hannah Bernard is a local entrepreneur, broadcaster and philanthropist in Vancouver. She co-runs local digital agency Roots + Ardor and juggles her broadcaster gigs on the side; mostly in the finance and sports world. She has worked with Market One Media Group for over 6 years and is passionate about sharing stories through impactful interviews!
LEAD GENERATION AND ACCOUNT MANAGER

Sharon Huang

Sharon has managed over 30 clients in the technology, life sciences, cannabis, psychedelics, health tech, and mining sectors to bring their investor marketing to new heights.

As an Account Manager Sharon takes a strong digital marketing lens to help our clients
maximize the impact of our services to amplify investor awareness and engagement.

With over four years of experience in content creation and a talent for advertising and analytics, her digital marketing strategies contributed to a 685% increase in followers, 579% increase in engagements, and 390% increase in impressions for just one client over the course of their campaign.

Outside of the office, Sharon is an avid foodie and traveler with an interest in interior design and real estate investment.

ACCOUNT MANAGER

Jainer Larano

Jainer is a dependable member of the Market One team, managing and coordinating exceptional marketing campaigns across a variety of industries. As an Account Manager, he synchronizes various client needs with different departments to deliver remarkable results and continued client success.

His four years of experience includes social media management, content creation, and a talent for paid strategies, spearheading many of the business’ social media advertising blueprints/designs/plans? for clients, such as the Lundin Group, TMX Group, and with our publishing partners, including the Financial Post.

In his off-time, Jainer works part-time at a vegan plant-based meal delivery service, paying respect to his previous culinary background. He also enjoys running, traveling, and going to concerts, including the occasional music festival.

MARKETING STRATEGIST

Rishav Kayastha

Rishav is a graduate from Simon Fraser University with a degree in Communications and International Studies. Using his experience traveling and interests in digital marketing, research, and public companies, Rishav aims to make meaningful content relatable to a wide range of audiences and industries. In his free time, Rishav enjoys watching basketball, keeping updated with global news, and what’s happening in the crypto world.
DIGITAL MARKETING COORDINATOR

Ellen Barton

Ellen is a graduate of the Technological University of Dublin in Ireland with a degree in Marketing.

In her pursuit of a digital marketing career, she strives to harness her experience from the tech sales world and use her creative abilities to produce useful and interesting content.

In her free time, Ellen enjoys exploring her new home of Vancouver, socializing with friends, discovering restaurants around the city and diving into the latest new TV series.

DIGITAL MARKETING COORDINATOR

Alison MacFarland

Alison is a graduate from the University of British Columbia, with over three years of experience in social media, influencer marketing, special event planning, marketing analytics, marketing partnerships, brand strategy, and campaign launches. In her role at Market One, she oversees digital marketing initiatives, and works to incorporate compelling storytelling into all of her content.

With experience working with large scale brands such as EssilorLuxottica, her enthusiasm lies in shaping and defining brand identities. Outside of work, Alison has a passion for journaling, hip-hop dance, and spending quality time with family and friends.

WE SUPPORT, NOT COMPETE

We understand the value of forging exclusive partnerships with top publishers and companies. These collaborations open doors to new audiences, amplify brand visibility, and create mutually beneficial opportunities for exponential growth.

COMPANIES WHO TRUST US

OUR STUDIOS

Access Our Studios Across Major Financial Hubs

Vancouver | Toronto | Montréal | Chicago

Our studios are conveniently located in Vancouver, Toronto,  Chicago, and Montréal. These locations allow your company to have the flexibility to film what you want, when you need it.