Harp is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of experience since graduating from the School of Accountancy at University of Waterloo with a Masters in Accounting. Harp started his career at Deloitte, working in the Telecommunications teams of both Toronto, Canada and Sydney Australia offices. In late 2012 he left his most recent full-time role as CFO at Virgin Gaming for the past 4 years, where he spent the last 6 months of his tenure as the acting-CEO, managing all aspects of this global web-based tournament gaming platform. Harp’s last eight years were spent providing fractional CFO services for various start-ups in and around Toronto. His portfolio of clients or work experience include Bell New Ventures (corporate venturing arm of Bell), EnStream & Suretap Wallet (mobile payments joint venture owned by Bell, Rogers, Telus), Virgin Mobile, Virgin Money (online banking), Virgin Gaming (online tournament gaming platform), Versapay Corporation (publicly traded B2B Fintech specializing in Accounts Receivable automation), TribalScale Venture Studios (hybrid startup accelerator and VC), Optiva Inc (cloud based billing solution for telcos around the world), and NuAi (B2B AI Operating System Platform). Harp also holds patents related to wearable technologies (Kharaband.com).
Harp has completed over $150M in various debt and/or equity financings for various public and private companies.