About First Carbon Corp.

Making Carbon offset trading transparent and accessible to global markets

First Carbon Corp. is bringing transparency and liquidity to offset trading through a decentralized platform that aims to formalize offset trading on tokenized exchanges.

Our vision

We want to make carbon trading more transparent, secure, and accessible to everyone.

In addition to providing a liquid market for investors, First Carbon Corp.'s token will make it easier for companies to take part in the global effort to reduce their impact on our environment.  By unlocking access to a global, transparent and securitized marketplace, companies and investors can buy offsets from verified sources of emission reduction projects.

Meet Our Team

With extensive experience in blockchain and crypto, financial securities and capital markets our team is uniquely positioned to capitalize on this emerging market opportunity.

Ranjeet Sundher

CEO (DeepMarkit)

Mr. Sundher has over 25 years experience in the capital markets. This includes positions as CEO, President, Founder and Director with public companies. Projects he has been involved in have raised over $100 million dollars. He has been successful in the resource, technology and battery space and guided asset sales, takeovers, mergers and acquisitions with numerous corporations.

Alex Parken

CFO (DeepMarkit)

Alex’s practice focuses primarily in the areas of capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and securities regulatory compliance. He has experience assisting issuers and underwriters on a range of transactions, including public and private offerings of equity and debt, mergers and corporate reorganizations and share and asset sales and acquisitions. Alex’s practice also involves advising issuers on general corporate, commercial and securities law, including TSX and TSXV listings, continuous disclosure, and corporate governance matters. He has experience assisting public and private companies in all stages of the business lifecycle.

Alex received his J.D. and bachelor of arts at the University of Calgary. He obtained his Canadian Securities Course certification in 2012 and has completed Level I of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program. Alex joined Burstall LLP as a summer student in 2015 and became an associate upon being called to the Alberta Bar in 2017. Prior to joining the firm, Alex worked for an investment banking firm specializing in M&A advisory services and operated a property management business.

Mo Yang

CEO

Mo Yang (CPA CA) is a performance-oriented leader who has deep experience in the areas of currency trading, regulatory reporting, Blockchain/crypto business accounting, management reporting, technology implementation, capital raising and VC investment.

Mo’s expertise has allowed him to advise companies such as Polymath and related companies in a CFO capacity on tax structuring, financial reporting and operations management. Mo’s experience includes building and growing tech companies with complex holdings, M&A, capital raising and complex cryptocurrency accounting and treasury management.

Mo is a graduate of the Master program of accounting at Concordia, speaks fluent English, French and Mandarin and is a Certified Professional Account

Derek McKenzie

Business Development

Derek is a creative and forward thinker and problem solver. He enjoys building strong teams and coming up with innovative solutions to support various ventures. Derek founded Charlotte Street Associates (CSA) in 2016. CSA supports immediately recognizable banks, insurers, asset managers and start-ups with product innovation.  Prior to starting his own business, Derek worked at Sun Life’s International Investment Centre consulting with global business units on product innovation, asset allocation (CAD$6B) and manager selection. The team’s global relationships exceeded CAD100B and encompassed more than 100 managers. Derek worked directly with Institutional Investors researching, analyzing and building a wide range of investment products while taking into account regulations. Derek is a CFA charterholder. He has a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies with a Honors Specialization in Finance and Administration from the University of Western Ontario where he was on the Dean’s List and the recipient of the CMA Canada Strategic Management Award.

Adrian Haldenby

Blockchain Data Advisor

Adrian is the Head of Data Science at Blimp Homes where he leads the creation of novel experiences for consumers and real estate agents that combine crypto and AI powered models built using home, listing, geography and usage data.

Before that, Adrian led the Data Science team at GALE Partners, a creative media consultancy and Adage’s Data Agency of the Year, where he owned the consumer data product offering for Alchemy, GALE’s CDP. He worked with clients like BMW, Chipotle, Pella and NBA to model consumer demand, buying propensity and sentiment in order to provide precision targeting for media and CRM, generating millions of incremental leads and sales. Adrian was recognized for his work by Business Insider, named a Top 40 Rising Star Revolutionizing Advertising in 2020.

Perry Haldenby

Blockchain Tech Advisor

Perry is the Chief Technology Officer at Blimp Homes. Perry is responsible for overseeing the development and dissemination of Blimp’s technology for external customers, real estate agents, vendors, and other clients to democratize the home searching process and redistribute value back to users.

Upholding the agency and autonomy of consumers has been at the forefront of Perry’s past endeavors. Prior to joining Blimp, Perry was the CTO of Bunz, a social bartering platform that launched the #PayPeopleNotPlatforms initiative dedicated to rewarding users for their participation on the site. Alongside his CTO experiences, Perry has over a decade of expertise working in tech with companies like CGI and TD and even co-founded a Y Combinator backed hardware+software startup, Amulyte, that focused on empowering seniors.

Muriel Schvartzman

Designer

By day, Muriel is currently Director of Product Design at Ampli powered by RBC Ventures. She helps enable Canadians to earn cash back on their everyday purchases while building loyalty and driving acquisition for brands. By night, she is a consultant helping startups ship digital products with a focus on human-centered design. She has over 8 years of experience working with diverse brands such as Borrowell, Walmart, Zebra Technologies, Allstate, BMO, David's Bridal, Mackenzie Investments, Hain Celestial, Path Factory, Brizi, and Halp.

Eddie Law

Developer

Eddie is a Dev Lead at RBC. He is currently working on the development of a next-gen business payments platform. Eddie spends his day coding up event driven microservices, improving engineering practices + continuous delivery, and being the glue between tech business and design.

Eddie’s had over 6 years building and shipping scalable products as a Software Engineer, with a focus on crafting delightful customer centric experiences. Before RBC, he led the front-end web development efforts at the social bartering platform Bunz. On top of revamping the front end React code base and build pipeline, he played a big role in the creation of the Bunz cryptocurrency and its integration into the system. Eddie also led the efforts to improve search and recommendation capabilities on the backend.