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Technology Media Telecommunications

You shape the way the world connects. We help connect you to key opportunities and strategies through every stage of your business lifecycle.  

It begins here

You’re at the forefront of our changing world. Businesses and consumers are looking to you for ideas and solutions to address today’s biggest challenges. And while your success may begin with a great product or service — it’s your relationships, business models, and ability to capitalize on opportunities that will sustain it for years to come.

Our Technology, Media, Telecommunications team delivers the services and advice you need to reach your full potential. We have decades of industry experience and a wide range of professionals to support all aspects and stages of your operation. From securing grants and government incentives, to going public, going global, and passing your business on to the next generation, we’ll help position your enterprise for long-term success.

We’re also proud to be involved with a range of organizations, events, and programs which support this dynamic sector. Some initiatives we’re currently supporting include:

  • Startup Canada
  • Canadian Innovator Exchange
  • Holt Fintech Accelerator
  • Peerscale

Start Up Canada logo. Entrepreneurship Empowers Everyone TMHolt Fintech Accelerator logo   Peerscale logo

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Re-Inventing Edmonton

Four local entrepreneurs share their perspectives on the city’s technology and innovation sector and why it’s a force to follow in the years to come.


  • Confidence

    April 12, 2023

    How to defend your tech company against fraud in an era of mass layoffs

    Mass layoffs have been causing ripples through the tech industry in 2023 and increasing the risk of fraud — including IP theft — within the sector.

  • Progress

    April 11, 2023

    What tech companies can do to rebuild company culture

    Tech companies are urging employees back to work in the name of culture. Might those efforts be harming more than they’re helping?

  • Performance

    December 09, 2022

    Managing growth and profitability in uncertain times

    The path to profitability is shortening for most technology companies and their investors given the current economic pressure. How should CEOs, Founders, and their investors think about balancing investment in R&D, product, and sales and marketing to achieve a high growth rate?

Contact our Technology, Media, Telecommunications Team

Saad Shaikh CPA, CA

Partner, National Leader, Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Saad Shaikh, CPA, CA, is a Partner in MNP’s Technology Media and Telecommunications group in Toronto. Drawing on extensive experience managing financial reporting and supporting key accounting policies, Saad understands his clients’ unique business needs and provides sound advice on their complex accounting and business issues, helping them achieve success.

Saad works one-on-one with private and public sector clients in a diversity of industries on such issues as revenue recognition, accounting for unit issuances and convertible debt. He helps companies with subsidiaries using different functional currencies, share-based payments and complex equity financings.

Saad brings experience working with a Big Four firm helping clients in a wide range of industries, including large private sector clients in the technology, media and telecommunications space. 

Saad is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 2011. He obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration degree (BBA) from York University in 2009.