The Future of Business Onboarding Explained by Liam Chennells

In this episode of the CanadianSME Small Business Podcast, we had the pleasure of welcoming Liam Chennells, Co-founder & CEO of Detected. With a rich background in leading digital businesses and an impressive athletic career, Liam brings a unique perspective to the entrepreneurial world. Through Detected, he’s addressing critical challenges in business onboarding and verification processes, making it easier and more efficient for businesses to connect and transact securely. His recent collaboration with Visa highlights Detected’s growing impact on small business customers, emphasizing the importance of technology in fostering sustainable business practices.

Key Highlight Points:

  • Liam shares the inspiration behind Detected and the challenges it aims to solve in the business onboarding space.
  • Insights into Detected’s significant partnership with Visa and its benefits for small businesses.
  • The core values and principles that guide Liam in assembling a dynamic team at Detected.
  • Anticipated developments and goals for Detected in the near future.
  • How Detected leverages both technology and human expertise to revolutionize business processes.

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We’re immensely grateful to Liam Chennells for joining us and sharing the visionary work behind Detected. His journey from an elite athlete to a trailblazing entrepreneur showcases the power of dedication, innovation, and a deep commitment to supporting the next generation. Detected’s approach, particularly its strategic partnership with Visa, sets a new standard in making business operations more streamlined, secure, and sustainable.

Our conversation with Liam reinforces the notion that the future of business lies in harnessing technology not just for efficiency but as a means to build a more inclusive and environmentally conscious marketplace.

A heartfelt thank you to our partners—Exclusive Banking partner RBC, Exclusive shipping partner UPS, exclusive accounting software partner Xero, and exclusive E-mail partner Constant Contact—for their invaluable support.

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