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Wattpad Kicks-Off The Upside Foundation’s 150x150 Challenge

April 04, 2017

Today, The Upside Foundation launches 150x150: Turn Equity Into Charity with Wattpad’s CEO and Co-founder, Allen Lau, and other prominent Canadian startups WealthSimple, Overbond, and Hubba. The national charity makes it easy for early-stage or ...

Wattpad’s Allen Lau Drafts Open Letter With The Canadian Tech Community in Response to Donald Trump’s Executive Order

January 30, 2017

In response to President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban entry to the United States for citizens of seven countries, several Canadian technology leaders, including Wattpad’s own Co-founder and CEO Allen Lau, shared the following open letter on ...

The Master Plan

November 30, 2016

The following post is written by Wattpad Co-founder and CEO Allen Lau.I wish I had written a blog post ...

Wattpad Named CIX 2016 ‘Innovator of the Year’ Recipient

September 27, 2016

Toronto-based company wins award for transforming entertainment industry The Canadian Innovation Exchange announced today that Wattpad one of Canada’s fastest growing companies, has been named CIX 2016 Innovator of the Year. Wattpad has transformed ...

From Zero to 40 Million: A Look Back at Nine Years of Wattpad

November 09, 2015

This post is brought to you by Wattpad Co-Founders Allen Lau & Ivan Yuen.Today, Wattpad turns nine. Around this time of year, Ivan and I always get a bit nostalgic as notifications pour in from people around the world wishing Wattpad a happy ...

Building a positive community

October 19, 2015

This post is brought to you by Wattpad Co-Founder and CEO Allen Lau.Community is at the heart of Wattpad. It’s the environment and atmosphere that welcomes you as you start socializing. Numerous tech companies think they’re building online ...

Sprouting Emergent Behaviour

June 08, 2015

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