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Tenacity is Important as a Startup Founder

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Maximilian Birner, CEO and Co-founder of Boxhub, on the exponential growth in demand for shipping containers across Canada and the US. Boxhub is a digital marketplace that facilitates fast and easy buying and selling of intermodal containers for shipping, upcycling and repurposing for affordable housing, storage, retail, hospitality, logistics, or personal use. A graduate of LSE and UAL, Maximilian Birner is the Co-Founder & CEO of Boxhub. Max has had a varied career, starting off as an analyst at an asset management firm focused on ETFs, then co-founding two companies. Max also acted as an Ambassador in Europe for Founders Pledge, a global community of entrepreneurs and investors who have committed to leveraging their success for social good, helping them grow to 1,200 members in 30 countries. All this experience and altruism helped Max to conceptualise and create Boxhub alongside partner Philip Skov in 2019. The company is headquartered in Toronto and currently operates exclusively in North America.


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