Posted on Oct 26, 2016
Direct Co-ops at the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in Toronto.
Posted on Sep 13, 2016
Direct Co-ops with the Minister of Research & Innovation, Reza Moridi, at the Diversity Leaders Alliance event held at Toronto City Hall.
Posted on Sep 11, 2016
Direct Co-ops at the International Economic Forum of the Americas 2016 in Toronto. We are proud to have the voice of Small Businesses and the middle class heard – thank you to the Business Development Bank of Canada for all your support! Direct Co-ops – “Building the Economy of the Future”!
Posted on Aug 19, 2016
Announcing 613 Direct – Ottawa! Helping mom and pops in the capital of Canada survive and thrive.
Posted on Aug 16, 2016
Tony Elenis, head of the Ontario Restaurant, Hotel and Motel Association (ORHMA) delivers a webinar for the mom and pop independent restaurant owners and members of Direct Co-ops/416Direct.
Posted on Jul 25, 2016
Greatest Song Ever for the Greatest Cause Ever! The National Anthem for every community. Written by Fito Blanko and dedicated to communities coming back together through the world’s first online small & medium-sized business buying cooperative. Direct Co-ops is the world’s first online buying cooperative for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs), bringing together businesses
Posted on May 9, 2016
A major agricultural cooperative from Central Asia joins Direct Co-ops, bringing more than 50,000 farmers to offer their produce to small business owners including grocery and convenience stores, restaurants, hotels and motels in USA/Canada and globally. Sabz Coop has more than 50,000 organic farmers and over 40 local co-ops under its umbrella in several countries
Posted on Apr 18, 2016
Direct Co-ops proud to be part of the launch of Bloomberg TV in Canada, at the official event hosted by the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Posted on Feb 28, 2016
Jie Matar, the stylist to the stars, showing his support of the Direct Initiative!
Posted on Feb 16, 2016
Direct Co-ops shoots the music video for Fito Blanko’s song “Come Alive”, which has become the Direct Initiative’s theme song featuring Fito Blanko and Karl Wolf. The shooting took place on several locations in Kensington Market in Toronto, as well as in Mississauga and Markham, featuring over 80-persons’ flash mob volunteers from local schools and