Current Portfolio 


Trading Post logo

Langley’s 1st Craft Brewery and Eatery – born out of a passion for great craft beer and a desire to serve the community.

Advisory Board Member


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The BC Hop Co. has been established to control installation, production, processing, and distribution of Hops grown in the Fraser Valley of BC for the Craft Brewery industry.

Advisory Board Member



The world’s most convenient bike lock.  

Managing Director & C0-Founder

InterLock Bicycle Components Inc.


Past Portfolio 


New world RRSP Lenders Corp - Jonathan Mara

New World RRSP Lenders Corp. 

Responsible for public company affiliation and bond capital subscription acceptances of +$10M from 1999 to 2013.


Investec Solutions Vancouver BC - Jonathan Mara

iFinance - Financial Services, Vancouver, BC

Co – Founder and Managing Director –

Responsible for the overall execution of the strategic plan with particular emphasis on organizational structuring, goal setting/attaimment, standard operating procedures, and shareholder communication. Achieved +$50M in value & sold in 2012.


iFund Lending Vancouver, BC - Jonathan Mara

CEO & Managing Director – iFund Diversified Lending Inc.

Managed the finance lending to help entrepreneurs, businesses and individuals from all walks of life to capitalize on immediate opportunities, bridge their financial needs over short but critical periods, and top up traditional financing sources through willingness to work outside conventional financing parameters in many cases. Managed a +$50M portfolio & sold in 2012.


BC Titans Internal Basketball League - Vancouver

Founder & President – BC Titans

The BC Titans were a professional basketball team that commenced play in April, 2009 in the Lower Mainland of BC playing in the International Basketball League (“IBL”). Sold all interests in 2011.


Historical Experiences - Tourism Vancouver BC

Storyeum, Tourism Vancouver, BC -Jonathan Mara

Co-Founder & Vice President – Historical Experiences (Storyeum)

Responsible for the corporate structure and culture management of the company. Sold equity interest 8 months prior to public opening and operation of the Storyeum complex.


Kinesys Performance, Athletic Sunscreen, Vancouver, BC

Managing Director – Kinesys Pharmaceuticals 

Responsible for taking the business our of receivership, recapitalizing it, updating packaging and taking it public.


Vantage Securities Jonathan Mara

Co-Founder, President & CEO – Vantage Securities Inc.

Jonathan was a co-founder of Vantage Securities Inc. in 1988 and as CEO and President, grew the business from start-up to over 140 associates, 35 employees, $200,000,000 in annual sales, $16,000,000 in revenue and $1,000,000,000 in assets under administration when he sold his majority interest in July, 1997. Vantage Securities Inc. place three times on the Profit 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Canada (1994; 1995 & 1996). 

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