The Business 2.0 Press (B2P) is based in Toronto, Canada, and was founded in 2008 to bring the world relevant and reliable news and analysis about business, tech, and web 2.0.

We keep you up to date on all of the important happenings from your favorite companies like Google, Microsoft, Apple, RIM, among other start-up and large-cap firms, including important happenings in business with financial intermediaries straight from Bay and Wall streets.

The aim of the Business 2.0 Press is to bring you unique, exclusive, and useful news that matters to help you make better decisions, and to help connect firms with our influencing readers who are passionate about business and tech.

The Business 2.0 Press has appeared on countless online and print publications like Engadget, Gizmodo, Marketwire, CNN Technology, CNN Money, Yahoo! Finance, Reuters, The New York Times, PCWorld, ComputerWorld, Examiner, BusinessInsider, The Inquirer, HowStuffWorks, and FastCompany, among many others. The Business 2.0 Press is also syndicated on Google News.

Hercules Kataveli – Contributor

Hercules holds a Bachelor Commerce Finance, Marketing minor, from Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. He successfully passed Level I of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program. He is a CFA Level II Candidate. He was a contributor at the personal finance website, FiLife, a joint venture between IAC and Dow Jones, in partnership with The Wall Street Journal. He enjoys everything business, web 2.0 and mobile tech.

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Peggy Kataveli, CMA – Founder, Editor-in-Chief

Peggy holds a Bachelor Arts degree with honors in Economics from York University in Toronto, Canada. She is also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). She has also passed the first level of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program, and plans to pursue her CFA designation. She is also considering earning her Masters Finance from The Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto. She is also a realtor. She previously worked as an analyst at Fidelity Investments and currently also works as a senior financial analyst at Sun Life Insurance. She has more than a decade of highly respected advanced mathematics and derivative experience.

Chris Vassalos – Contributor

Chris joined the Business 2.0 Press in 2008 and is responsible for everything web, design and media. He is a graduate from the Art’s program at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. He currently resides in Toronto, Canada. He is very passionate about photography and art, and loves everything Apple, Google, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, the web, and his iPhone.

Tahir Riaz – Contributor

Tahir holds a Bachelor Commerce Finance degree from Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. He is now planning to purse his MBA. He researches emerging financial products and technologies, and their possible implications on global financial markets. He loves everything science, tech, and business.

Ramy Elorbany – Contributor

Ramy has a Bachelor in Health Studies with honors in Health Management from York University in Toronto, Canada. He currently resides in South Korea following a career opportunity. He loves to travel (especially to the United Arab Emirates), play his favorite Arabic instrument (the gambus), meet new people, and emerging tech/web technologies.

Murad Haddad – Contributor

Murad joined the Business 2.0 Press in 2009. He is an engineering graduate from Centennial college in Toronto, Canada. He is responsible for everything tech. Murad is passionate about technology and automobiles.

Gina Farmer – Editor, Business Development

Gina joined the Business 2.0 Press in 2009. She holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Toronto and is an Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT). She is an editor and is also responsible for overseeing operations, PR, and guest posts with industry professionals, and everything else that needs daily fixing.



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If you have anything newsworthy, please submit a request and we’ll be glad to review it. We cannot guarantee your submission will be picked up.

The best way to contact the Business 2.0 Press is through one of the various methods offered on the contact page. We review every submission very timely, however, we regrettably cannot reply to every request.


If you are passionate about something that our audience relates to, and you want to get your message out, through the Business 2.0 Press is the way to do it by contributing.

We’re looking for people who are experts in their respective fields, including, without limitation, consultants, authors, bankers, venture capitalists, accountants, lawyers, entrepreneurs, journalists, engineers, professionals, executives, scientists, and medical doctors.

You will retain the rights to your work (you also retain full responsibility for your content), and you grant us exclusive rights to publication.

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Choosing the Business 2.0 Press to publish your work is the perfect opportunity to reach our influencing audience consisting of thousands of readers.

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Although we thank you for your interest, not all posts meet our criteria and we reserve the right to deny publication.

Although we review every submission, due to the large volume of submissions, we cannot reply to every request.

Please review this recent post from a guest contributor to get a better idea of the format and types of posts we publish.

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