Justin Raymond’s Flexday turns restaurant down-time into workspaces for freelancers

Published On: May 7, 2019 | Read time: 3 min | Updated On: Aug 27, 2021 |

In our Entrepreneur Spotlight, we profile business leaders who are not only successful, but also agents of change. We hope you leave inspired to take action and with a bit more confidence in your unique abilities. This week, we profile Justin Raymond, the founder and CEO of Flexday on building his seventh business, and his rules for success.

Q1: Tell us about your business?

Flexday gives freelancers and remote workers casual, productive workspaces throughout the city with a guaranteed seat, fast wifi, power within reach and unlimited coffee and tea membership that starts at $9 per month.

We make this possible by working with great, local restaurants that open their doors to our members in their downtime and earn future customers in the process. Today, we have 5000 members who work in 25 locations throughout Toronto.

Q2: What made you decide to become a business owner?

I love building businesses. Flexday is my seventh. I become very focused when a big, new opportunity arrives. Becoming a business owner is the fastest way to create the change that you want to see in this world.

I love working with passionate, smart people that want to get out of the stands and into the game.

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