Joe Teo, CEO and Co-founder of HeyOrca, graduated from Memorial University and started a company focused on social media collaboration tools for marketing agencies. After raising $650,000, HeyOrca has gained rapid attention and has Microsoft Studio, Amazon and Saatchi as their clients. HeyOrca is a team of 22 full-time employees based in St.John’s, NL.
Joe Teo shares his transition from Malaysia to Canada and how he ended up starting a business in St. John's. He advises students to think outside of traditional jobs and focus on technology. He mentions how HeyOrca is helping marketing agencies to make better client-customer relationships. Joe has high hopes for software development in the province, telling us companies in Newfoundland and Labrador are able to deliver “world class software served with Newfoundland hospitality”.