Top Innovator Finalist (4 of 4), Fiona Richards, Cartolina - winners to be announced at Spirit of Innovation Awards, Oct 25th
Fiona Richards from Cartolina Cards (www.cartolina.com) has used innovative solutions, creative business management and a uniquely recognizable product to maneuver the Cartolina brand from start-up in 2007 to one of the stationery industry's most respected and progressive independent brands. Shopping the world for distinctive art, Richards and her team have developed one of Canada’s best-selling greeting card lines. Taking the product digital and mobile launched them globally. Mashable rated Cartolina best e-card app in 2011, the New York Times has featured the app twice, and Cartolina has celebrated countless international TV and magazine appearances. Consistently picked as an Apple staff favourite, Cartolina is about to release its fourth app. Creative flair, a unique product, relentless tech savvy and a mobile & social media strategy have helped this creative company blossom into a truly innovative and international industry leader.