About Us

Harbr provides AI-based document evaluation, data extraction, and decisioning insights as a fully protected integrated service, eliminating multiple manual intake processes.

We Believe...

great products are developed from real-world problems.

We Value...

Continuous validation from customer success as the principal measure of achievement.

Product development through meaningful and longterm relationships.

Solving real-world problems with products that people love.

Meet the team behind Harbr

Founder & CEO

David Kim

David's experience leading teams to execute on enterprise product development from the earliest stages of validation to general availability has enabled org’s like Salesforce, Intuit, and John Hancock Financial to deliver  cutting-edge innovations to its customers.

Founder & CGO

Ashley Kielbratowski

With a construction management and industrial design background as a self-performing developer Ashley knows what it takes to deliver beautiful buildings on-time and on-budget.

Founder & COO

Jeff Kielbratowski

Jeff brings over a decade’s experience in self-perform development of multi-unit residential housing, industrial, and commercial construction. With deep exposure to commercial financing, sales, and surety.

VP of People who Build Technology

Anton Katz

Anton's diverse technical expertise and interpersonal skills integrates people, business, and technology with a focus towards driving innovation as a repeatable, scalable process. Anton's fresh approach to technology development keeps Harbr on the bleeding edge of what's possible.

Sr. Dir. Business Development

Kirby Putnam

Kirby's experience spans over 20 years of commercial general construction, design build, and construction management. Notably, Kirby led the growth of Lindsay Construction into one of the largest GC’s in Atlantic Canada

Our Investors

Highline Beta

Highline Beta is a team of pragmatists with a proven track record of entrepreneurship. We’re unafraid to question our clients’ basic assumptions and challenge them to overcome internal obstacles to growth. We help some of the world’s best-known companies achieve their growth innovation objectives, and invest in the ventures we develop to prove our commitment to collaborative innovation.

Highline Beta brings your vision to market, and tells you the truth about how to do it.

Killick Capital

Killick Capital Inc. is a private equity investment firm headquartered in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Our aim is simple: to contribute to long-term value creation and capital appreciation.Killick partners with experienced and entrepreneurial management teams—the people who know their businesses best. We work closely with these partners to offer strategic guidance that can help companies capitalize on opportunities, leading to strong, sustainable growth.

Panache Ventures

When you work with Panache, you are gaining access to been-there-done-that peers and partners who mentor and introduce to investors, experts and consumers.

We invest in the most promising founders — those who are automating, decentralizing, democratizing, and expanding human capabilities.

Innovacorp

We find, fund and foster innovative Nova Scotia start-ups that strive to change the world.

Innovacorp is Nova Scotia's early stage venture capital organization. Target industries include information technology, clean technology, life sciences and ocean technology.

John Risley

John Risley is Chairman and CEO of CFFI Ventures Inc., a diversified holding company operating internationally. The company has majority or significant stakes in a portfolio of young companies ranging from financial services, renewable energy and the tech sector. He is also the Chair of Northern Private Capital, a Toronto based fund which invests in high growth opportunities, and Chair of MDA Corporation, Canada’s iconic space company.

Mr. Risley is very active in community affairs, sitting on the Board of a number of charitable organizations. He is a Director of Futurpreneur Canada, and Chair of the Ocean Supercluster. He regularly engages in public policy debate and is a member of the World President’s Organization, The Chief Executives Organization, the Business Council of Canada and the Trilateral Commission. He is also a graduate of Harvard University’s President’s Program in Leadership.

He was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1997 and is a member of the New York Yacht Club and the Royal Ocean Racing Club.

Gavin Uhma

Gavin Uhma is ​CTO & Co-Founder of Cape Privacy. Gavin, an experienced and innovative technologist, is an entrepreneur and angel investor in 20+ startups. Gavin was also the CTO of GoInstant which was later acquired by Salesforce.

George Armoyan

George Armoyan is Executive Chairman of G2S2 Capital Inc., President of Armco Capital Inc., and Chairman, President & CEO of Clarke Inc. Mr. Armoyan is an entrepreneur with extensive experience in real estate and various industries. Since 1982, George has successfully founded and grown numerous businesses, created shareholder value at several public companies through restructuring operations by applying a common-sense approach to business. 

Mr. Armoyan serves on the Board of Clarke Inc. (TSX:CKI), Calfrac Well Services Ltd. (TSX:CFW) and Bonavista Energy Corporation.

Donald E. Clow

President and Chief Executive Officer since 2009, Donald Clow, has guided and shaped Crombie into the company that it is today. Prior to joining Crombie, Donald held the position of President, ECL Developments Limited, the real estate development subsidiary of Empire Company Limited for two years. Previous to Empire, he was President of Southwest Properties Ltd., a residential and commercial real estate development company in Halifax. Donald is a member of the Board of Governors of Acadia University and is on the Board of Directors of the QEII Foundation. Donald graduated from Acadia University with a BBA, earned his Chartered Accountant designation with KPMG and was designated a Fellow Chartered Accountant in 2002. In addition to leadership programs at the Harvard Business School and the Ivey School of Business, he is a graduate of the DEP at the Rotman School of Business and a member of WPO, CEO and the Business Council of Canada. Mr. Clow has been inducted into Atlantic Canada’s Top 50 CEO Hall of Fame.

Dan Flaminio

Mr. Dan Flaminio is an angel investor. He serves as the President at Traugott Building Contractors. He also served as the President and CEO of Cambridge. He also serves as Advisor at Harbr.

Victor Kielbratowski

Mr. Victor Kielbratowski serves as President at Kiel Developments. He also serves as Advisor at Harbr.

Jevon MacDonald

Mr. Jevon MacDonald is a Co-Founder and serves as a Board Member at Volta (Nova Scotia). Mr. MacDonald co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at Manifold. He is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of GoInstant. He also serves as Board Member at Harbr. He also co-founded StartupNorth.ca. He worked as Entrepreneur in Residence at Innovacorp, Senior Partner at Dachis Group, Partner at Renewal Consulting Group, Vice-President, Development at Argenus, Partner, Director, Developer at Silverorange.

Frank C. Sobey

Frank C. Sobey is a corporate director and a member of the Trebek Council. Mr. Sobey was Vice President, Real Estate of Empire Company Limited until his retirement in 2014 after 36 years with the Company. Mr. Sobey also served as a trustee and Chairman of Crombie REIT from 2006 to 2019, as Chairman of the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation, as well as a board member of the Canadian-U.S. Fulbright Program. Mr. Sobey graduated from Harvard University Business School’s Advanced Management Program and earned the ICD.D designation. He holds an honorary degree from Dalhousie University.

Wade Dawe

The Managing Director of Brigus Capital, Wade is a committed partner with the companies he invests in. Wade is a proven and accomplished entrepreneur, financier, and investor. He serves as Chairman and CEO of Numus Capital, a Halifax based exempt market dealer. He is chairman of TSX-listed Pivot Technology Solutions Inc., and as Chairman & CEO of Fortune Bay Corp. Wade led the public listing of TSX-listed biotechnology company Immunovaccine Inc. and he led the public listing and financing of TSXV-listed software company, kneat.com, Inc.

Joe Fiander

Mr. Joe Fiander is an angel investor. Joe is Vice President of Real Estate & Development at Sobeys. He has worked for Sobeys since 1978 in a variety of roles including: Operations, Logistics, Merchandising, Environmental, Construction & Engineering. Joe is a member of the Advisory Board for Emerson Technology based in Atlanta, Georgia. He is community-minded and currently serves on the Summer Street Industries Board, NSCC Make Way Campaign Board as well as the Pictou County Regional Enterprise Network. Joe is also the Past Chair of the Food Bank. He also serves as Advisor at Harbr.