Rebecca Kacaba, Dealmaker CEO & Co-Founder: Corporate M&A Lawyer to Software Founder

by Rebecca Luo

Episode #17: Women in Sales Series 

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Rebecca Kacaba is the CEO and Co-Founder of DealMaker. She was previously a Partner at Dentons LLP, a Partner at Aird & Berlis LLP, and a Secondee at the Ontario Securities Commission. Rebecca earned her LLB at the University of Windsor and a Bachelor’s in Psychology at Western University.

Episode Highlights:

  1. Rebecca got her inspiration to study psychology and practice law from her family
  2. When hiring, Rebecca looks for people with cold-calling experience
  3. Rebecca's father was an OG side hustle entrepreneur while running his own legal practice
  4. Rebecca and her co-founder, Mat Goldstein, on their experiences working together at a law firm and how they started a startup business practice there at the time
  5. How Rebecca uses self-awareness to manage stressful situations