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Thanks Michael Do

Bittersweet day for my partners Saurabh Soman, Michael Grieve and I (Kevin Smith). Our very first employee at Vigorate Loyalty/CDi, Michael Do is departing to Shopify. Michael joined us straight out of University and with the exception of engineering, held virtually every job at CDi and managed the entire CDi team. (Including two cousins, Serena […]
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Searching Major League Baseball Auctions

As the new baseball season approaches, new changes are also coming to MLB Auctions! Finding that perfect addition to your memorabilia collection is a fun and formidable challenge. The search is a little easier when you’re browsing through the world’s largest authenticated baseball Auction Marketplace. But we wanted to help fans get to the items that are most relevant […]
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Solidifying Sirius XM Call Center Security

The team at Sirius XM, working with Commerce Dynamics, have completed and successfully launched a full integration with Semafone into the SiriusXM shop Semafone allows Sirius XM Call Centre agents to take payments safely & securely over the phone, allowing customers to complete credit order entry without Call Centre Agents seeing or hearing any credit card data. This is one of a series of ongoing improvements to the way SiriusXM enhances transaction […]
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ROLL TIDE! Truly One-of-a-Kind “Bama” Bumper Raffle

We’ve seen fans clamoring for all kinds of memorabilia including: old stadium seats, pylons, and jarred dirt but this is definitely new ground… Landon Dickerson’s infamous DIY railroad tie bumper is now being raffled on the NFL Auction Marketplace for a great cause. Proceeds from the raffle will benefit Florida firefighter Brian Wolnewitz, who was […]
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The Long and Winding Road!

20 Years ago my partners (Michael Grieve and Saurabh Soman) along with a lot of folks at eDeal launched the very first online auction for the Toronto Maple Leafs – notice the Curtis Joseph jersey sold for $ 3,650. 🙂 Michael Do (Senior Director of Operations) was 16 years old when this auction launched. I […]
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NFL Coin-Toss at Super Bowl Heads to Charity

COVID-19s effect on professional sports has been felt around the world.  This year, Super Bowl LV featured three honorary captains who have played a role in the fight against COVID-19.  Suzie Dorner was one of them, a COVID ICU Nurse Manager at Tampa General Hospital.  Dorner performed the pregame coin-toss on Sunday night. The very […]
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Brandon Wheat Kings Live!

Kudos to our partner Dave Watkins at Loud Sports SE for his efforts during the COVID-19 era! Dave supports the many CHL teams that use the CHL Auction Marketplace to generate funds, engage fans and keep junior hockey thriving! The latest team to join is the historic WHL franchise, the Brandon Wheat Kings. The auction […]
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Always Cool to Dream

How great would it be to tear up the Don Valley Parkway (DVP) in this whip?! Always love when our partners at Memento/F1 Authentics put up old race cars for auction on the Authentics Marketplace. These items appeal to the serious collectors as most of us would not even know how start the car! 🙂 F1 Authentics – Powered by […]
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