About Rakuten Canada

Since launching in 2012, Rakuten.ca has helped its members - 7 million and counting - earn over $140 million in Cash Back at their favourite stores. By connecting shoppers with top brands they already know and love, we provide Cash Back on items they buy every day, while our retail partners find new loyal customers and drive record sales. With over 750 stores, everyone is bound to find one of their favourite stores, or discover something new on Rakuten.ca.

Our History

Ebates became Rakuten.ca in Canada expanding to a new headquarters in North York, Ontario


Ebates Inc. joined the Rakuten family of companies, a multi-national corporation with businesses in 29 countries.


Through international expansion, the Canadian version of the Cash Back site was launched, built by Canadians for Canadians from headquarters in Toronto, Ontario.


Ebates Inc. was founded in San Francisco by two Deputy District Attorneys who specialized in online fraud and identity.

Our Team

Jennifer La Forge

General Manager

Claire Sweeney

Vice President Marketing

Michael Bowles

Director of Operations

Bogdan Makovsky

Lead Web Engineer

Rick Ylagan

Director of Business Development

Lindsay Hill

Senior Account Executive

Amit Patel


Adrienne Down Coulson


Greg Kaplan