CANIE Awards Winner
Agunbiade Seun Richards | Black Entrepreneur of the Year
Agunbiade Seun Richards
Business: Door2Door Pickup Couriers
ABOUT AGUNBIADE SEUN RICHARDS
Agunbiade Seun Richards is a social entrepreneur, researcher, and community volunteer. In December 2019, he established Door2Door Pickup Couriers in Saint John, New Brunswick as part of his academic project as a Ph.D. student. Little did he know that the Covid-19 pandemic was about to shake the world, and delivery services were going to be regarded as essential for living during the lockdown crisis.
In addition to running his business, Agunbiade volunteers for various community steering teams, including Saint John Local Immigration Partnership on the Newcomers Advisory Panel, City of Saint John Strategic Planning Steering Committee, and the Saint John Community Free Tax Clinic of the Canada Revenue Agency.
Door2Door Pickup Couriers is a last-mile delivery service provider, passionate about people, research, and technology.
Their product offerings include direct-to-home delivery services for residents, courier services for Small Businesses, bulk delivery services for e-commerce companies, and global shipment of parcels in partnership with an international delivery company.