Daniel graduated from the University of Waterloo with a bachelor degree in Mechatronics Engineering and was a co-founder of a Y-Combinator technology startup in his early career. He has always had an interest in finance which lead him to stock market investing three years ago. With technology leading the markets, he has been leveraging his engineering degree and previous business experience to help shape his opinion on companies, especially those in the technology space. In January of 2020, he started The Fire Grind channel on YouTube as a way for him to share his passion for finance with the world. As of June 2020, the channel has grown from a handful of subscribers to 1700 with 70000 views.