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Who we are

the raptors insider

The Raptors Insider is your gateway to all things Toronto Raptors. Our team consists of young, Canadian writers who are dedicated to providing fans with the latest news, opinions, and authentic content.

It is our goal to build a community for Toronto Raptors fans to engage with one another and have an outlet to share their love for the game!

Meet The Team

Zvi Katan

President and Owner

Bio: As the President, Zvi is the man behind The Raptors Insider Instagram page. Solely responsible for generating its content for the past 2+ years, Zvi is passionate about all things Raptors. With a Bachelors of Social Work degree from Ryerson University, he decided to pivot and follow his true passion, and now studies Sport & Event Marketing at George Brown college.

Fun Fact: You can find Zvi behind the net in the famous Kawhi game 7 shot against Philly. He is in the aisle, dressed in an all red Raptors tracksuit with hands together, praying. 

Favourite Quote : “Enjoy this moment…and have fun with it. Ha..Ha..Ha” – Kawhi Leonard

Bio: As the Head of Operations, Jacob works closely with Zvi to set and execute the strategic objectives of the company, as well as manage the writing team. Having graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University’s Bachelor of Business Administration program and NYU’s Fundamentals of Global Sports Management Certificate program, he plans on using his education to pursue a career in sports management.

Fun Fact: Jacob owns 9 different Raptors related clothing articles, and you will almost always see him wearing at least one of them.

Favourite Quote : “I don’t dress… I do art!” – Serge Ibaka

Jacob Fogel

Head of Operations

Olivier Neven

News Editor

Bio: As editor of the news team, Olivier oversees all content related to breaking news and game coverage. While studying Journalism at Concordia University in Montreal, he worked as a staff writer and later. as sports editor of the Link Newspaper.

Fun Fact: Olivier fell in love with basketball after reading Bill Simmons’ “Book of Basketball”.

Favourite Quote : “The Mailman doesn’t deliver on Sundays.” – Scottie Pippen to Karl Malone, Game 1 NBA Finals 1997