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Respect Your Universe Inc. (TSXV: RYU) 

Website: http://www.ryu.com


RYU (Respect Your Universe) is a global tailored, technical training apparel brand that exists to facilitate human performance. In a revolutionary experiment where raw athletic talent meets technical design superiority, RYU is developing the most dynamic, athletic tech apparel in the world. Game changing gear engineered for the multi-discipline athlete. Featuring intellectual properties, exclusive patents and disruptive technology unlike anything the industry has ever seen before.


We are a technical training brand engineered for the training and performance of the multi-discipline athlete. We develop the most innovative, well designed, best in class fitness clothing in Canada without compromising fit, value, and design. Our design teams are the greatest thinkers, producers and garment engineers in the industry. Designed without compromise, RYU exists to facilitate human performance.


You will find us on the mat, in the box, and in the wild. We run, lift, swim, bike, climb, kick, jump and throw. We measure success in reps completed and laps to go. We solve problems athletes didn’t even know they had because we live it 24/7. We are building athletic apparel unlike anything the world has ever seen before. Modern athletic style with a technical edge. It’s gear you feel good in. Gear that’s built to move.



Marcello Leone

CEO, President & Chairman of the Board

Mr. Leone is highly regarded as a visionary in the fashion industry. Recognized as one of North America’s leading retailers operating one of the Canada’s largest and most successful independent specialty stores for over 16 years, Mr. Leone's entrepreneurial achievements are a result of his strong leadership, strategic vision and ability to raise capital. In 2012 he founded Naturo Group Investments Inc., which owns Trace Blackwater, a rapidly growing private beverage company with distribution in over 2,000 locations. Mr. Leone has been an RYU investor since 2011.

Pedro Villa


Mr. Villa is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with six years of post-designation professional experience, four of which he spent helping to transform finance departments.

Prior to joining RYU, he held controllership and financial reporting roles in three Vancouver based mining companies with operations in North America. Mr. Villa began his professional career at Deloitte in the audit and assurance practice serving notable Canadian public companies in the IT and mining industries for four years. Mr. Villa has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with concentrations in entrepreneurship and marketing from Babson College in the United States.

Treya Klassen

VP of Product and Brand

Treya is the former Director and President of AnK Apparel Manufacturer, one of the leading technical apparel manufacturers in Canada and Asia. AnK’s customer base included Polo RLX, Lululemon, Eddie Bauer, Cabelas, Sitka, Gander Mountain, Department of National Defense, Mountain Equipment Co-Op, and Arcteryx. With over twenty-eight years of experience in the apparel industry and the current Account Manager of Polartec, Treya will be assisting the team at RYU in developing and creating the newest, most innovative textile platforms. Polartec are the creators of Polartec® fabrics—the most advanced performance textiles available today.

Juliet Korver

Product Design Director

Juliet’s past roles include Lululemon, O’Neill, and Filmar. Juliet has a strong background in apparel manufacturing, developing private label products for many of the top brands in the outdoor and performance sports labels. Customers include North Face, Vans, Marmot, Spider, and Swix. As the Brand Product Manager at Lululemon, Juliet was responsible for branding of collections and integrating technologies, fabrics and products which helped shape some of Lululemon’s most popular apparel products. As the Product and Marketing Manager at Filmar and O’Neill, she shaped product strategies, including directing the design and technical product team. Additional experience includes visionary and entrepreneurial roles in active apparel and specialty equipment companies.

Alex Briglio

VP of Sales and Marketing

Mr. Briglio has over 25 years of sales management, brand development and marketing experience in the sports industry with both local and international brands. He was instrumental in making Swany Canada the #1 selling performance winter sport glove in North America taking the company from a start up to the market leader in the industry. His previous experience includes Helly Hansen, Scarpa and Deuter as well as developing dealer programs for Costco, MEC, Sport Chek, Sport Experts, REI, Blackcomb and The Bay among hundreds of others.

Damien Kelly

Head of Research and Design

Damien brings a wealth of experience in innovate design and brand development. His client base includes Thule, Lululemon, Atomic, Simms Fishing, Race Face, Sitka Gear, Blurr and Marmot. As a designer for these apparel and specialty equipment companies, Damien created unique and ground-breaking products that produced unprecedented results for these brands. Damien’s team was instrumental in the design for Lululemon’s first technical outwear line. Bad Monkey has won numerous awards for ground-breaking innovation in apparel, hard goods, and accessories.




Marcello Leone

CEO, President & Chairman of the Board

Mr. Leone is highly regarded as a visionary in the fashion industry. Recognized as one of North America’s leading retailers operating one of the Canada’s largest and most successful independent specialty stores for over 16 years, Mr. Leone's entrepreneurial achievements are a result of his strong leadership, strategic vision and ability to raise capital. In 2012 he founded Naturo Group Investments Inc., which owns Trace Blackwater, a rapidly growing private beverage company with distribution in over 2,000 locations. Mr. Leone has been an RYU investor since 2011.

Martino Ciambrelli


Mr. Ciambrelli has 30 years experience in sales development and management of consumer brands with a focus on the food and beverage industry. His experience includes work with Pepsi Co, Hostess/Frito Lay, Chupa Chups, Lindt, Ricola, and JVF Planters. Formerly Director of Business Development, Pacific at AirSprint a company that specializes in private aviation solutions, and Regional Manager, Western Canada at Johnvince Foods, Mr. Ciambrelli is currently President of Naturo Group Investments Inc., a nutritional beverage and food company.

Maria Leone


Mrs. Leone is well respected in the Vancouver business community for her social involvement and business acumen. In the early 1970s, in partnership with her husband, Mrs. Leone played an integral role in opening a chain of successful boutiques in Vancouver’s most prestigious shopping districts. In 1987, they consolidated all the individual boutiques to open LEONE, a 30,000 square foot premier fashion destination in downtown Vancouver. As Vice President of LEONE, she has been instrumental in the fashion, operation and growth of the well-known retailer for the past 27 years


Bill Marcus


Mr. Marcus has been Senior Managing Director of Hedgeharbor, Inc., and President of its affiliate Evolution Trading Partner, LLC. Prior to this, Mr. Marcus was Executive Vice-President, Head of Sales North America for Newedge Group where he led sales, business development and coordination between the global offices and several of its parent banking groups. Mr. Marcus directly managed top global relationships with financial institutions, including: asset managers, hedge funds, CTAs, investors, professional trading groups, corporations, governments and family offices.

Currently there are 87.99m outstanding shares May 05, 2016

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RYU News: RYU Featured in L.A. Confidential - The Men's Issue 09:00 AM
RYU News: RYU Apparel Inc. Successfully Registers Its Trade-Mark 10/16/2018 09:00:00 AM
RYU News: NetworkNewsAudio Announces Audio Press Release (APR) on RYU Apparel Inc Setting Trends with More than Just Clothing 10/12/2018 08:30:00 AM
RYU News: RYU Products Featured in PopSugar 10/11/2018 09:00:00 AM
RYU News: NetworkNewsWire Announces Publication on Athleisure Wear Creating Lucrative New Revenue Streams for Innovative Businesses 10/11/2018 08:30:00 AM
News News Alert: RYU Featured in L.A. Confidential - The Men's Issue 10/18/2018 09:00:00 AM
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#3011   According to the financial report of 2018 this rbd1 10/13/18 01:35:29 PM
#3010   Werd there’s no comments on this post rbd1 10/12/18 04:27:18 PM
#3008   I just recently heard about this Bieber business. DoubleJackie 04/25/18 03:24:19 PM
#3007   VANCOUVER, Feb. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - RYU Apparel gamood 02/09/18 11:29:47 PM
#3006   RYU Apparel (TSX: V.RYU, Forum) further increased its gamood 05/06/16 08:09:24 AM
#3005   RYU Apparel Selected for Goop pop-up and Online Shop gamood 05/05/16 06:18:39 PM
#3004   RYU Apparel Presented Silver A'Design Award for Excellence gamood 05/05/16 06:17:02 PM
#3003   RYU Apparel Inc. selected to the 2016 TSX gamood 05/05/16 06:16:00 PM
#3002   New athletic apparel brand revolutionizes industry with game-changing gear gamood 05/05/16 06:14:54 PM
#3001   Garbage? goarmy123 08/03/15 03:40:37 AM
#3000   RYUN: Pursuant to a special resolution passed by Renee 02/23/15 04:21:24 PM
#2999   Very soon! Trader7k 10/22/14 06:26:54 PM
#2998   #RYUNQ. Soon? goarmy123 10/22/14 04:24:36 AM
#2997   No volume and this pos is .30 almost? goarmy123 09/02/14 01:48:06 AM
#2996   Hemp market soon? Wouldn't surprise me with the goarmy123 09/02/14 01:46:22 AM
#2995   I smell pps manipulation here! goarmy123 08/07/14 12:21:51 AM
#2994   Rinse and repeat. Ohhh my. Regurgitated pr's next? goarmy123 07/08/14 11:32:44 AM
#2993   RYUN one for 2 reverse split: Renee 06/27/14 05:20:46 PM
#2992   Who's playing this? goarmy123 06/20/14 03:10:57 AM
#2991   Respect Your Universe, Inc. Engages Hayden IR petunia1 06/10/14 01:14:04 PM
#2990   everything is on sale Penny Land Player 02/23/14 06:16:13 PM
#2989   Looking at how few posts have come on CBDMoney4Me 12/15/13 11:19:00 PM
#2988   This could start to run!! CBDMoney4Me 12/13/13 03:30:21 PM
#2987   Very odd trading, the stock is climbing on CBDMoney4Me 12/13/13 02:44:32 PM
#2986   Rumour is there is a very large short CBDMoney4Me 12/12/13 10:32:18 PM
#2985   I don't know, but I do know I jayben 12/12/13 12:41:44 AM
#2984   Not the day I'd hoped for, but I Trader7k 12/11/13 04:35:37 PM
#2983   i was responding to someone elses post, and CBDMoney4Me 12/11/13 02:05:01 PM
#2982   How do you know they are promoting the shares? otcinvestor82 12/11/13 01:09:43 PM
#2981   these guys are trying to raise more cash CBDMoney4Me 12/11/13 11:31:17 AM
#2980   omg, thats a huge waste of money. The CBDMoney4Me 12/11/13 11:26:19 AM
#2979   If they were smart they would at least jayben 12/04/13 08:05:21 PM
#2978   No...not really. Stockpromoters.com shows a total of jayben 12/04/13 06:14:00 PM
#2977   Do you really trust a stock promoter to Corner Pocket 12/04/13 05:59:56 PM
#2976   All I know for sure is that they jayben 12/04/13 04:24:16 PM
#2975   The spread is too wide. Makes no sense otcinvestor82 12/04/13 04:11:22 PM
#2974   For sure. A lot of manipulation. ..higher volume jayben 12/04/13 04:09:42 PM
#2973   Classic pump and dump. I see this easily otcinvestor82 12/04/13 03:29:47 PM
#2972   Big promotion! !!! 6 promoters! !! jayben 12/04/13 01:47:07 PM
#2971   No idea. Both rally and subsequent fall are otcinvestor82 12/04/13 10:56:22 AM
#2970   What's going on in here? Saw the Stocktillyoudrop 12/04/13 10:26:49 AM
#2969   This one is such a rollercoaster otcinvestor82 12/04/13 10:17:38 AM
#2968   Scam is well underway.Down over 30% in a cjmeyer 12/04/13 10:05:03 AM
#2967   it could be a great quick flip...after all sarahpatricia 12/04/13 08:55:31 AM
#2966   Day Trader Scam in Action Today: Corner Pocket 12/04/13 06:58:02 AM
#2965   alleyes on deck http://smallcaplive.tv/3stocks-highalert/ HSTallday76 12/04/13 12:57:06 AM
#2964   Whats up here today? Cyber monday!!! otcinvestor82 12/02/13 10:34:08 AM
#2963   I agree. I may enter RYUN at a goarmy123 11/19/13 07:21:07 AM
#2962   LOL. I calculate a few million more $RYUN goarmy123 11/19/13 07:18:58 AM
#2961   What a dive! Not far from sub penny. otcinvestor82 11/11/13 12:34:47 PM