A life long entrepreneur, Mike has started and invested in technology companies for over 20 years. He spends most of his time meeting with, supporting, and investing in entrepreneurs with big ideas. As the Executive Director at GrowLab he takes an active role in the success of the program’s portfolio companies as well as that of the rest of Vancouver’s startup community. Read More.
Boris Wertz is an Internet entrepreneur, investor and the founder of Version One Ventures, a Vancouver-based angel fund that has made over 20 investments in early-stage Consumer Internet companies. He is also a venture partner with Munich-based Acton Capital, a large late-stage Consumer internet fund. Read More.
Leonard is a highly respected entrepreneur, venture capitalist, best-selling author, and a 2-time Emmy nominated media visionary. Leonard has helped in raising millions of dollars for start-up companies, been through one of the largest Internet IPOs in history, and has been involved in building, financing and/or sale of five companies. Read More.
Debbie Landa has been an entrepreneur for more than 20 years. In 2000, she built Dealmaker Media, a network of innovators from early-stage start-ups to some of the most influential leaders in the world. Debbie is considered a curator of innovation and has become one of the most influential connectors in Silicon Valley. Over 500 leading start-ups from LinkedIn, Admob, Rightscale to Box.net have presented at her conferences. Read More.
Jason has built a handful of successful Internet businesses over the past 15 years. As the founder of KITN Media, he bootstrapped Super Rewards from zero revenue to a 100mm run rate in just over 12 months. In July 2009, he successfully sold the company to Adknowledge, one of the largest online advertising marketplaces. Read More.