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Round13 Capital, Managing Partner
You might know Bruce as the guy who co-founded Lavalife or as an investor on CBC's Dragons' Den. Today, Bruce currently helms Round13 Capital, a company dedicated to investing in growth-stage digital companies. He can also be found co-hosting, The Disruptors, BNN's most recent, original TV program that spotlights Canadian digital innovators.
One Eleven 111, CEO
Dean has over 25 years of leadership experience transforming start-ups to global-enterprise scale organizations. He is now the CEO of OneEleven 111, a community of high-performing technology scaleups, that provide access to peer networks, investment capital and on-demand services and strategic support. He is drawing on his experience to expand OneEleven 111 into the world's fastest growing innovation ecosystem!
Master of Many
Jim is an expert on disruptive innovation. His book, Blindsided!, is published in 80 countries worldwide and is an #1 International Bestseller. He was ranked in the top 20 most influential people globally on block-chain on Twitter. A master of many, Jim is also a Keynote Speaker, Columnist for I3 Magazine, and Global Social Media Influencer!
As a serial entrepreneur, Andrew is always looking for his next venture. His latest is Strainprint Technologies. As the Co-Founder, CEO and General Counsel he oversee's corporate development, partnerships and financial matters. Strainprint Technologies is a new mobile app designed for medical cannabis users, physicians and clinics to track their consumption and provide accurage logging and outcome measurements.
Larry has been a leader and innovator since 1983. An expert in financial services, marketing, communications and technology who has been in Fintech, before the so-called experts coined it. Larry built Fitech, which is now part of CGI. He is now the President at BlueRush Digital Media. BlueRush is a leader in digital marketing and technology offering SaaS-based content engagement platform, Digital Reach, and IndiVideo, a scalable interactive personalized video platform for financial services.
Q4 Inc., CEO
Darrell founded the SaaS platform Q4 Inc. in 2006 and has since attracted a large and growing global client base. Q4 provides communication and market intelligence solutions to investor relations officers and the c-suite of public companies. Thousands of global brands use Q4's products to manage, report and improve their engagement with the capital markets. Darrell can be found on Q4Blog.com writing and sharing his thoughts on finance and investor relations.
Hill Street Beverage Co., CEO
Terry is a strategically focused business builder, connector, investor and revenue driver. He has an extensive background in digital media, but has now turned his focus to a new disruptive industry - cannabis. As the CEO at Hill Street Beverage Company he is leading the production of the world's best-tasting, alcohol-free and cannabis-infused wines and beers, including Hill Street Craft Beer.
Jeremy Simmons is a currently pursuing a Joint Double Degree program at the University of Waterloo and Wilfred Laurier University. He is expecting to graduate in 2021 with a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Mathematics. For his Winter 2019 Co-op Jeremy excelled as a Financial Analyst at BlueRush.
We're looking for new challengers to face-off against Steve in a friendly game of Electronic Quarterback. If you're a leader in your industry we want to hear from you! Apply to come on the podcast and game on!