Janet Bannister

By Rob Rutledge on Sunday, January 1st, 2023 in . No Comments

Janet is an experienced founder, operator, and investor. She has 9 years of experience investing in early-stage tech companies and building the Canadian tech ecosystem.  Janet is also the founder of Kijijji.ca and was an early employee at eBay in Silicon Valley.


Robbie Marks

By Rob Rutledge on Monday, September 4th, 2023 in . No Comments

Robbie has been working with tech start-ups in the Canadian ecosystem for the past 4 years, first as an MBA Student at the Creative Destruction Lab in Toronto and then as a lawyer in Fasken’s Emerging Tech & Venture Capital practice.


Madison Wright

By Rob Rutledge on Monday, January 30th, 2023 in . No Comments

Madison has been active in the Canadian entrepreneurial and investing community for the past 5 years, including participating in Entrepreneur First, serving as an Investment Associate in early-stage venture, and leading diversity & inclusion initiatives.


Mike Wessinger

By Rob Rutledge on Friday, January 27th, 2023 in . No Comments

Mike co-founded PointClickCare and grew the company to over 2k employees, 21k customers, and a multiple-billion dollar valuation.


Craig Miller

By Rob Rutledge on Monday, January 23rd, 2023 in . No Comments

Craig joined Shopify in September 2011 and grew its customer base from 15K to over 1 M businesses. He oversew Product, UX, Growth, Marketing, and Communications.


Ahmed Khaishgi

By Rob Rutledge on Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 in . No Comments

Ahmed founded and scaled SquareTrade, a Valley-based insurtech/fintech, that he scaled to $2B in annual revenue and $200M EBITDA.


Kristen Hamilton

By Rob Rutledge on Friday, January 20th, 2023 in . No Comments

Kristen is a serial successful tech founder, including one exit on NASDAQ. She co-founded and was CEO of Koru until its acquisition.


Angelo Papatheodorou

By Rob Rutledge on Friday, January 13th, 2023 in . No Comments

Angelo joined PointClickCare as the third employee and built the sales organization to $350M in annual recurring revenue with a team of 160 people.


Manoj Verma

By Rob Rutledge on Tuesday, January 10th, 2023 in . No Comments

Manoj is a serial successful tech entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley. TabaPay is one of the largest card-not-present payment processors in the US.


Mike Shaver

By Rob Rutledge on Saturday, January 7th, 2023 in . No Comments

Mike co-founded Mozilla and led Engineering & Product at Firefox. He also led mobile engineering at Facebook and co-authored the world’s first JavaScript JIT compiler.