Jason is a venture catalyst and portfolio entrepreneur with a unique talent for the Art of the Startup. His talent manifests all the business essentials around a great idea and bringing it to market by leveraging his business acumen, strategic connections, and his exceptional talents. Honed over 20 years of professional experience in a multitude of high growth industries with an emphasis on Media & Entertainment, Web Technologies, and Real Estate. Jason is a proven catalyst to help clients achieve their business goals, he is also a sought-after advisor, community builder, angel investor and speaker in the startup community.
Jason is a recipient of Ottawa’s top-40 under-40 (2012), multiple Bootstrap award winner and has received Invest Ottawa’s Rising Star CEO Award. He’s also received volunteer service recognition from Carleton University’s Student Association, Alumni Association and the Sprott School of Business.
- Business models, planning, value propositions
- Venture financing, investment, deal brokering
- Branding, Corporate Strategy, Communications, Go-to-market plans, Business and Partner Development
- Pitching and public speaking
- Sales Funnel – Lead Generation, Business development, Sales closing
- Integrated Marketing (design and execution) – Traditional, Guerrilla, Social, cross media, PR, large scale event mgnt, advertising, sponsorship
- Film/TV/Web production