March Power Mixer featuring...From Startup to Standout
117 John Street (at Adelaide), Toronto, ON, M5V 2E2
Tel. 416.977.1900 | www.theofficepub.ca
Matt Himel | Growth Manager, Canada - Tilt.com
Topics: Social Networking, Business Growth Strategies, Venture Capital, Recruitment
Tilt.com is quite a success story in the crowdfunding space so far. It is now in US, Canada and is expecting an immediate entry in the UK market as well. It has raised 37 million so far, the investors include SV Angel, Sean Parker and Andreessen Horowitz. In the Canadian market, Tilt.com collects money every 3 minutes, and grows 90% on a month over month basis according to the most recent metrics released. Matt helps grow Tilt's Canadian operations, focusing primarily on growth through Professional School programs and Sports and Recreation partnerships.
Before joining Tilt, Matt was an associate at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP in Toronto and a summer associate at Mayer Brown LLP in New York. While at Davies, Matt also co-founded Ontario Law Exam, an online Ontario bar exam preparation service. Matt is a graduate of a dual degree program at Western University’s Richard Ivey School of Business and Law School where he received his Honours in Business Administration (HBA) and Juris Doctorate (JD). Matt is an avid golfer, hockey player and traveler. He has never had a cup of coffee but enjoys a great artisanal tea.
Kevin Klages | CEO, Planitar
Kevin is a serial entrepreneur with over a decade of international business experience working at an executive level. Kevin has held project management, design, research and development, manufacturing, cost management, government relations, sales and marketing responsibilities on design and construction projects throughout North America, Europe, Australia and the Middle East.
Throughout his career, Kevin has been involved in creating and modifying the built environment. In 2012 Kevin began working on the Planitar project to solve a need for better, more efficient ways to document built space. The Planitar Mapping Camera quickly and efficiently captures on-site then elegantly weaves together floor plans with 360° virtual views to provide users with an enhanced 3D visualization and documentation of interior spaces. The company has already successfully closed funding rounds (exact numbers cannot be disclosed at this moment), and is entering the US market as well.
NAAAP Members: $5.00 (Please login to your member account for NAAAP Member Promo Code | www.naaaptoronto.org)
Regular registration fee $15.00 and at the door. Please print and bring a copy of your payment registration receipt or display an ecopy of receipt on your smartphone.
In Collaboration with...
March 30, 2015
Contact details for the event:
Questions, please contact; email@example.com | Director of Events - NAAAP Toronto