Creating Million Dollar Companies in Calgary

Sep 27, 2018, 12:00 – 3:00 AM

Wild Rose Brewery Ltd, 4580 Quesnay Wood Dr SW, Calgary, T3E 7J3

We are excited to kick off our fall schedule with John Maclnnes! Over the past 20 years he has started or helped grow 8 companies in Calgary, including Print Audit, a company with annual revenue of over $15 million. Because of his success he was selected as a 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. We will also be featuring Matt Diteljan, Co-Founder and CEO of Glacier and Casey Kachur of EO.

In-person event

About this event

We are excited to kick off our fall schedule with on September 26th!

This event will feature three speakers who have all created million dollar businesses in Calgary and are connected through an organization called EO.

Feature Speaker: John Maclnnes

Over the past 20 years John has started or helped grow eight companies in Calgary, including Print Audit, a company which is changing the office equipment industry and has estimated revenue of over $15 million. His two decades of continual success success led to John’s selection as a 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Other companies he has been involved in include: Village Brewery, Payroll by Credit Card, Five Dollar Return and NeoStream.

Feature Startup: Glacier (Matt Diteljan)

Matt is the Co-Founder and CEO of Glacier, a Calgary startup helping to revolutionize education marketing by helping Universities and Colleges find the most innovative marketing strategies. Glacier works with nearly 200 colleges and universities around the world.

Feature Organization: EO (Casey Kachur)

Matt and John are both part of EO (Entrepreneurs' Organization), an exclusive entrepreneur’s club that helps entrepreneurs live the life of their dreams, and have the business of their dreams. They do this through a peer-to-peer process and require members businesses to have at least $1 million usd in annual revenue. In Calgary, EO members employ almost 10,000 people and have median sales of over $2.5 million. Casey Kachur, a EO Board Member and head of membership, will be discussing EO. He is also the co-founder of Virtuo, who was featured by Startup Grind Calgary in February!

Join us for cocktails/snacks, community and these exciting premier fireside chats.

Check out what happened


  • John Maclnnes

    Print Audit


  • Matt Diteljan



  • Casey Kachur


    Board Member



Thursday, September 27, 2018
12:00 AM – 3:00 AM UTC


12:00 AMCocktails and Hors D'Oeuvres
12:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
12:45 AMFeature Organization: EO (Entrepreneurs' Organization)
1:00 AMQ&A
1:10 AMFeature Startup: Matt Diteljan of Glacier
1:40 AMQ&A
1:50 AMFeature Fireside Chat: John MacInnes
2:30 AMQ&A
2:45 AMCocktails and Hors D'Oeuvres


  • Chad Ford

    and Startup Grind Calgary Chapter co-Director

    Director, Founder Institute Western Canada


  • Kelby Price

    XQ Msg

    Startup Grind Calgary Board Member

  • Jason Wang

    Bennett Jones LLP

    Startup Grind Calgary Board Member

  • Jason Byrne

    Jobs Alberta

    Startup Grind Calgary Board Member

  • Tara McLaughlin

    Paper Crane

    Chapter Director


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