Bruce Croxon (Lavalife, Round 13 Capital, Dragon's Den)

Sep 1, 2016, 10:30 PM – Sep 2, 2016, 1:30 AM

Telus, 25 York St, Toronto, M5J 2V5

Long before “social networking” became a buzzword, Bruce made his mark as a digital pioneer by co-founding Lavalife in 1988. After its spectacular rise and with the support of his partners, he led the sale of the company for a stunning 180 million dollars. After 3 years on CBC Dragon's Den, Bruce currently helms Round13, a company dedicated to investing in growth-stage digital companies.

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About this event

Bruce Croxon is a modern Renaissance man living the entrepreneurial dream.

Long before “social networking” became a buzzword, Bruce made his mark as a digital pioneer by co-founding Lavalife in 1988. Under his direction, this early tech start-up grew into the marquee brand in online dating with over 2,000,000 users (and countless successful marriages!). After its spectacular rise and with the support of his partners, he led the sale of the company for a stunning 180 million dollars.

Bruce is now taking his expertise to a new level; he currently helms Round13, a company dedicated to investing in growth-stage digital companies like Sprigg Software and Round Assist. He also peruses personal investments in the health and wellness sector, owning Vida, a chain of high-end holistic spas on the west coast of Canada.

Bruce loves to speak to entrepreneurs and share his experiences. With 20+ years of helping young companies grow and 3 years investing on CBC’s Dragon’s Den, Bruce has a wide range of deal exposure and practical advice. Bruce gives particular importance to the visions and values required to grow organizations in a fast moving business environment.

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Speaker

  • Bruce Croxon

    Lavalife, Round 13 Capital, Dragon's Den

When

When

September 1 – 2, 2016
10:30 PM – 1:30 AM UTC

Agenda

10:30 PMMix 'n Mingle
11:30 PMFireside Chat
12:30 AMMore Mingling

Organizers

  • Sharn Bassi

    Startup Grind

    Senior Advisor

  • MARC Gaudett

    Chapter Director

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Pycap Venture Partners

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