For this interview, Jeffery Potvin talked with Jason Daley and explored the topic on mentorship at a whole different capacity. To be a student of life and how mentoring has the power to really propel an entrepreneur forward. One of the main takeaways of this discussion was on building relationships. For the startup team, when risks are mitigated and the team is aligned in their expectations, the business execution can be a successful execution.
His insights on artificial intelligence and augmentation as one of the verticals opening up in the next 12 to 36 months are interesting and worth looking into.
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