Jodi Echakowitz, a real tech geek at heart, sat down with Jeffery Potvin as they discussed her interesting work in public relations and how her agency has supported countless start-ups and scale-ups in their PR needs. In the evolution of startups, Jodi believes that coaching and mentoring plays a huge part and as a startup, you might want to find somebody who can take an objective perspective and who can support you. She also notes that company culture is one big factor that can influence a startup’s success.
As a woman, Jodi saw a gap in women led startups and currently she is committed in supporting technology and women founded tech startups. Jodi also shared a personal start-up story on resilience and has given us her insights on the investment landscape at the time of COVID.
Jodi Echakowitz is founder and CEO of Boulevard Public Relations. Her agency works with technology startups, scaleups, and VC firms throughout North America, including some local companies whose names you may recognize, including TouchBistro, Bird Canada, Lane, OnCall Health.
Jodi is an angel investor in women-founded tech startups. She is also a founding member of The Big Push and an advisor to Compass North, both of which are accelerators focused on helping women-founded or led technology companies grow.