Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at
Jason Butcher and Gary Bizzo announce the formation of Kickstart Ventures Inc., a Venture Capital, Business Incubator and Accelerator for Vancouver Business Startups at 1633 West 2nd Ave, Vancouver.
Kickstart Ventures Inc. dba Kickstart Business Catalyst provides entrepreneurs with education, mentorship, promotion mechanisms, market development, and capital, among other offerings. There is a gap that is identified at the very earliest stage of the investment pipeline – proper business skills training.
Jason Butcher, CEO, specialist in International Trade and Development is in the business of empowering and building lives. Over the past 20 years, he has started, managed and operated dozens of technology and business ventures in Canada, Australia, Europe, the USA and the Caribbean.
Butcher’s experience in capital markets, business accelerators and raising global venture capital is extensive.
Gary Bizzo, Chief Operating Officer, is a Business Startup Specialist. He has been a Mentor & Business Coach to over 1000 business leaders, investors and entrepreneurs. His latest book, “How to Start a Successful Business – The First Time!” is on Amazon. Bizzo’s book “Disruptive Technologies & Their Influence on Small Business” notes how business needs to keep abreast of changing technologies with the opportunities it represents.
Bizzo was a National Finalist in the 2014 BDC Mentorship Award and his book was nominated for the International 2014 Small Business Book Awards. He was a Nominee for the 2014 Small Business Influencer Award. Entrepreneur Magazine said Bizzo was one of “27 Masters of Marketing & PR, Entrepreneurs Can Learn From”
Bizzo and Butcher are both mentors to Futurpreneurs that helps aspiring young entrepreneurs launch businesses in Canada.
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