JUNE 12TH-13TH, 2014


Bringing You Global Technology Leaders From The Silicon Valley And Beyond

2014 VIPS

George Karidis

SoftLayer COO

Ethan Anderson

MyTime Founder & CEO

Tim Eades

CEO at a Stealth Enterprise Security Company

David Stewart

JumpCam Co-Founder & CEO

Neil Patel

Cofounder of KISSmetrics and Crazy Egg

Cristian Strat

Twitter Engineering Manager (Growth)

Micrea Bogdan Pasoi

Senior Engineering Manager at Twitter

Atlee Clark

C100 Executive Director

Gil Penchina

Angel Investor, Startup Guy and Former VP at eBay

Domenic Perri

Juniper Networks Senior Director, Corporate Business Development

Marcus Daniels

Extreme Startups Managing Director

Jonathan Bixby

GrowLab Executive Director

Lane Merrifield

Club Penguin / Freshgrade Co-Founder

Lance Priebe

Club Penguin / Hyper Hippo Co-founder

Rasool Rayani

Metalogix Software Director & Founding Partner

Julien Sellgren

Metalogix Software Founder and CTO

Jason Richards

Founder, Vineyard Networks and former SVP Business Development, Procera Networks

Shawn Abbott

iNovia Capital Partner

Reza Kazemipour


Paul Lee

Vanedge Capital Managing Partner

Robert Simon

IT Venture Fund at BDC Managing Partner

Kevin Swan

iNovia Capital Partner

James Maynard

Wavefront Wireless Commercialization Centre President & CEO

Sid Paquette

Director, OMERS Ventures

Josh Krammes

SoftLayer VP, Community Development

Dan Park

Azure Capital Vice President

Katherine Barr

Mohr Davidow Ventures General Partner


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A Retreat You Will Never Forget

Every year metabridge hosts a 2.5 day retreat in British Columbia's wine country to bring together the most promising Canadian technology startups and some of the brightest minds from California’s Silicon Valley and other technology centres across North America. Through focused and interactive events, emerging technology companies establish important connections that provide them with the opportunity for investment, joint strategic partnerships, mentorship and advisory opportunities. metabridge aims to increase Canadian economic activity and connect Canadian technology companies to the global business world.

Full Agenda:

Day Start Finish Event Venue
Thursday 1:00PM 4:30PM metabridge Kickoff Laurel Packinghouse
Thursday 5:30PM 7:15PM Lakeside Cocktails Hotel Eldorado
Thursday 7:30PM 10:30PM Dinner at Summerhill Winery Summerhill Pyramid Winery
Thursday 11:00PM Close After Party Hotel Eldorado
Friday 8:30AM 12:30PM VIP and Top Startups Breakfast at Disney/Delegate Breakfast Event Disney Interactive / Hotel Eldorado
Friday 1:00PM 5:00PM Okanagan's Finest Leisure Activities (Your choice of Golf, House Boat & Wine Tour, Mountain Biking or Kayaking) Pinnacle Golf Course, Okanagan Lake & Mission Hill Winery, Crawford Estates with Monashee Adventure Tours, Okanagan Lake
Friday 6:00PM 8:30PM Dinner at the El Hotel Eldorado
Friday 8:30PM Close metabridge Finale Party Hotel Eldorado


Kelowna BC, Canada


Because You Will Grow Your Business. Exponentially.

"metabridge provides value far beyond a connection to partners or investors, the event provides you with a conduit into the Valley - the mecca of technology. Come prepared with who you want to talk to, and you will be amazed at the doors that will open."
Mischa Steiner-Jovic, CEO of Awesense - www.awesense.com
"It's very impressive to see the caliber of people that metabridge has brought from the valley"
Jeff Sinclair, Xomo Digital Inc
"With such a competitive talent pool in the valley, entrepreneurs, businesses, investors, VC's are looking at other areas of the world. metabridge is a real opportunity for Silicon Valley to connect with entrepreneurs up here."
Alison Rosenthal, Facebook/Mentor/Angel Investor
"Conferences like metabridge draws attention to the amazing potential and talent that reside in places like the Okanagan. It has dramatically change our business."
entrepreneur at metabridge
"As an entrepreneur, your focus is to meet the people at metabridge, learn as much about them, and establish those connections because they'll pay off in the course of years"
Sam Odio, Facebook

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