Remove the usual obstacles — grades, degrees and work experience.
Reward ingenuity and accelerate the pace at which a good idea
becomes a business reality."
- Ryan Holmes, TNBT Co-Founder in The Financial Post
Invaluable Pro Bono Hours are made available to you from top legal counsel, accounting, investment & business management pros among others, from national partners such as Deloitte Canada, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt and National Research Council (NRC).
Prior to founding TNBT, Meredith worked from LA launching the world's largest B2B ecomm fashion wholesale platform.
Today she pays it forward as a dedicated tech startup mentor, advisor & consultant, as well as activist on behalf of women and youth in entrepreneurship & technology.
Marc is author of 11 books. He's shared the stage with Nobel Peace laureates, heads of state, celebrities, rock bands, and icons, inc former president Bill Clinton, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Malala and Sir Richard Branson.
John Ruffolo is the Chief Executive Officer of OMERS Ventures, the venture arm of OMERS and one of Canada's most powerful venture capital organizations.
In addition, John is the Senior Managing Director, Innovation with OMERS Strategic Investments. Passionate about giving back, he serves as a board member and committee chair at numerous organizations inc the David Suzuki Foundation, Communitech, Hootsuite and the Art Gallery of Ontario. He is also an active member of YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization).
Joanna is an accomplished innovation & enterprise strategist, dedicated to creating impact in the world through business and entrepreneurship.
She is a founding member of the Centre for Social Innovation & Impact Investing, and co-creator of the award winning Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub. She has curated the annual Propelling Social Ventures conference, led a multimedia design startup, and works closely with early stage entrepreneurs to amplify the impact of their ventures.
Today, Joanna steers the TNBT ship as our Managing Director, as well as remaining involved with delivering entrepreneurial curriculum focused on impact at UBC.
The Director of Development is responsible for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding corporate sponsor prospects, government grants, and philanthropic donors to ensure TNBT achieves its fundraising goals.
This is a full-time tactical role where you will engage the business and startup communities to drive major gifts, planned giving campaigns and donor stewardship.
We're looking for a high energy, proven business engagement and partnerships pro seeking to help bring TNBT to a new level of national impact.
You love: startups, youth innovation, coffee, being social.
You also dig: Salesforce, Google Docs, Slack, four-legged friends, and rolling up your sleeves to get the job done.
Sound like a fit? Learn more here.
1 Vancouver based & 1 Toronto based
These are two fast paced management roles overseeing the coordination and execution of TNBTs signature fellowship program in each of our national co-working hubs (Van & TO).
These part-time positions are best suited to energetic, entrepreneurial-minded, organized, hands-on and kick-ass individuals who are capable of bringing all the details and partnerships for the national fellowship program together.
We're looking for inspired people who have strong relationship building skills, are passionate about high growth startups and get excited about accelerating the next generation of entrepreneurs as much as we do!
We're moving fast and we intend to go very far. Together.
Deepest thanks to the following companies for sharing our big vision...