With decades of experience in disruptive software and cutting-edge deep-tech hardware, he has scaled tech startups and scaleups from accelerator to exit.Based in Toronto-Waterloo, Jordan launches 20-30 innovative tech startups every year as Director at Founder Institute, the world’s largest pre-seed accelerator headquartered in Silicon Valley. Over the last decade, he has launched over 100 tech companies and been part of M&A projects as large as $500M.
Previous to getting involved in tech, he started as a farmer helping turn his family farm business into an advertising and events company — Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show — and one of the largest outdoor trade shows on the planet. In 2011, he exited and sold the business to Glacier Media Group and completed his first M&A deal.
Today, his M&A network ranges from agtech to Gen Z tech, accelerators to angels, and search funds to VC’s.
When not working with founders, executives, and teams on fundraising or exiting he can be found motivating professional audiences about emerging technologies that grow enterprise value at unicorn locations like Google, Shopify, and Techstars.