Jordan Jocius is a creative innovation specialist who launches 20-30 innovative tech startups every year as Toronto-Waterloo Director at Founder Institute, the world’s largest pre-seed accelerator headquartered in Silicon Valley.
As a creative professional, Jordan inspires people to discover creative innovation through either entrepreneurship or intrapreneurship. He works with founders, executives, and teams on creating a formula for winning in business and in life. He has motivated professional audiences in the thousands at locations like Google, Shopify, and University of Waterloo.
Jordan 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.
He has gone from growing farm businesses, to now growing tech startups, small and mid-size enterprises (SMEs), large corporations, and non-profit organizations. He has a unique passion for helping founders grow disruptive tech startups, and executives searching for corporate innovation, through the farming practise of hard work, creativity, and pure grit.
He has launched 65+ tech companies, interviewed 10,000+ people about startup ideas, and helped raise millions each year with talented founders.
I help launch 20-30 incorporated tech companies each year in one of the fastest-growing tech-talent markets in the world, the Toronto-Waterloo Innovation Corridor. The Quantum Valley.