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Danny Robinson Added as a Dragons’ Den Social Summit Guest Dragon


Social Media Week is pleased to announce that Vancouver entrepreneur and investor Danny Robinson has joined the panel of Dragons at the Dragons’ Den Social Summit September 28th.

For the chance to meet and pitch Danny and Dragons Jim Treliving and Bruce Croxon, enter the video pitch contest and get your friends to vote for your video.

About Danny Robinson:

Danny has been an early stage technology entrepreneur for over 15 years. Presently, he is the Co-Founder and CEO of Perch.co, a video communication product that enables you to connect and share all of life’s moments, as they happen with the people who matter the most. Prior to co-founding Perch, Danny was the CEO of BCIC, a crown corporation dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship and innovation in the province of British Columbia. Previously, he was Co-Founder of Bootup Labs, the first seed accelerator in Vancouver, which invested in 8 companies including Summify (acquired by Twitter). In addition, he co-founded Bootup Entrepreneurial Society – a community and mentor driven non-profit organization that promoted BC’s Internet technology sector, helped launch over 95 companies and organized 100 startups events including the popular Launch Party series and Launch @ GROW opening reception.

Prior to Bootup, Danny co-founded Strutta, a social marketing promotions platform that enables brands like Crate & Barrel, Johnson & Johnson and Men’s Health to identify, listen and engage with their most influential customers. Before Strutta, Danny was co-founder and Chairman of Peerflix, an on-line P2P DVD trading company and Chairman and CEO of Spinway, Inc., a pioneer technology company that developed ecommerce and private-label ISP solutions for leading brick and mortar retailers. Under his stewardship, Spinway grew to 8 million registered users in 11 months and was later sold to United Online (NetZero).

Danny also serves on the Board of Directors for Strutta, Suite 101 and is Co-Founder of OpsKwan, a SaaS based medical platform for tracking orthopaedic assets. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring beautiful BC, downhill skiing, and hanging out with his wife and two children.

 

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