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Dominic Bortolussi - IDEABOOST. Toronto, ON, CA

Dominic Bortolussi Dominic Bortolussi

Partner & Founder | The Working Group

Toronto, ON, CANADA

Dominic Bortolussi is a member of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group

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Biography

Dominic Bortolussi is a founder, investor and venture advisor.

In 2002, Dom founded TWG, a software agency based in Toronto + NYC that creates web and mobile products for innovators such as Google, Shopify, RBC, and The Globe and Mail. Broadening their reach beyond enterprise, TWG began investing in and incubating promising startups in 2009, and now has a growing list of successful alumni.

Over these years Dom has developed a love for early stage venture work, and has mentored at some of Canada’s leading accelerators including CFC Ideaboost, Communitech, FounderFuel, MaRS, Highline, and Startup NEXT. He’s an advisor to a number of venture capital firms, and a contributor to organizations such as Startup Weekend and TEDxToronto. His most recent project, Caravan Ventures, is a collective of founders and operators who are committed to serving the next generation of Canadian startups.

Industry Expertise (3)

Design Internet Information Technology and Services

Areas of Expertise (25)

Project Management Startups Agile Methodologies Web Development Software Development Mobile Devices Workshop Facilitation Product Management Information Architecture User Interface Design Mobile Applications Entrepreneurship Mobile Products Web Applications Ruby On Rails Javascript Web Products Strategic Leadership User Experience Html 5 Ios Development Software Design Graphic Design Web Design Product Development

Accomplishments (2)

2014 - Profit 500 fastest growing Canadian companies (professional)

2014-10-01

The Profit Guide for 2014 listed TWG as #9 on the Profit list for software companies, and #137 overall in Canada.

2015 - Profit 500 fastest growing Canadian Companies (professional)

2015-10-01

The Profit Guide for 2016 listed TWG as #16 on the Profit list for software companies, and again, #137 overall in Canada.

Education (2)

Queen's University: BSc, Evolutionary Biology 1994

I made a deep dive into ecology and evolutionary biology earning a Bsc, and continued that path earning a degree studying the Philosophy of Science, Logic and Language.

Queen's University: BAH, Philosophy 1995

I made a deep dive into ecology and evolutionary biology earning a Bsc, and continued that path earning a degree studying the Philosophy of Science, Logic and Language.

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