Douglas Soltys

BetaKit

Douglas Soltys is the Editor-in-Chief of BetaKit and founder of BetaKit Incorporated. He has spent the last two decades writing about, or working in, Canadian tech, bouncing back and forth from global leaders and failed startups to the bullpen. Douglas’ passion for the space has helped make BetaKit the publication of record for Canadian tech and startups. Left-handed, but never sinister, he spends too much time on the Internet.

My Sessions

Round-Up of Canadian Soonicorns

BetaKit Keynote Stage

We have had an unprecedented run of Canadian unicorns in the last 18 months.  We all heard about these great organizations – they had been putting in the work for YEARS but were often under-celebrated until they finally got anointed with their Unicorn valuation, often due to foreign investment.   Are we going to wait another […]

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When Unicorns Fly: Billion Dollar Lessons from the Inside – Sponsored by Roynat/Scotiabank

BetaKit Keynote Stage

Canada’s tech landscape is buzzing with venture financing and a record number of unicorns popping up. Here from inside Canada growing stable of unicorns: how they got there, critical lessons learned, new challenges and practical perspectives to help fellow SaaS leaders bust into the unicorn stable. 

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