Mike Potter


A self-proclaimed serial entrepreneur, Mike Potter is the co-founder and CEO of Rewind, the leading data backup and recovery provider for cloud and SaaS data. While studying Mechanical Engineering at McMaster University, Mike began his start-up career as the founder of InTheHack.com, one of the most popular sporting websites in Canada. Since founding Rewind in 2015, Mike has focused on building a company culture that values and respects employees. “I’m a big believer in creating strong teams, hiring great people, and giving them the freedom to do their best work”, he adds. When Mike isn’t running backups, he can usually be found assembling LEGOs with his kids or walking his dogs.

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 […]