Jonathan Bixby

Jonathan is an entrepreneur-in-residence at Vanvouver-based startup accelerator GrowLab.

Prior to GrowLab, he was the CEO and cofounder of Strangeloop Networks, creator of the first network appliance and cloud service for accelerating dynamic web applications. Under Jonathan’s leadership, Strangeloop raised $21 million in financing.

Strangeloop was selected the Best Employer in British Columbia for a record five straight years (2008 to 2013). In February 2013 Strangeloop was acquired by Radware (RDWR).

Prior to forming Strangeloop, Jonathan cofounded IronPoint Technology, the largest content management company in the country. As chairman of the board, Jonathan led IronPoint from start-up to successful acquisition by The Active Network (ACTV) in 30 months.

Jonathan also sat on the board of the Vancouver Enterprise Forum, the final jury for the New Ventures BC competition and the board of Energy Aware. He is a Business in Vancouver Top 40 Under 40 award recipient.


Articles written by Jonathan Bixby

To Swipe You Left or Right: Why Early Stage Investing is a Lot Like Using Tinder
Farmers Market Basics – What can Startups Learn from Farmers Markets?
A Canadian Entrepreneur's Impression of the Startup Ecosystem in South Africa
Advice on Navigating Advice
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