Emprise’s management team has significant experience in the areas of corporate finance, business development, securities law, equity and debt finance structuring, capital raising, and corporate governance, enabling it to add true value to its portfolio companies as part of its hands-on approach to all facets of its business.

Mike Edwards, Senior Technology Advisor

Mike Edwards adds significant value to Emprise Capital in an advisory capacity, utilizing his wealth of knowledge in the tech sector. Mike is the President and CEO of Mobio Technologies Inc., a TSX listed company (TSX-V: MBO) that is the parent company of MobioINsider, the premier social network for social influencers, with its “Be Social. Get Paid” revenue sharing platform. MobioINsider allows these influencers to monetize high rates of fan engagement. Mike is a life-long entrepreneur - for the past 20 years, he has started and invested in technology companies. Prior to taking the lead at Mobio, he headed up Growlab, a Vancouver-based technology accelerator, co-founded Initio Group and AreaConnect, a localized search directory, which sold to Marchex in 2006 and provided a significant return to its shareholders.

Over the last few years Mike has invested in more than 35 technology start-ups, including Punch'd, which sold to Google in July, 2011, Artsicle, Summify, which sold to Twitter in January, 2012, Hoseanna, LaunchRock and Rewardli, as well as Dave McClure's 500 Startups venture capital fund.