GoFish Cam is on a mission to make the underwater experience easily accessible to every angler. We want to help every angler re-live their favorite pastime. Much of the fishing experience takes place underwater. GoFish Cam can help reveal the unknown: how a fish reacts to a bait or lure, and is the lure presenting itself properly, what species are being shown on other electronics like a fish finder, where fish are hiding in the structures below, whether there are even fish below, and if so what types, and how big, what’s that big one that got away. GoFish Cam is a Kickstarter-backed hardware and mobile technology company that has developed an underwater camera that sits on an angler's fishing line. The camera works with a mobile application that lets its users review, edit, and share their... [Read More]
Sports and Fitness
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July 06, 2018
October 04, 2018
CEO & Co-Founder
Prior to co-founding GoFish Cam, Brandon Austin worked at Assent Compliance, a SAAS startup that focuses on streamlining companies’ compliance programs. Brandon helped generate new business initiatives and sales leads, and trained new teams throughout the process. He also managed several accounts. In any work environment, Brandon has over-exceeded expectations and led his way to top staff. Winning sales of the month & staff of the year in his previous roles. Brandon is a graduate from Carleton University. It was at Carleton University where he began his entrepreneurial efforts, overseeing and building promotional teams for student events. Brandon recently participated in the Telluride Venture Accelerator program.
CO-FOUNDER & ADVISOR
In addition to co-founding GoFish Cam, Ryan Austin is the founder of ExpertKnowledge. Prior to founding those companies, Ryan served as Senior Vice President for World Trade Group, an organization that offers live events, online products and training courses. He was responsible for the start-up, development, design, and execution of the Training Division in the Americas. In 2012, GCP acquired World Trade Group in a £27.5m buyout. Ryan has founded several other start-ups from a young age. As a great believer that if you’re lucky enough to be successful, you have a responsibility to give back, Ryan’s interest lies in helping others – his main driving force for succeeding in business. He has been fortunate enough to have great mentors guiding him throughout his career and intends to pay it forward by helping others. After spending two years at York University and one year at The University of Western Ontario, Ryan left University to pursue his dreams. Ryan graduated from The Next Founders program which provided 50-65 hours of masters-level education taught by award winning faculty from schools including Harvard Business School, MIT, and Ivey. Ryan also participated and graduated from SURGE Venture’s 4th cohort and Edge Ed Tech’s most recent cohort.
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