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JOLT Uncensored: Breaking the Mold & Leading the Way with Eric Migicovsky, Founder of Pebble Technology

By JOLT - MaRS Discovery District

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Thursday, September 18, 2014 · 5 - 7pm EDT


MaRS Discovery District 101 College St Toronto, ON M5G 1L7 Canada


JOLT Uncensored: Breaking the Mold and Leading the Way

Join us for our first JOLT Uncensored event at MaRS - an exclusive fireside chat with Eric Migicovsky, the Founder and CEO of Pebble Technology (

Eric will share his story about launching Pebble from Waterloo, becoming the most successful crowdfunded project in Kickstarter's history and the evolution of Pebble in the heated smartwatch market today.


5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Registration & Refreshments
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Fireside Chat with Eric + Q&A


MaRS Discovery District - Multi Purpose Room (Phase 2)
101 College Street
Toronto ON M5G 1L7
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** Limited Seats. Register Early **

Eric Migicovsky, Founder and CEO of Pebble Technology

Eric Migicovsky is the founder and CEO of Pebble Technology, the company behind the Pebble watch, a smartwatch for iPhone and Android.

While studying engineering at the University of Waterloo, Migicovsky began building smartwatches alongside a group of friends and created the first model, InPulse. In April 2012, Migicovsky and his team launched the second generation, Pebble, on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform, where it became the most successful crowdfunded project in Kickstarter’s history.

An engineer and entrepreneur, Migicovsky is passionate about developing well-designed, creative products that integrate smoothly into daily life.

He lives in Palo Alto, Calif., where he and the rest of the Pebblers are busy working on the first watch built for the 21st century.

About the organizer

JOLT (@joltco) is a Toronto-based technology accelerator dedicated to building high-growth web and mobile companies. JOLT offers these selected companies working space in the MaRS Commons, seed financing and mentorship, as well as access to seasoned partners and some of the top angel and venture capital investors in the industry. By combining the expertise of its numerous partners in the creative arts, design and technology sectors with MaRS' business-building experience, JOLT provides the selected companies with business validation, streamlined market entry and a greater opportunity for success. 



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