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    Press Kit

Short Bio

Ken Bautista has dedicated his entrepreneurial career gathering big dreamers and community builders. He currently leads the business and growth team at Localize, a food data startup, and is a partner at Gather Ventures, a development and media company. Ken co-founded Startup Edmonton, a community hub for entrepreneurs and product builders, and two successful digital media companies including Rocketfuel Games. Ken was featured in Avenue Magazine’s inaugural “Top 40 Under 40” class and Alberta Venture’s “50 Most Influential People” issue. He sits on the University of Alberta Alumni Council and TELUS Community Board, and speaks and writes regularly about the intersection of technology, entrepreneurship and communities.

Contact

ken@kenbautista.com
ken@gatherventures.com
ken@localizeyourfood.com

Social

linkedin.com/in/kenbautista
medium.com/@kenbautista
twitter.com/kenbautista
facebook.com/kenbautista
instagram.com/kenbautista

Current Companies

Gather Ventures
Localize
Flightpath Ventures

Headshots

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Featured Articles

“Canada Should Focus On Startup Communities”
Financial Post

“Sphere of Influence: Startup Province”
Alberta Venture Magazine

“Time to Double Down”
Alberta Venture Magazine

“Faces of a Century”
University of Alberta New Trail Alumni Magazine

“GameChangers: Ken Bautista”
Global News Edmonton

“Ken Bautista Builds Something”
Business in Edmonton

“The Entrepreneurial Spirit in Edmonton”
Canadian Living Magazine

“Stabilizing Alberta’s Boom Bust Economy”
Alberta Views Magazine

“50 Most Influential People in Alberta”
Alberta Venture Magazine

“Startup Project Puts Big Bet on Edmonton”
The Globe and Mail

“Creative Collisions”
Legacy in Action, Edmonton Community Foundation

“Small Cities, Big Thinking”
National Post

“Alberta’s Business Person of the Year, 2027”
Alberta Venture Magazine

“Making Museums Fun for All”
The New York Times

“Next Gen Ken”
University of Alberta New Trail Alumni Magazine