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Marcus Daniels
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Marcus Daniels
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Toronto Location
Jan 2008 Member Since

Originally from Montreal and now living in Toronto, I have devoted my entire career to help grow entrepreneurial ventures and digital products.

Currently, I'm focused on helping Trend Hunter grow by ensuring agile day-to-day operations, creating innovative products and monetizing market opportunities.

Recently, I've founded MeshSquared Venture to advise and invest in digital education companies. I'm also Involved as a board member of the Canadian eLearning Enterprise Alliance (CeLEA) to foster business development & marketing opportunities for Canadian vendors.

Previously I started up an award winning eBusiness firm and held VP roles at two innovative eLearning & software focused companies.

I'm passionate about helping startups, shipping digital products, architecting online education, and collaborating with innovators.

Along the way, I completed a BA in Psychology & Economics from McGill University and an MBA from the Queen's School of Business.

What is unique that's not in your bio?
I'm an athletic geek.
What's your favorite accomplishment?
Receiving an award from the mayor of Montreal for my first startup venture.
How do you define cool?
An idea that's delights the senses by combining an element of creativity, a dash of uniqueness, and the ability to resonate with a tribe.
What is your secret to uncovering trends?
I'm always reading diverse RSS feeds, listening to wide range of podcasts, and learning from the people I meet everyday.
What do you enjoy most about Trend Hunter?
The site is the world's epicenter of innovative ideas and the company is a phenomenal platform for entrepreneurial individuals to make an enormous impact.
What is your favorite trend?
Augmented Reality Shopping.
What are your tips for writing a juicy post?
Always think about your audience. Focus on having a meaningful headline, hit the emotions with sensational photo, and drive the inspiring idea home with a concise description.
How do you reset to be creative?
Beyond traveling, I constantly mindmap different thoughts to challenge my creativity.
What inspires or excites you?
Creating innovative products and building entrepreneurial ventures that have both personal meaning and a positive impact on society.
Predict something awesome for 2020?
Trend Hunter will be credited as the prime source of inspiration for thousands of new entrepreneurial ventures and innovative products.