Startupville is …

A podcast featuring interviews with startup founders and tech community leaders discussing what it is like to build a startup – and a startup ecosystem – in a small city.

Startupville is brought to you by Innovation Place and Martin Charlton Communications.

Stay in touch with the friendly folks of Startupville.

New episodes coming soon

Our first episode of 2021 launches this week!

Dan Gold

Your Host

Dan Gold

Dan Gold MPRCA, hails from the south of England where he started out in the IT industry, although media was his first love.

In the ‘90s, he made the leap into broadcasting, working for Europe’s largest radio network. In 2007, Dan was enticed to London to work for a firm which would become a part of The Economist Group, producing strategic content for global brands in fashion and luxury, automotive, sports, finance, aviation, tech, health, and education.

While in London, Dan worked on campaigns that engaged millions of people worldwide on TV, radio, and online. After more than 4,440 productions and content on every major news and entertainment network, Dan made the move to North America to continue his storytelling journey with Martin Charlton Communications.

Mike Wolsfeld


Mike Wolsfeld

Mike is a born-and-raised small city advocate from Saskatoon, Canada.

With a background in building communities, as Collaboration Specialist with Innovation Place he works closely with the tech community from startup founders, students, firms and support systems to connect the dots and the people that need connecting.

Mike is a strong believer that a lot of big fish working together can turn a small pond into a blue ocean.