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Backcountry Mobile Inc.

Affordable cellular roaming networks to remote natural resource operations, first in Canada and then globally.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Telecommunications
  • Location Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2012
  • Employees 4
  • Website backcountrymobile.com

Company Summary

Using a unique combination of low cost mobile broadband and satellite backhaul, BCM’s experienced team will provide voice, cellular, and data to unserved locations. Focusing on the natural resource sector (mines first) BCM will deliver (via a wholesale model) roaming access, to Northern Canadian users, regardless of their home carriers. Beyond Canada, BCM will expand internationally to similar markets such as Australasia and Central/S America.

Team

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    Jason Neale
    CEO

    More than 20 years experience in cellular, media, and satellite technology. Capital raised (>$35M), ventures bought/sold (4), turnarounds (4), exits (2). Founded Lynx Mobility (mobile communication to First Nations communities in N. Canada). Led development of two-way satellite Internet systems (included in DVB-RCS International standard, led to multiple patents). E&Y Entrepreneur 2009, Deloitte’s Top 10 Fastest CEO 2010. PhD, MBA Columbia & LBS.

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    Alain Lambert
    Chairman

    25 years experience small cap companies (including service, technology, manufacturing and resource industries). President/CEO CPVC Financial (private investment, financial advisory); Chairman Team Type 1 (world-class program for athletes with diabetes; Chairman Nouveau Monde Mining (TSX-V); Cyprium Mining; Chairman Quebec-based master franchisee for Liquid Nutrition (TSX-V). LL.B, Quebec Bar 1986, Member Québec Advisory Committee (TSX-V).

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    CTO

    We cannot disclose CTO at this time due to their current employment status. Masters degree, significant industry experience designing and deploying wireless networks, lead systems engineer.

  • CMA, 25 years experience, natural resource, technology, and legal sectors, startups through to large organizations, public and private. Managed operating budgets >$20M and capital expansions of >$7M using comprehensive operating and capital plans and has designed complex production models, computer networks, and HR/safety programs. Has secured multi millions in funding through tax credits (SRED), grants (IRAP), and the Canada Media Fund.

Advisors

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    Doug Stuve, Burstall Winger
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Debbie da Silva, KPMG
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Angela Fang
    Unconfirmed
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    Guy Lever
    Unconfirmed
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    Michael Pesner (waiting on sub agreement)
    Unconfirmed