Daily Deal Media would like to welcome Dealfind as Title Sponsor for the conference.
Launched in May, 2010 and entering the U.S. market earlier this year, Canadian-based Dealfind has experienced phenomenal growth, making its way to becoming a leading player in the North American daily deal industry and the largest daily deal site in Canada. The site has expanded rapidly, reaching 45 major markets across North America and its database of subscribers has grown by 760% in just the last six months. The company has sold over 1,166,000 vouchers and saved consumers more than $238 million dollars.
Building upon the explosive momentum of the past six months, Dealfind is slated for aggressive expansion in Canada and the US, with the goal to be in over 100 cities in North America by the end of 2011.
Gary Lipovetsky, President and Dealfind Co-Founder
One of Dealfind.com’s founders, Gary Lipovetsky began his career in computer retail sales, quickly moving to corporate sales providing Canada Life Assurance with their hardware and networking solutions. Having a strong interest in the world of new media, he made a career change that found him selling internet ads to career colleges, private schools and universities across Canada. Leveraging his experience in online media sales, Gary, along with long-time friend MikeTulman, co-founded MenuPalace.com in 1999. Following the success of MenuPalace, Gary and Mike leveraged their knowledge of the service industry and co-foundedDealfind in 2010. Gary has over 11 years of marketing, sales, management, data analysis, and operations experience. Graduating in 1996, Gary holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Western Ontario.
Michael Tulman, CEO and Dealfind Co-Founder
Before co-founding Dealfind.com in 2010, Mike Tulman started his career at KPMG where he worked as an Economic Consultant for a number of Fortune 500 companies. In 1999, Mike co-founded MenuPalace.com, an online directory for the hospitality and foodservice industry. Mike has 11 years of direct sales and management to go with 8 years of Internet traffic acquisition experience. Mike holds a B.A. in Statistics and Psychology from the University of Western Ontario, and an M.B.A. from McMaster University.