This is Volition

Our experienced team works with you to deliver high quality results.

Entrepreneurs and startups often struggle with “what’s next?”. While the process of taking an idea or business to the next level can be daunting, this is the type of challenge that our team lives for.

The Management Team

Whether you are just starting out, mid-validation, or investor ready, our team will work with you to identify gaps and bring focus and alignment to your business. Our goal is to increase your visibility, uncover new opportunities for your business, and expose you and your team to high-level networks and partnerships. We will ensure that you have the appropriate assets and plans in place to approach investors and clients.

Paul Brassard

An entrepreneur and innovator from a young age, Paul has extensive experience in fundraising, investor relations, and working with startups. With a knack for systems analysis and an ability to leverage his knowledge, networks and business acumen, Paul is a respected consultant and mentor in the Vancouver startup community.

Melanie Ewan

Melanie is an exceptional writer and project manager with ten years of experience in the federal public service, as well as a strong background in research, community engagement and communications. With a critical and creative eye, Melanie excels at assessing content and translating your vision into an accessible and impactful narrative.

Tyler Higgs

Tyler approaches problems in software, hardware, and business with creativity and modern design techniques. He brings over a decade of design and creative consulting experience across a broad range of multi-platform applications; his expertise is what take our client’s UI/ UX, branding and creative to the next level.

Jacob Tran

A Professional Software Engineer with a passion for Game Design, Robotics and Full Stack Web Development. Jacob is an Industry Veteran who has deployed numerous successful game and software titles worldwide with Electronic Arts, with startups, independently and more. He is a seasoned Instructor with excellent communications skills, possessing the ability to craft unique learning experiences that demystify technical challenges, empower creativity and produce results.


"Volition helped us focus and refine our product vision and strategy, along with advising on growth and access to mentors in our brand space."

- Stratos Data Visualization

“BLG’s partnership with Volition through our Driven By Women program has been tremendously successful. Volition’s Women’s Pitch Nights are about building community, and that’s a huge part of Volition’s spark. You bring remarkable people together in a safe space to connect and grow from the experience and we love that.”

- Emily Savage, Lawyer at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

"Organizing a Pitch Night with the Volition Events team was a fun and very informative experience. Their vast network in the Vancouver market is very evident and we got a lot of traction for our event thanks to the enthusiasm they put into making this happen. It was a full house and we had such high-caliber start-ups it was hard to choose a winner! The Kirke team is ready and looking forward to another successful event like the one in December."

- Alejandra Brown, Founder and Principal Consultant