Frederick Townes

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, NestReady

Frederick Townes is a serial technical founder, speaker and angel investor from Boston, MA. Frederick served as Co-founder and CTO of Placester.com, a real estate marketing platform. Prior to Placester, Frederick was founding CTO of Mashable.com. He helped grow both ventures to $250MM valuations each during his tenure.

Frederick has presented at marketing and technology conferences around the world and is passionate about open source technologies. He has helped speed up 30% of the web with his project W3 Total Cache, which improves web app performance by 10x out-of-the-box.

After living in Florence, Italy for five years, Frederick recently became Co-Founder and CTO at NestReady, a FinTech company using machine learning to create visibility into the consumer home buying journey.


My Sessions

The FinTech 10 is a fan-favourite session, returning for the 4th year in a row. CEOs from some of Canada’s top FinTech and AI companies discuss their successes and shortcomings while trying to grow their business.