Mark’s promotion follows several key accomplishments including the establishment of TIMIA Capital’s lead engine and origination platform.

VANCOUVER, Canada: April 21, 2021 — TIMIA Capital Corporation (TSX-V:TCA), today announced the promotion of Mark Bakker to VP, Marketing.

Mark joined TIMIA Capital in 2018 as Director of Marketing. Since then, Mark spearheaded the establishment of a complex lead engine and origination platform for the company. He also rebranded the company and helped build TIMIA’s origination team which now employs six people across Canada.

Mark will continue to lead TIMIA’s marketing and branding strategies for both entrepreneur and investor-focused marketing programs.

“I am very grateful for the hard work, passion, and creativity that Mark has brought to our business, and especially his dedication to authentically reaching our entrepreneurial audience. He has demonstrated incredible leadership skills and I couldn’t be more excited for the road ahead,” said Mike Walkinshaw, CEO of TIMIA Capital. 

Prior to joining TIMIA, Mark held senior positions at a variety of SaaS start-ups and private equity firms including Thinkific, Filestack, and Xenon Ventures. 

“I am very proud of our achievements at TIMIA so far. There’s so much potential in this exciting space and I am honored to have an excellent team behind me as we build something unique for the SaaS and software-enabled tech community,” said Mark. “I’ve been on both sides of the start-up funding relationship and am inspired by TIMIA’s transformative approach to capital. It perfectly aligns with start-ups that are focused on creating long-term, sustainable growth—something that I am extremely passionate about.”

Mark’s promotion is effective immediately.

About TIMIA Capital Corporation

TIMIA Capital Corporation has developed a proprietary loan origination platform that services private market, high-yield loan opportunities, thereby earning recurring fees and a share of the profit.  While focusing on the fast-growing, global, business-to-business Software-as-a-Service (or SaaS) segment, TIMIA’s automated loan origination system is applicable to multiple technology sectors, it creates scalable and profitable growth for TIMIA’s stakeholders. For more information about TIMIA Capital Corporation, please visit


Mark leads TIMIA’s marketing strategies with a focus on raising the profile of its unique value proposition as an alternative or complement to debt or equity funding. 

A growth, strategy, and business leader, Mark has over 10 years of experience in technology startups. He has an expert understanding of domain-agnostic, T-shaped marketing.

Prior to joining TIMIA, Bakker held senior positions at a variety of SaaS start-ups and private equity firms including Thinkific, Filestack, and Xenon Ventures. Mark is a mentor to several BC tech startups and also spent eight years teaching part-time at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).



Mark Bakker
Vice President of Marketing, TIMIA Capital