Tim Metzner


Daniel K.

Tim provided excellent advice for the companies in our Health IT start-up accelerator, addressing marketing in general and specifically digital marketing. He served as a mentor to several of our companies in addition to being part of our faculty. His depth of thought and experience in marketing and in running start-ups was invaluable.

Tim has over 12 years of experience in startups, digital marketing, customer acquisition, social media marketing, user engagement, strategy and leadership. Tim is the co-founder of Differential, a venture studio that helps launch startups. In his previous role as Vice President of Marketing for SparkPeople.com, he spent over a decade helping to grow the company into the largest diet and fitness website in America.


Differential is a venture studio that helps turn big ideas into profitable businesses. Serving as a trusted early-stage partner to startups, Differential powers design, software development and marketing, and provides assistance with recruiting and fund raising. Part accelerator, part agency, part investor, part community.