Greg Allen, former CEO of Wellington Drive Technologies (now AoFrio), joined Chrysalix Venture Capital as Vancouver based Partner, supporting investment team with selected portfolio companies in director and observer roles.
Acton Capital expanded team in Europe and presence in North America with Dr. Hannes Blum becoming new partner to head investments in Canada and US, and Dr. Sophie Ahrens-Gruber joining Munich investment team.
Marie-Hélène Nolet is joining Desjardins Capital, the fund manager for Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins (CRCD), as Chief Operating Officer (COO) from BDC
Fonds de solidarité appoints Christian G. Brosseau VP, Investment, Strategic Capital, Energy and Environment
Fonds de solidarité FTQ appointed Christian G. Brosseau as Vice-President, Investment, Strategic Capital, Energy and Environment.
Xebec Adsorption and Fonds de solidarité FTQ capitalized GNR Québec Capital L.P. named Gérard Mounier as President and General Manager of GNR Quebec Capital Management Inc.
Win Bear, formerly SVB's Canadian Head of Business Development, joined Kensington Capital Partners investment team as Managing Director focused on the venture capital sector
Former Managing Director of Google Canada Chris O'Neill joined Portag3 Ventures as a Partner based in San Francisco.
Menlo Park, CA based Sofinnova Investments established Canadian office led by Dr. Maha Katabi and may commence Canadian fundraising for its upcoming XI fund
Kent P. Thexton, Managing Partner and founder of ScaleUp Ventures, to formally join Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR; TSX: SW) as President & CEO in November 2018.
Dr. Angela Tran Kingyens joined Boris Wertz, Version One's founding General Partner, as second General Partner of the firm.
David Brent, formerly a private equity principal with Apollo Global Management, joined Altas Partners as a Partner.
MaRS Discovery District named Annette Verschuren as its new chair, replacing outgoing chair Gord Nixon who will continue to serve on the board.
Brightspark hired Jacques Perreault, Desjardins Capital's AVP of Technology Investments, as Senior Partner
Patrick Pichette, former Google CFO, and Dennis Kavelman, former CFO/COO of RIM/Blackberry, joined iNovia Capital as General Partners
Cycle Capital Management (CCM) promoted Shirley Speakman to Senior Partner of the firm.