Prashant Matta, formerly a Senior Associate at OMERS Ventures, joined Panache Ventures as Toronto based partner.
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.
Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) to open Canadian lending branch headed by former RBC executive Barbara Dirks
Portag3 Ventures named Stephan Klee as Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
White Star Capital promoted principal Lylan Masterman to General Partner
TIMIA Capital (TSX-V: TCA) appointed Darren Seed as Vice President of Capital Markets & Communications.
BLUERUSH Media Group Corp. (TSX-V: BTV) appointed Steve Taylor as new CEO, John Eckert, co-founder of Round13 Capital, to its board.