White Star Capital promotes Lylan Masterman to General Partner

White Star Capital, an early stage venture capital firm with offices in London, New York, Montreal, Paris and Tokyo, has promoted Lylan Masterman from principal to General Partner (GP).

Masterman joins Eric Martineau-Fortin, Christian Hernandez Gallardo, Jean-François Marcoux as GPs of the White Star fund.

Masterman, based in New York, previously worked at Atlas division of aQuantive, WebTV at Microsoft, as technology evangelist at Microsoft Research, and a member of the product team for the first version of VisualStudio .NET.

Masterman, a Kauffman Fellow (class 19), holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management.

photo credit: White Star Capital

Ted Liu

Ted Liu, M.Sc. (Mining, Queen's), MBA (Finance, Toronto), is the Editor of Private Capital Journal, CanadaMetals.ca, TechWire.ca, and the former Editor of Canadian Private Equity. Ted has been passionately tracking Canadian private capital industry since 1992, having most recently served as Research Director for The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA).

Ted is the architect of CVCA infobase, and is the architect of CPE Media's Financings.ca, Canada's most sophisticated and advanced all private capital and public market financing database.