Women in VC

Canadian

Is accelerating the next generation of Canadian Women in Venture Capital through Professional Development, Networking and Support.

*Password Required. To access member-only information, please refer to the Admin Announcements channel on the Women in VC Slack.

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About Women in VC

Women in VC is a grassroots organization that gives self-identified female venture capitalists across Canada the opportunity to share best practices, network, and support each others' career development. What began as a bi-monthly dinner series between 5 women, has grown to a community with 100+ active members. 

 

Our vision is to unify the Canadian venture capital community, equip the next generation of leaders, cultivate confidence, and enable women to see themselves in a spectrum of diverse leadership for generations to come.

Our Community

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Professional Bootcamp

Women in VC: Professional Bootcamp is a free bi-annual program available to Women in VC community members over a 9-week period.

The Professional Bootcamp series aims to equip and advance the development of technical, personal and industry-specific skills for those in the early stages of their venture career.

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Slack Group

The private Women in VC Slack group provides community members the opportunity to network, share best practices and stay up-to-date on relevant industry issues. All community members are encouraged to contribute and join the conversation!

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Events

To maintain the tight-knit community that was formed with the inception of Women in VC, the group hosts in-person bi-monthly events throughout the year. In light of COVID-19, this has been temporarily moved online for public health and safety reasons.

 

Check the Community Events channel in Slack for the latest news and updates.

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Member Directory

Looking to share deal flow, build a syndicate or enhance your professional network? The Women in VC Directory is a great starting place to catalyze these conversations.

 

NOTE: The Women in VC Directory is only accessible to current community members via password access. As a community member the password will be made available in Slack or provided by request from the Women in VC Organizing Committee.

Meet The Committee

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Aashna Kumar

Associate, Generation Ventures

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Amodini Chhabra

Investor, Compass Digital Ventures

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Eleonore Jarry-Ferron

Principal, Brightspark Ventures

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Karen Rakotondralambo

Analyst, AQC Capital

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Nabeela Merchant

Investor, TELUS Pollinator Fund

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Roxanne Leduc

Director of Operations at Panache Ventures

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Advisors

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Caroline Tkatschow, CFA

Director, CIBC Innovation Banking
 

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Kookai Chaimahawong

ESG Partner, UpperStage.Capital 
Venture Partner, The51

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Laura Samarze

Vice President, Silicon Valley Bank

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Associate Director, Bus. Unit Coordination, Corp. & Climate Solutions, Sustainalytics

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Snita Balsara

Investor, Graphite Ventures

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Madison Wright

Founder-in-Residence, Entrepreneur First

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Investor, Georgian

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Natalie Smith

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