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BELIEVING IN YOU
FROM DAY ONE.

WE ARE BUILDING THE MOST EXTENSIVE & DIVERSE NETWORK OF TECH LEADERS ACROSS CANADA’S BEST UNIVERSITIES.

The best people to find inspiring student founders are the people sitting next to them in the classroom.

Our Investment Team is built from the best talent across all fields, from undergraduates to PhDs, with a singular purpose – to back the best student founders in Canada. Nowhere else will you find students more passionate about game-changing founders and companies. The strength of our team is our diversity of thought.

Our Community Team is creating value at many levels of the Canadian tech startup ecosystem — from supporting our portfolio companies, to working with other VCs and entrepreneurs. We facilitate unique collaborations and promote the entrepreneurial and venture capital mindsets to help drive innovation on university campuses. 

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Raphael Christian-Roy

National Managing Director of FRV @ Real Ventures
2016–
Polytechnique Montréal

Éléonore Jarry Ferron

Co-Founder @ Front Row Ventures
2011–2015
HEC Montréal

Nicolas Synnott

Co-Founder @ Front Row Ventures
2011–2015
Université de Montréal

Quebec Chapter

Matthew He

Director of Investments
2019- 
McGill University

Michaela Deneva

Director of Community
2019- 
McGill University

Maanav Sunderaraman

Investment Associate
2019–2020
McGill University

Niv Turecki

Community Associate
2019–
Concordia University

Bosko Dzepina

Investment Associate
2019-2020
McGill University

Dennis Zabeida

Investment Associate
2019-2020
HEC Montréal

Elisha Krauss

Investment Associate
2019–2020
McGill University

Etienne Lee

Community Associate
2019-2020
McGill University

Kevin Bélanger

Investment Associate
2019–2020
Laval University

Maher Akhtar

Investment Associate
2019-2020
McGill University

Philippe Miller

Community Associate
2019-2020
McGill University

Théo Fregefond

Investment Associate
2019–2020
École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS)

Victor Prats Ladous

Investment Associate
2019–2020
Concordia University

Renaud Dupont

Investment Associate
2019–2020
Université de Sherbrooke

Ontario Chapter

Cam Rzadki

Director of Investment
2018-2020
University of Toronto

Ian MacPherson

Investment Associate
2019-
Ryerson University 

Jason Cho

Director of Community
2019-2020
Western University

Alexander (Alex) Banh

Investment Associate
2019-
Queen’s University 

Hussain Punjani

Investment Associate
2019-
University of Toronto

Ian Johnson

Investment Associate
2019-
Wilfrid Laurier University

James Quiambao

Investment Associate
2019-
University of Waterloo

Jonathan (Jonny) Hsu

Investment Associate
2019-
University of Waterloo

Laura Connolly

Investment Associate
2019-
Queen’s University 

Liat Fainman-Adelman

Investment Associate
2019-
Queen’s University 

Nazuk (Naz) Thakkar

Investment Associate
2019-
Queen’s University

Nicolas (Nic) Theriault

Investment Associate
2019-
Western University

Qhalisa Khan

Investment Associate
2019-
University of Waterloo

Rae Liu

Investment Associate
2019-
University of Toronto

Sean Monteiro

Investment Associate
2019-
Queen’s University

Steve Joseph

Investment Associate
2019-
Brock University

Cole Bradley

Investment Associate
2019-
Ryerson University 

Eric D’Souza

Investment Associate
2019-
York University 

Emily Yau

Community Associate
2019-2020
Western University 

Joyce Shi

Community Associate
2019-2020
University of Waterloo

Shiyan Boxer

Community Associate
2019-
Queen’s University 

Sunny Wang

Community Associate
2019-2020
Western University 

Raphael Christian-Roy

National Managing Director of FRV @ Real Ventures
2016–
Polytechnique Montréal

Kat Svikhnushin

Director of Community
2017-2018
McGill University

Therence Bois

Director of Investment
2017-2018
Université de Montréal

Victor Gardrinier

Investment Associate
2017-2018
HEC Montréal

Arthur de Vaublanc

Investment Associate
2017-2018
Université du Québec à Montréal

Dan Cohen

Investment Associate
2017-2018
McGill University

Eva Terriault

Investment Associate
2017-2018
Polytechnique Montréal

Jazna Rossi

Investment Associate
2017-2018
Concordia University 

Tim Beiko

Investment Associate
2017-2018
Concordia University

Jack Morris

Investment Associate
2017-2018
McGill University

Lucas Sekkat

Investment Associate
2017-2018
Concordia University

Loic Souetre

Investment Associate
2017-2018
HEC Montréal

Makoto Rheault-Kihara

Investment Associate
2017-2018
McGill University

Alexandre Cardozo

Investment Associate
2018-2019
Université de Montréal

Brenden Kumarasamy

Investment Associate
2018-2019
Concordia University 

Eliot Mathieu-Proteau

Investment Associate
2018-2019
Université de Sherbrooke

Iftekhar Iqbal

Community Associate
2018-2019
Concordia University 

Janna Agustin

Community Associate
2018-2020
McGill University

Guillaume Chabot

Investment Associate
2018-2019
HEC Montréal

Robert-Eduard Tizu

Investment Associate
2018-2019
Université de Sherbrooke

Ulrike Wachter

Investment Associate
2018-2019
McGill University

Matthew Dickinson

Investment Associate
2018-2020
McGill University

Peter Fojtu

Investment Associate
2018-2019
McGill University