Client Partner, Advisory Services for Entrepreneurs
With more than $1 billion under management and more than 25 years of industry experience, BDC Venture Capital is an investor of choice focusing on IT, health, and energy/cleantech companies, as well as venture funds, with high growth potential. From seed through expansion to exit, our mandate is to help build outstanding Canadian companies, while working to create a sound financial ecosystem for Canadian technology ventures.
My team specializes in helping Canadian entrepreneurs compete on the national and international stage. I work with growing businesses to maximize their assets (people, process, resources), assess and adopt new technology, find new opportunities for growth and strengthen their management team. We do this through tailored programs, financing and partner connections. Email me at email@example.com if you or someone you know wants to explore growth possibilities for their business. BDC offers flexible financing solutions for needs such as: ◙ Expanding their geographical footprint ◙ Sales & Marketing Expenses ◙ Buying a Business / Business Transition ◙ Hiring new employees ◙ Purchasing and implementing new technologies and equipment ◙ Purchasing of commercial property, leasehold improvements, or facility expansion BDC also offers tailored Advisory solutions such as: ◙ Business model review and aligning team behind a strategic vision ◙ Streamlining business processes and setting the foundation for scaling quickly ◙ Building a digital roadmap ◙ International expansion research and partner onboarding ◙ Financial planning and cash flow management ◙ Food and cybersecurity certifications While studying Drama in Education at Brock University, I co-founded TAP (Turn Around Projects of the Arts), a Non-Profit Organization that seeks to bring education, arts, leadership and life-skills programs to youth. Since 2007, TAP implemented 13 projects in four countries (Canada, India, Jamaica and Japan) with over 1000 participants. I did everything from program development to social/marketing to fundraising to managing international partnerships. Currently, I mentor youth in Jamaica as they grow their own careers and pursue education. I am a mom, a wife, a wine lover, a book (and podcast) worm, a lifelong learner, a community connector and a founder.