Meet Our Team
Based in Toronto, Flow Capital Corp. is a diversified investor and advisor in emerging growth businesses.
Flow makes revenue-linked and other debt investments in North American emerging growth businesses, seeking to meet a huge need in the financing market for profitable or near profitablelooking to grow their business without the dilution of equity or heavily restrictive covenants of secured debt.
Mr. Baluta has over twenty-seven years of professional experience in Canada and the US in investment banking, equity research, mergers and acquisitions, operations, consulting and entrepreneurship. Alex was a top ranked equity research analyst in Canada in the early 2000s, focused on the software sector. His primary focus throughout his career has been advising, analyzing, operating and investing in small and medium sized enterprises, primarily in high growth technology sectors.
Chief Investment Officer
An investor and engineer, Robb McLarty has been working with and investing in emerging growth companies for over twenty years. From 2007-2013, Robb was Investment Committee Member of NGEN Partners, where he focused on the application of digital technologies in the energy sector. His investments included Pure Energies (acquired by NRG), Soraa, Choose Energy (acquired by Red Ventures), REGEN Energy and Adura Technologies (acquired by Acuity). Prior to NGEN, Robb was a Technology Analyst at Ziff Brothers Investments, a multi-billion dollar private investment firm. Earlier in his career, Robb worked at IBM’s venture capital group, was an initial employee at Bill-Me-Later (acquired by eBay), and coded and supported software at Nortel. Robb holds an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management and a B.Sc.E. in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University, Canada.
Stephanie Tadros is a motivated finance professional with experience in providing alternate financing solutions to growing companies. Prior to joining Flow Capital, Stephanie spent 4 years at Export Development Canada in various roles providing insurance, financing, and working capital relief solutions to Canadian SMEs, and most recently individually managing a portfolio of 30+ companies. Stephanie graduated with distinction from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University in 2011, and is currently a CFA level III candidate.
Chief Financial Officer
Donnacha is a financial services specialist with over 20 years of experience in a number of senior finance positions in Ireland, Canada and Singapore. He has diversified experience in financial services covering leasing, life insurance and banking. Donnacha has over 10 years experience acting as CFO for companies in financial services and prior to being a CFO, managing the treasury activities of 2 multi-national companies out of Ireland. Donnacha was CFO for the subsidiary in Canada and Asia Pacific of De Lage Landen International (a subsidiary of the Dutch bank Rabobank) which during his time the growth in the portfolio was significant. Donnacha is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and was admitted to membership in November 1987. Donnacha spent six years in public practice in Ireland with BDO and Price Waterhouse.
Valerie is a financial services specialist with 20 years experience, previously holding senior roles with various multi-national financial services organizations in Toronto. Valerie is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant and Certified Management Accountant in Ontario and was admitted to membership in 1998 and holds a Masters of Accounting from the University of Waterloo.