Meet Our Team

Committed to your growth

Our mission is to empower entrepreneurs with the growth capital needed to scale their businesses quickly and efficiently through flexible financing structures.

Management Team

Chief Executive Officer

Alex 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 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.

Gaurav Singh

Chief Financial Officer

Gaurav brings over 15 years of experience including several board and executive positions across a portfolio of small-cap Canadian public and private companies. He has undertaken leadership roles in corporate finance, strategy, trade-policy advocacy, and start-up operations across the Technology, Media, Mineral Resources, and Professional Services sectors, in India, Europe, and North America. He holds an MSc. in Finance from London Business School, U.K., and a Bachelor of Commerce from Delhi University, India.

Vice President of Finance

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. She was admitted to membership in 1998. Valerie holds a Masters of Accounting from the University of Waterloo.

Kutral has over 15 years of cumulative experience across Corporate Finance, Technology, and Investment domains, bringing a unique blend of global exposure having worked in six countries – US, Canada, UK, Hong Kong, Russia, and India. Kutral led the FinTech and Innovation vertical for an IT MNC in Canada, prior to which, as the Vice President at Citi, helped execute marquee Investment Banking deals around the world. Before venturing into the world of business and finance, Kutral started his career as an engineer with Intel Corporation in California, where he worked on designing next generation digital components. On the investment front, he made his first investment in 2003 and went on to co-found two ventures and invest in two more over the years. In addition, he manages his own debt fund servicing SMEs in India. Kutral completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Electrical Engineering at Anna University (Chennai) and University of Texas (Dallas) respectively. He rounded off his education with an MBA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan). 

Corporate Counsel

Kenny is a lawyer with broad corporate and commercial experience in the financial services industry. He had previously held roles as in-house counsel and compliance officer with Manulife, where he provided legal and strategic advice to the insurance and pensions businesses. Kenny recently obtained his MBA from the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics, and is also currently working towards his CPA designation. Kenny is licensed with Law Society of Ontario. He articled at the Superior Court of Justice, where he conducted legal research and prepared written and oral opinions in all areas of law.

Marketing Manager

Sabena is a marketing specialist with over three years of professional experience working in startups and multinational corporations in industries ranging from CPG, cryptocurrency, finance, and FinTech. She specializes in digital marketing and integrated marketing communications. She holds Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia and an International Baccalaureate diploma.