Founders, leaders, intrapreneurs, and life-long learners tacking on innovation and tackling pressing problems.
Growth doesn't stop at graduation.
Who Are VFC Alumni?
Venture for Canada Alumni entrepreneurial and entrepreneurial leaders in Canada and abroad. Alumni are founders, executives, high-performing individual contributors in the technology, social enterprise and non-profit sector. 100% of VFC Alumni want to launch a business or side-hustle according to our 2019 update survey. As of 2020 we have 50/50 gender parity and have launched diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.
Connect With Our Community
Opportunities include sponsoring Alumni events, providing mentorship or other services, or seeking engaged volunteers. The Alumni Council governs the VFC Alumni body in collaboration with VFC staff. The VFC Alumni Council organizes connect events, on-going learning opportunities for Alumni and provides strategic advice to Venture for Canada. We've partnered with SheEO, Legacy Conference at the University of Ottawa, Elevate and other post-secondaries to enhance their events. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Propelling the Ecosystem Forward
Interested in hiring Alumni or promoting ecosystem opportunities? Our partnership team has an alumni-exclusive job board for mid and senior-level roles. The Alumni Council can share announcements via the Alumni Community Slack channel.
An ever-expanding life-long network of Fellows who are leaders and influencers in Canada's technology and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Connect with our community, it's invaluable!
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“Without Venture For Canada, I may have missed my shot at helping build an all-time great Canadian tech company. Building companies is where I truly belong.”
Enterprise Account Executive at Fiix Software, John Connell
Philosophy and Leadership, University of New Brunswick. Masters in Environmental Studies and Business at York University