The Founder Institute is a premier startup launch program for talented entrepreneurs. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 60 countries, the Founder Institute’s mission is to “Globalize Silicon Valley” and build sustainable startup ecosystems worldwide.
Keiretsu Forum is a global angel investor network with 2,500 accredited investor members throughout 47 chapters on 3 continents. The Vancouver chapter launched in September 2012 and enjoys close synergies with the regional and global Keiretsu Forum angel investment network.
Fung Capital is the investment arm of the Fung family in Hong Kong which separately controls the Fung Group that sources, distributes, and retails consumer products globally. Fung Capital invests in B2B technology companies that enable omni-channel retailing and improve supply chain efficiency.
Boris Wertz is the founding partner of Version One.
Mesirow Financial Private Equity is a Chicago-based boutique private equity firm with approximately $4.5 billion of private equity commitments since inception, offering both private equity partnership and co-investment opportunities to a global institutional client base of accredited investors and Qualified Purchasers.