Investment

Grant Lawrence

Grant Lawrence has participated in an IPO, experienced a buyout and the integration challenges that go with this; he is an active Angel investor is a Founder of Valhalla Private Capital and as President of Valhalla Angels Kelowna and Co-President of Valhalla Angels Vancouver Grant contributes to building the tech community. He also mentors and guides startups through business operations and sales.

Grant has over 22+ successful years in the software industry both in startups and establish companies; holding a number of different senior positions in sales and marketing and proven track record in building and managing teams in the areas of strategic alliances, indirect and direct sales channels in complex B2B environments domestically and internationally throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

Chris Simair

Chris Simair is managing director of Harvest Builders in Calgary. The venture builder’s objective is to elevate innovation across the Canadian Prairies. Simair is the former co-founder of SkipTheDishes.

Shelley Kuipers

Shelley Kuipers is co-founder of The51, an investment platform for female entrepreneurs.