PRE SEED STAGE INVESTING
We are a Venture Capital Fund manager focused on Atlantic Canada. We currently manage Venture Newfoundland and Labrador LP that invests in pre seed stage companies.
WHO WE ARE
We started Pelorus Venture in 2015 because we believe in building the Atlantic Canadian eco-system. We partner early. We strive to be authentic and transparent in all our communication. We mentor companies, help them commercialize and grow while providing venture returns for the investors. We bring an experienced voice to venture capital. We work with founders who disrupt and who continue to develop their bold ideas. We strive to create an aligned relationship between investor and entrepreneur.
VENTURE NL I
About the Fund
Venture Newfoundland and Labrador LP is a private venture capital fund created by Pelorus, the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, BDC Capital Inc. and angel investors. The goal of the Fund is to invest in and partner with entrpreneurs with innovative technologies, to help commercialize their product and services and grow their companies while providing venture returns for the investors.
MEET THE TEAM
Our team has worked together in early stage seed investment for over sixteen years. We started Pelorus Venture in 2015 to bring another voice to the Atlantic Canadian venture capital. We’ve worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs and have mentored founders . We are active across Newfoundland & Labrador and provide mentorship and support to Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island ecosystems. We work with leaders in the tech sector while we grow partnership opportunities and recruit private investors. With an extensive background in finance and operations management we continue to build a world class team to further expand across the region ultimately leading to more deals and better investments for bold entrepreneurs.
Chris is highly active in the Atlantic Canadian eco-system. He has led VNL I'd investment activity since the fund's inception. Chris has mentored companies across all four Atlantic provinces. Chris actively serves on nine boards for his portfolio companies.
MBA, Saint Mary’s University, CMA Designation, B.Comm Dalhousie University