Mr. Jim Fletcher is a 33-year veteran of the Canadian venture capital industry. He has participated across all funding stages from being part of founding management through personal angel investment, institutional venture capital investment, corporate venture investment and a variety of public and private exits. He has also been actively involved in numerous public policy initiatives designed to foster a healthy Canadian environment for early-stage companies and venture capital investors.
Jim has been a Managing Director with Ventures West and Chrysalix Energy Management, managed corporate venture investing as Treasurer of MacMillan Bloedel and was the Founder and CEO of China Capital. He has also served as the CFO of the Angus Reid Group and as a Director of many technology companies. He is currently a Director of Vision Critical, Recombo, Enterra Feed, and BitLit Media. He is also a member of the Advisory Boards of OMERS Ventures, BDC’s ICE Venture Group and Cross-Pacific Capital Partners, and sits on NACO’s Research and Public Policy Committee.
Jim is also actively involved in the non-profit and social enterprise sector. He was a founding partner of BC Technology Social Venture Partners, has served on many non-profit Boards and is engaged in public policy initiatives to enhance social innovation and finance. He also serves as Partner of BC Partners for Social Impact, Director of Accelerating Social Impact CCC Ltd., and Advisor to ChangeHeroes.