Brenda Irwin

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Brenda Irwin
Managing Partner & Co-Founder

Brenda is an investor, advisor and seasoned board director.

Brenda is a former life science venture capitalist for Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). While at BDC she had personal responsibility for management of a $100M+ healthcare portfolio including private to publicly listed organizations.

Brenda specializes in both assessing and top grading the investment potential of early stage companies. She has been a Board Director for 15 private and public for profit life sciences and biotechnology corporations. Market sectors represented within her portfolio ranged from therapeutics, biotech, medtech, health technology & wellness organizations.

Brenda is committed to inspiring young women to pursue careers in science and technology.

Brenda is proud to have spent nearly a decade on the non-profit Board of Directors for Take A Hike РYouth at Risk Foundation, an organization enabling at-risk youth to positively change their lives. Presently she is a Director on the Providence Health Care Board of Directors and chairs their Innovation Committee.