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VC Office Hours

  • Nucleus Calgary 100 6 Avenue Southwest Calgary, AB, T2G 2C4 Canada (map)

Hosted by Nucleus Calgary

For the first of our new monthly series of VC Office Hours, we're giving 24 entrepreneurs the chance to network with fellow founders and a 10-minute one-on-one session with Andrea Drager of Azure Capital or Chris Buckman of Enertech Capital.

Are you a founder interested in participating? In addition to registering for a Founder Meeting, please click here to send your venture info through a Google form, which will contain a summary description, revenues, and investor deck.

Featured Venture Capitalists

Andrea Drager is a Vice President at Azure Capital Partners based in Calgary is responsible for evaluating investment opportunities across Canada. She works with all our Canadian investments and selected consumer investments in the US. Immediately prior to joining Azure, Andrea was a co-founder of a start-up fashion and travel e-commerce company that designs and produces customizable travel bags and curates travel essentials. Prior to founding her own company, Andrea was a Director with strategy Consulting firm Monitor Deloitte, where she worked with clients in consumer businesses (innovation, marketing strategy, marketing transformation) and healthcare (healthcare delivery, pharmaceutical, and medical device sectors). She has lived in Paris, London, and Toronto, and worked across North & South America, Europe, and Africa. Andrea received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University.

Chris Buckman has been Vice President, Investments at EnerTech Capital since 2016. Prior to his position with EnerTech, Chris held senior management roles as President and Executive VP Business Development of Ignite Energy Service, a Venture Capital backed private company. He brings significant domain knowledge and operating experience in the Energy Technology sector and helps support a strong focus in Canada.Chris will continue to help EnerTech develop significant linkages with the many emerging Energy Technology companies along with Strategic Partners and Co-Investors. Chris is a graduate of the University of Lethbridge with a B.A. in Kinesiology and Marketing.


  • 3:30-4:00 PM: Arrive, check-in, and mingle
  • 4:00-6:00 PM: 10-minute one-on-one meetings
  • 6:00 PM: Wrap-up

Space is limited to 24 founders. Coffee and tea will be available.