Hosted by Nucleus Calgary
VC Office Hours is a unique monthly opportunity for startup entrepreneurs to network with fellow founders and sit down for a 10-minute, one-on-one conversation with an investor. This stress free, casual environment provides founders with the chance to pitch, seek feedback, and build their network.
Are you a founder interested in a one-on-one with a VC?
Please complete these TWO steps:
1) RSVP via eventbrite.
2) Submit your venture info through this Google form, including a summary description and your investor deck.
Andrea Drager is Vice President at Azure Capital Partners, a San Francisco-based venture capital firm with over $750 million under management. Based in their Calgary office, she evaluates investment opportunities across Canada and works with all of Azure’s Canadian investments and selected consumer investments in the US.
Immediately prior to joining Azure, Andrea co-founded a travel e-commerce company. Prior to founding her own company, Andrea was a Director with strategy consulting firm Monitor Deloitte, where she worked with industry-leading consumer business and healthcare companies in the areas of innovation, marketing and growth strategy. She has been based in Paris, London, Toronto and Vancouver, and worked with clients across the Americas, Europe and Africa. Andrea received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University.
Michael McGee is Managing Director at Avrio Capital. Michael boasts an impressive record of investing in and amplifying businesses of all sizes. He has served as Managing Director at Werklund Capital Corporation, Executive Vice President at Cavendish Investing Ltd., Managing Director at Bank of Montreal Capital Corporation and Vice President/Director at Toronto Dominion Bank Capital.
Regardless of the business’ scope, Michael maintains that the keys to success are strong, upright management, integrity and the enthusiasm to grow and exit your company. As Managing Director at Avrio, he is surrounded by like-minded partners who share a passion for the food, health and wellness space – he is committed to matching consumer demand with timely and relevant technologies, while feeding the world more effectively.