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Angel investing with Geneviève Tanguay, CEO @ Anges Québec

On this week’s show, we spoke with Geneviève Tanguay, CEO @ Anges Québec. Geneviève Tanguay has more than 20 years of experience in Investment and has participated in the completion of numerous transactions in several innovative sectors, particularly in Life Sciences. She was Director of Investments at the Fonds de Solidarité from 2008 to 2017, the largest Quebec network for development and venture capital investment in Quebec. In August 2018, Geneviève was appointed head of corporate development at Biron Groupe Santé and in October 2020, Geneviève became the first woman to hold the position of CEO of Anges Québec.

 

Her various functions have enabled him to sit on several boards of directors of private companies and to invest in the strategy and development of these companies. Very involved in her community, Geneviève has sat on several boards of directors of non-profit organizations, including that of the prestigious Institute of Directors of Companies I.A.S. Finally, she has been a Member of the Board of Directors of VIA Rail since August 2017 and, among others, a Member of the Audit Committee and of the Stakeholder Relations Committee. Geneviève holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from HEC Montréal.

 

On the show, we spoke about:

  • Getting started in the world of finance and investing
  • The challenge of raising another fund 
  • How she’s repositioning Anges Québec
  • Kickstarting more entrepreneurship in the province
  • Her interest in deep tech and life sciences 
  • Impact investing and ESG 

 

It was a pleasure speaking with Geneviève. She has big ambitions and drive in her work. I hope you enjoy the conversation!

 

Let us know what you think. What types of guests would like to see on the show? What topics interest you the most? Send me your thoughts at nectar@thepnr.com

 

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