Tech for Good EP#03 | From female entrepreneur to VC with Annick Charbonneau, Co-Founder and Managing Partner @ Accelia Capital

July 29, 2022

On this week’s show, we spoke with Annick Charbonneau, Co-Founder and Managing Partner @ Accelia Capital.

A serial tech entrepreneur, Annick Charbonneau has founded and managed two tech companies over the past decade. A fervent promoter of the presence of women in entrepreneurship, in 2021 she launched Accelia Capital, a venture capital fund whose mission is to invest in innovative companies, owned or led by women. At over $50M, it is one of the most important venture capital funds to propel female entrepreneurship in North America. Accelia Capital invests in Quebec or Canadian start-ups and other early stage companies.

A graduate in International Business from Pepperdine University in California, Annick also holds a certificate in Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy from MIT Sloan School of Management. She is a passionate traveler and enjoys skiing, cycling, and running.

On the show, we spoke about: 

  • Empowering the next generation of female entrepreneurs
  • Having 20 successful women as LPs
  • Accelia Capital’s investment thesis 
  • Getting more women as GPs in venture capital

Annick is well on her way to building a world-class venture capital firm and she shared some great insights.

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