Need investment? Meet Stuart Browne, CEO of Pycap Venture Partners and a Director of Pycap Corporation, a Venture Capital and Corporate Finance Firm.
He is also an Expert Reviewer for the Ontario Centres of Excellence and an Instructor for a venture finance course he created for the University of Toronto. In addition, Stuart is a member of the Board of Advisors for the Upside Foundation, the City of Toronto's Startup Here initiative, and TorontoStarts. Stuart has been a guest speaker at numerous international investor conferences within Toronto, Ottawa, Mexico City, Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia), Beijing, Tianjin, Shenzhen, Foshan, Nansha, Guangzhou (China), Maribor (Slovenia), and Klagenfurt (Austria). He has also been featured on Bloomberg TV, BNN, the Financial Post, the Toronto Star, and published five articles for Techvibes. Stuart holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business.
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Stuart Browne, CEO & Founder of Pycap Venture Partners, is recognized as a thought leader who is bridging the gap between Venture Capital and retail, accredited investors. Stuart currently holds a position as an Expert Review Panelist for the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) where he is responsible for Investment Selection, helping determine which Tech Companies receive Ontario government grants. Stuart was a guest on CTV's nationally televised Business News Network (BNN) and a judge and subject matter expert for the Startup Tech Reality TV Show ‘The Next Biggest Winner’. Stuart has been a judge for numerous funding competitions, such as TiEQuest 2014 and VentureLynx, alongside members of OMERS Ventures, BDC Ventures, MaRS IAF and Plaza Ventures, where awards have included up to $1M in financing.
Stuart has published articles in Techvibes regarding VC, Angel Investing, Crowdfunding, and how Mining compares to Tech Investing. Toronto Star and itBusiness.ca featured Stuart in articles about VC and recognize him as a source for commentary where he has been quoted about Tech Investing for their other articles. He was a guest speaker for Global Entrepreneurship Week, keynote speaker for the Chinese Professionals Association of Canada (CPAC) and Entrepreneur Evenings, host for “The Brave New World of Startup Tech Investing”, and exhibitor for the Cantech Investment Conference as well as for Pat Sheridan’s Conference Room during the PDAC.