Sarim Zia - Associate in intellectual property at BDC

Sarim Zia

Associate Intellectual Property-Backed Financing, Toronto

Sarim Zia is an Associate with BDC Capital’s Intellectual Property-Backed Financing. He joined BDC in 2020.

Before joining BDC, Sarim was a Credit Associate with commercial lender Quantius, where he was primarily responsible for due diligence and underwriting of IP-backed loans. Additionally, Sarim managed Quantius’ loan portfolio of $32M deployed across the technology, healthcare, medical devices, life-sciences and manufacturing sectors.

He has volunteered in executive roles at various start-up ventures including non-profit and art organizations. Sarim holds a Bachelor of International Economics degree from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service.