Stefan Chiasson

Principal Intellectual Property Investments Calgary

As a Principal with BDC’s Intellectual Property Investments team, Stefan’s goal is to expand the reach of IP-backed financing in Western Canada. His previous role with BDC was as an Associate Director with Growth and Transition Capital, where he performed due diligence on debt transactions and managed a portfolio of more than 25 clients.

Before joining BDC in 2017, Stefan was a senior accountant in the Assurance Services group at Ernst & Young, working with clients in the communications, biotechnology, power and utilities, manufacturing, and oil and gas sectors. Dedicated to fostering innovative IP, he is the president of Startup Grind Calgary and a mentor with the Founder Institute.

Stefan is a Certified Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Saint Francis Xavier University.