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Educational programs

Our educational programs give BDC Capital general partners access to domain experts and reinforce their business networks. We facilitate peer-to-peer connections and knowledge exchange for a strong and vibrant venture capital ecosystem, and work with our partners to improve their operational efficiency.

GP Academy

GP Academy was developed in consultation with the Kauffman Fellows program to help leading Canadian general partners establish new business relationships and access advanced training in operations and management.

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FUNDamental Principals

We bring together handpicked global experts to share best practices in venture capital fund management through invitation-only FUNDamental Principals seminars and follow-on networking events.

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Kauffman Fellows Program Partial Scholarship

Supported by BDC Capital, the Kauffman Fellows Program offers innovation, leadership and venture capital training to develop future global champions of the venture capital industry.

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Our team

Ela Borenstein - Vice president, venture capital at BDC
Ela Borenstein

Vice President

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Sandra Novotni - Program manager, BDC Capital at BDC
Sandra Novotni

Program Manager

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