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Tony Van Bommel


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At BDC Venture Capital, we are a team of dedicated, seasoned investment professionals, who bring our investee companies the benefit of decades of experience in the space. Each of our team members has been chosen for their in-depth knowledge and industry experience in sales, marketing, business development, production and R&D. It’s a team our investee companies and investment partners can trust and count on.

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Tony Van Bommel

Senior Managing Partner

Tony Van Bommel is Senior Managing Partner in the Industrial, Clean and Energy Technology Venture Fund in the Toronto office. He is responsible for overseeing the Industrial, Clean and Energy Technology Venture Fund investments and maximizing value creation across the portfolio. Tony has been with BDC Capital since 2001 and with the dustrial, Clean and Energy Technology Venture Fund since its inception over two years ago, assuming the role of Managing Partner in 2012.

Prior to joining BDC, he spent four years as Senior Investment Manager with InNOVAcorp, a General Partner for the Nova Scotia First Fund, an early stage knowledge-based venture fund. For 10 years prior to this, he worked as a lawyer and partner in the business law firm Little & Wright in London, Ontario. Tony has held multiple directorships in both public and private emerging growth companies across Canada and holds the CVCA “VC Deal of the Year award” for Q1 Labs in 2012.

Tony earned the Dalhousie Governor General’s Gold Medal for the top graduate student chosen from all faculties at Dalhousie University and the gold medal from the Dalhousie University MBA program. He received his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Western Ontario where he won the Pitney Bowes Award for the top graduating law student in Ontario who combined academics, athletics and service to the community. He is a past Chairman of Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia and Volunteer of the year for that organization.
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