Dinar Ahmed - Principal, venture capital at BDC

Dinar Ahmed

Principal Toronto

Dinar Ahmed is a Principal with the Seed Fund and the IT Venture Fund. He joined BDC Capital in 2016.

In his current role, Dinar is responsible for deal origination and due diligence functions related to prospective and follow-on investments across deals in all stages. He works closely with portfolio companies on strategy, mergers and acquisitions, follow-on fundraising initiatives, and takes on specific projects, as needed. Dinar also serves as Board Observer for multiple portfolio companies across the Seed Fund and IT Venture Funds.

In previous roles at BDC, Dinar worked with the Corporate Strategy and Venture Capital Strategy teams, evaluating investments in high-potential tech companies while closely involved with the strategy development for BDC Capital’s role in the Canadian Venture Capital ecosystem. He brings over six years of experience in corporate development and product teams from TELUS. In his previous roles, Dinar co-led multiple acquisitions and divestitures, was involved in company-wide strategic projects, worked in product development, as well as go-to-market initiatives.

Dinar holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University in Montreal.

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