Jonathan Shaanan

Principal Montreal

Jonathan is Principal for the BDC Deep Tech fund, created in 2021.

Previously, Jonathan was Head of Strategic Initiatives at BDC Capital and lead various projects, including the design and implementation of its $300 million program to support VC-backed businesses hit by the COVID-19 crisis.

Prior to joining BDC, Jonathan was CFO and Principal at Ferst Capital Partners, an early-stage investment firm focused on both investing in and building companies in the financial technology (FinTech) space. Jonathan split his time between managing the investment fund and building up startups grown in-house, with a focus on strategy and finance. Jonathan started his career as an investment banker at Rothschild’s New York City office, advising on M&A deals ranging from $100M to $5B in size.

Jonathan graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce and a double major in Mathematics and Finance.

BDC Capital Team

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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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