Salman Qadir - Associate principal, venture capital at BDC

Salman Qadir

Associate Principal Toronto

Salman Qadir is an Associate Principal with BDC Capital’s Industrial, Clean and Energy (ICE) Technology Venture Fund, where he provides investment, monitoring and operation support to the ICE team.

Before joining BDC in 2020, he spent nine years at the Ontario Financing Authority (OFA). As Senior Advisor, he led the due diligence and analysis on major initiatives across various sectors including energy, infrastructure and economic development. He has experience in providing strategic advice on transaction structuring, business and risk assessments and policy development. Salman also led the design and implementation of the OFA Innovation Lab to drive change and build innovation capacity across the organization.

Previously, he was an Innovation and Systems Leadership Fellow at the MaRS Discovery District and founded SecondSlash Media.

Salman is a Level 3 Chartered Financial Analyst candidate and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Toronto.

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