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Discussion avec Jérôme Nycz, Vice-président exécutif chez BDC Capital

Le 13 avr. 2021
De 17h à 18h

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There is light at the end of the tunnel and with it, pivotal shifts in just about everything: capital flows, investments in transformative technologies, diversity & inclusion, you name it.

Keep your finger on the pulse with our next guest Jerome Nycz, Executive Vice President of BDC Capital, the investment arm of BDC, the bank for Canadian entrepreneurs.

Jerome brings a wealth of experience spanning two decades across financial and public sectors. Join our casual chat in a couple weeks as we touch on the inner workings of Canada’s most active VC investor as it relates to private investments, what's at stake for Canadian businesses, economic trends to consider and everything in between.

Have your questions ready!

When:               Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
Time:                 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where:              Online, you'll receive the link to connect to the webinar shortly before it starts
Members:         FREE
Non-members: FREE

Meet our guest

Jérôme Nycz was appointed Executive Vice President, BDC Capital in 2013.

He leads the activities of BDC Capital, the investment arm of the bank that offers venture capital and growth equity to Canadian businesses. He also oversees the deployment of the Venture Capital Action Plan and the Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative. His group includes five direct venture capital funds, a fund of fund, the Intellectual Property Fund, the Cleantech Practice and the Growth Equity team. In this role, he drives forward strategies and initiatives to enhance Canada’s venture capital and start-up community.

Mr. Nycz has more than 20 years of experience in the financial and public sectors. He joined BDC in 2002, overseeing corporate strategy and planning, and shareholder relations. In subsequent years, he added responsibility for enterprise risk management, economic analysis and knowledge management to his portfolio. During this time, he conducted several internal strategic reviews of operations units and led a multidisciplinary team that prepared the bank’s submission for the 2010 legislative review of the Business Development Bank of Canada Act.

Mr. Nycz began his career with the federal government as a senior economist and policy advisor at the Department of Finance, Industry Canada and the Department of National Defence. He also worked at Export Development Canada and as an investment officer at the Canadian Consulate in Boston.

Mr. Nycz is a board member of Finance Montreal and Fondation de l’ICM. He previously served as board member of the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA), Réseau Capital, CIRANO and as an advisory board member for international competitiveness with the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from Concordia University, an IMBA from Hartford University and the Corporate Director (ICD.D) designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.


About YCIF

Young Canadians in Finance was founded by Paul Desmarais III and Michael Blickstead in 2006. The organization is present in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, New York and Vancouver.

The Young Canadians in Finance network is a unique meeting place for young professionals and entrepreneurs who want to cultivate a network of privileged contacts and develop their skills through knowledge sharing experiences and networking.