Shady is a Director at CVentures and is a senior member of the investment team. He leads the firm’s investment and business development activities and is involved in all aspects of the investment process including deal origination, assessment, execution, portfolio management and support.
Prior to joining CVentures, Shady spent much of the past decade in corporate development, strategy and venture capital. He advised CIB’s Direct Investment Group on their venture capital initiatives, and was previously a Partner at Orogenesis, a cross border venture capital firm based in San Francisco, where he worked on various late-stage deals including Uber, Snap and SpaceX.
Shady is an investor in a number of high-potential startups in the US and Canada and has been working closely with various early-stage companies and venture groups in areas of fund raising, strategy and corporate development. Shady also co-founded a boutique investment advisory firm focused on early-stage technology investments, and earlier on in his career, managed strategy and business development for a high-growth European technology service provider.
Shady holds a BComm in International Business from the John Molson School of Business.