Janet Bannister

Managing Partner

Staircase Ventures

Janet is the Founder and General Partner of Staircase Ventures. Staircase recognizes that founders are the bedrock upon which companies are built and therefore provides unparalleled dedication to accelerating founders’ development and performance.

In addition, Janet is very active in the Canadian tech ecosystem; she is the Co-Chair of C100 and on the Boards of Vector Institute and Ivey Business School. She is also a mentor at Creative Destruction Lab.


thursday – 04:10pm Scale Up

Time Icon 20 mins

Location Icon St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts - Bluma Appel Theatre

Raising Capital in 2023: A VC Perspective

Canadian market is often overlooked when it comes to fundraising, yet the talent we have to offer is outstanding. Join us in a discussion with three venture capitalists actively investing in Canada to learn about the state of the market and what founders can do to raise capital in these uncertain times.