VC Partner @ Pender Ventures in Vancouver, BC

Pender Ventures consists of a group of diverse and dedicated investors and entrepreneurs with decades of experience investing in high growth technology companies. Pender Ventures invests in a concentrated selection of B2B and health-focused technology companies at their inflection point to scale. We thrive on working alongside entrepreneurs, technologists and management teams as partners executing on a plan, applying a scale-up framework and diversity influence to drive top-quartile returns and create tangible impact. Integrity, transparency and alignment are the guiding values that drive us.

Pender Ventures is the private technology company investing arm of PenderFund Capital Management Inc. (“PCM”) an independent, employee-owned, value-based investment firm founded in 2003 to invest in emerging technology companies.  Based in Vancouver, BC, PCM is an inclusive and diverse workplace of over 50 people managing over $2.4B in assets across private and public equities and fixed income.

As Partner, you will help drive both investing and the business of investing within the Pender Ventures team – from sourcing, investing and growing investments, to managing investors, to helping build out the Pender Ventures platform.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Directing all aspects of investing with support from the team.
  • Helping form and lead investment strategy and portfolio construction.
  • Leveraging a strong existing network of relationships for the purposes of community building, sourcing investment opportunities, as well as capital raising.
  • Partnering with portfolio companies by supporting their scale up and growth.
  • Collaborating with industry executives with strong relationship skills and ability to mesh with diverse personalities.
  • Cultivating, communicating and managing LP relationships.
  • Developing, mentoring, and managing junior investment professionals.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree; advanced or graduate degree a plus.
  • A track record of venture investing of at least 8 years, with at least 12+ years’ experience total in venture capital, private equity, investment banking, consulting, corporate development and/or operating roles at an entrepreneurial startup.
  • Experience in enterprise B2B technology and/or health technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and help scale early-stage tech companies.
  • Comfortable navigating market analysis, diligence, negotiations, and all other investing activities.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial, driven and decisive personality.
  • Collaborative, creative, and intellectually curious combined with an ability to enjoy and contribute to a collegial, team-first, small-firm culture.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

What’s in it for you?

  • A unique opportunity to join a diverse and passionate founding team that will be launching our second fund. The team will draw on the crossover investing capabilities of PCM, and will grow into new, exciting investment areas over time.
  • Competitive compensation with the opportunity for employee share ownership in PCM.
  • Work with a talented and growing team dedicated to being the most aligned and transparent partner to our LP’s and companies.

If interested, please apply here.

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