Announcing C100’s new Co-Chair…. *drumroll please* šŸ„

Another announcement from one of our fellow Canadian organizations in the Bay Area.


MEET C100’S INCOMING CO-CHAIR: JANET BANNISTER

TORONTO-BASED JANET BANNISTER BECOMES C100’S FIRST CO-CHAIR BASED OUTSIDE OF THE BAY AREA

What you need to know:

  • Effective July 2021, Bannister becomes theĀ first C100 Co-Chair to be based in CanadaĀ (Toronto) and, for that matter, the first anywhere outside of the Bay Area
  • Bannister takes the reins from Co-ChairĀ Shari Hatch JonesĀ and will co-lead the C100 Board of Directors for a two-year term alongside Co-ChairĀ Andre Charoo.
  • Janet is a former eBay exec, founder of Kijiji.ca, and nowĀ Managing Director of Real Ventures,Ā Canada’s most active early-stage VC firm and a driving force behind Canada’s tech sector.
  • Previously, she served as a C100 Board Member, Charter Member, and is anĀ outspoken championĀ of the Canadian tech ecosystem.

Click below to read ourĀ interview with Janet, where we learn about her vision for C100’s future, returning home to Canada after living abroad and lessons learned from her exceptional career as entrepreneur, executive, and investor.

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