We invest, develop
& empower
visionary financial

About 01

Today’s great idea can be tomorrow’s transformative financial technology.
With the right support.

That’s why Portag3 Ventures is passionate about finding the big thinkers — the ambitious, creative entrepreneurs who will reshape the financial services industry to benefit all consumers.

We make early-stage investments in promising financial tech companies that have potential for global impact. Our long-term engagement offers a unique environment to grow, with robust support, and insight from our partners.

We know innovation can improve wellbeing. So we're on a mission to ensure it happens.

Portfolio 02

Core Investments

Fund Investments

Team 03

Paul Desmarais III Paul Desmarais III

Paul Desmarais III

Executive Chairman

Adam Felesky Adam Felesky

Adam Felesky


Samuel Robinson Samuel Robinson

Samuel Robinson

Managing Partner

Stephanie Choo Stephanie Choo

Stephanie Choo

Managing Partner

Ron Close Ron Close

Ron Close

Managing Partner

Francois Lafortune Francois Lafortune

Francois Lafortune

Managing Partner

Alex Bottenbruch Alex Bottenbruch

Alex Bottenbruch


Mylène Charron Mylène Charron

Mylène Charron


Karel Vuong Karel Vuong

Karel Vuong

Head of Community

Nick Hungerford Nick Hungerford

Nick Hungerford

Senior Advisor

Vladimir Novakovski Vladimir Novakovski

Vladimir Novakovski

Senior Technical Advisor

Zaheer Merali Zaheer Merali

Zaheer Merali