Candice Faktor, General Partner

Candice Faktor, General Partner

 

Candice has a passion for disruptive tech and is a strong advocate for putting Toronto's tech ecosystem on the global stage. Recently, she was the GM of Wattpad, where she helped scale Wattpad to be one of the world’s largest storytelling platforms with over 50MM users. Previous to this, Candice co-created Torstar Digital, a disruptive digital venture arm for Torstar, one of Canada’s largest media companies. She invested in, launched and scaled over 20+ ecommerce, saas, adtech and network effect businesses over 7 years. Candice was the founder of an early network effect platform, Ourfaves.com, where people shared their favourite things at places. Before Torstar Digital, Candice worked for Monitor Group, a boutique strategy consulting firm for 5 years. Candice is on the Board of one of Canada's largest enterprise AI companies, Coveo. Candice is the founder of an education program, Get Curious Now, designed to help people of all ages develop essential skills for the future. She sits on the Advisory Boards for Baycrest's Centre for Aging & Brain Health Innovation, Sick Kid's Tech Council and #MoveTheDial. She is an Associate of the Creative Destruction Lab and a co-founder of the Elevate conference.

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