Peggy Van de Plassche

Managing Partner, Roar Ventures

Peggy is the Managing Partner of Roar Ventures, an early-stage VC fund focusing on data/AI startups targeting the financial services industry.

Prior to starting Roar Ventures, Peggy was Senior Advisor at Portag3 Ventures, VP Innovation at CIBC, launched a couple of Fintech ventures, invested in the space, consulted for large and small financial institutions, and worked at CGI and BMO on their strategic technology investments.

A Finance professional by trade, Peggy started working in technology 15 years ago.
A board member of Invest in Canada, Zoom.ai, FrontFundr, and Hackergal she is also involved in the community via United Way, the Wild Animal Sanctuary and Ladybird Animal Sanctuary.

My Sessions

The FinTech 10 is a fan-favourite session, returning for the 4th year in a row. CEOs from some of Canada’s top FinTech and AI companies discuss their successes and shortcomings while trying to grow their business.