Front Row Ventures

Front Row Ventures

A venture capital company that is operated by students and invests in start-ups which are also run by students. It was founded in 2007 and is located in Montreal, Canada.

Front Row Ventures is a Montreal-based venture capital firm that is student-centered and backed by Real Ventures. It also has a location in Ontario, Canada. University students are the partners of the companies and they seek start-ups that are run by other university students. It makes early-stage investments of $25,000 in companies in technology. Specific products and services that the firm has invested in include business software, diagnostic equipment, education and training services, and more.

Women Founders' Project

In March 2019, Front Row Ventures launched its Women Founders' Project, which is dedicated to closing the gender diversity gap in venture capital in Canada. The project offers workshops that are designed to educate current students or recent graduates who are female-identifying about the essentials to founding and running a start-up company.

Timeline

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Éléonore Jarry Ferron

Co-Founder

Raphael Christian-Roy

Co-Founder

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Front Row Ventures' initiative for female student founders expands to Ontario | BetaKit

Isabelle Kirkwood

Web

July 11, 2019

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Workshop #1 - Intro to VC (Part 2/3)

February 7, 2019

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

References

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