Genevieve Roch-Decter

Grit Capital
Founder, CEO and CFA
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Genevieve is the founder & CEO of Grit Capital a capital market advisory firm started in 2016. Prior to that, from 2008 to 2016, Genevieve was a Portfolio Manager and Analyst for LDIC Inc., a $600M asset management company based in... Read more

Genevieve is the founder & CEO of Grit Capital a capital market advisory firm started in 2016. Prior to that,  from 2008 to 2016, Genevieve was a Portfolio Manager and Analyst for LDIC Inc., a $600M asset management company based in Toronto. While there, she spearheaded the launch of three specialized funds: the LDIC North American Small Business Fund, the LDIC North American Infrastructure Fund and the Healthcare Special Opportunities Fund.  She also, with the help of her team, raised nearly $100M in asset for LDIC Inc. For 7 years she ran the Redwood Global Small Cap Fund – which was the best performing small cap fund in Canada in 2009, 2010 and 2014 as ranked by Globe Funds – the fund returned over 150% to investors (13% CAGR) from 2008 to 2015. Genevieve has been featured in the Globe & Mail, the National Post, and Business News Network (BNN).

Genevieve completed the Chartered Financial Analyst Designation (CFA) in 2011 and has her Level 1 Chartered Market Technician designation (CMT). She has also completed the Canadian Securities Course (CSC). She attended the Harvard Business School Executive Education for Private Equity & Venture Capital in 2016. She has an honors bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience with a minor in Economics from McMaster University.

She is currently a founding member of the Institute for Blockchain Innovation (IBI) with leaders from Indiegogo, Finova, 500 Startups, & Ausum Ventures. She is a SheO Activator and a member of the CFA Society.

She has appeared on numerous times on BNN as well as featured in the Globe & Mail and National Post. Genevieve is an avid golfer, skier, tennis player & wakesurfer!

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Agenda: cantech 2019

Wednesday, January 30

9:45 am
10:15 am
TSX Stage
Could an eSports Team Become More Valuable Than the New York Yankees?
Forbes recently reported that, globally, nine eSports franchises are worth more than (U.S.) $100-million, with the most valuable pegged at $310-million. With the staggering rise of eSports just beginning, could we one day see an eSports franchise that is more valuable than the New York Yankees or Dallas Cowboys, which are worth about $4.0-billion each?
Moderated By Genevieve Roch-Decter

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