Silicon Valley's Azure Capital Partners Opens its Canadian Office in Alberta to Actively Seek Investments across Canada


Azure Capital Partners, a venture capital firm investing in early-stage information technology and internet companies, announced today the opening of its Canadian office in Calgary, Alberta. Headquartered in San Francisco, Azure has extensive relationships in Silicon Valley, which it has leveraged by investing almost half of its funds outside of the Bay Area across North America over the past thirteen years.
... Azure Vice President, Dan Park (BCom'03), will lead Canadian investment activities out of the Calgary office. Prior to joining Azure, Dan was a Vice President and a founding member of Foros Group, a technology-focused investment banking advisory firm based in New York. While at Foros, he helped launch the firm and was responsible for business development and transaction execution. Prior to Foros, Dan worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Deutsche Bank Securities in New York focusing on technology, media & telecommunications, and healthcare. Before joining Deutsche Bank, Dan worked at BMO Capital Markets in Toronto. Dan earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Read full article: IT Market Dynamics, April 11, 2013