When you think accomplished woman, is one of the first people that come to mind Peggy Van de Plassche?
If not, it should be.
Who is Peggy Van de Plassche?
Peggy is a finance professional by trade.
She’s currently the managing partner at Roar Ventures, a board member at Invest in Canada, a board member at Zoom, an advisor at Holt accelerator, a board member at Frontfundr, a board advisor of National Crowdfunding Association of Canada, and the founder of 113 Ventures.
Not only that, but she's started various Fintech ventures and invested and consulted in several startup companies.
She’s worked in the technology field for 16 years, and is passionate about creating gender equality in the technology space.
Wait, There’s More
If that wasn’t enough to wrap your brain around, Peggy was also the Vice President of Innovation at CIBC, the Director of Strategic Investments at BMO, and the Director of Banking and Investment Services and Corporate Finance at CGI.
Her volunteer experience includes being an advisory board member at Hackergal, an activator at SheEO, a committee lead at Women In Capital Markets, and the committee lead at the Association des femmes en finance du Québec.
She’s also active in the community as a sponsor at The Wild Animal Sanctuary, United Way Toronto and York Region, and World Wildlife Fund.
Peggy is an inspiration to future women who want to enter the tech world - ladies, it's time to take the world by storm.