UCeed Haskayne Student Fund
One of Western Canada’s first university-based private equity fund managed by and for students. Supported through professional oversight and coaching from Innovate Calgary and Creative Destruction Lab – Rockies.
Uniquely available to UCalgary students
- One of Western Canada’s first university private equity fund managed by and for students – UCalgary leads the way through innovation in higher education.
- UCeed Haskayne Student Fund will spur innovation and train the private equity leaders of tomorrow through experiential learning.
- Supports UCalgary’s Growth Through Focus strategy – serving as a critical bridge between business students and Calgary’s local start-up/venture capitalist communities.
- The new fund integrates with UCalgary’s world-class Haskayne School of Business curriculum, bridging the gap between theory and practice through a personalized educational experience.
- Oversight, coaching and deal management for students will be supported by UCeed’s overall program, an Investment Advisory Group and CDL-Rockies.
Chairman, Venturion Oil
Board of Directors Member: Velvet Energy, OSUM Oilsands, Aequitas NEO Stock Exchange
Co-Founder, KERN Partners
Founding Partner / Head of Investment Banking, Tristone Capital
Managing Director, FirstEnergy Capital
Co-Head of Oil & Gas Investment Banking, RBC Capital Markets
Dr. J. Ari Pandes
Associate Professor Area Chair, Finance Faculty, Haskayne School of Business
Research grants: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation
G7 Fellow and Strategic Advisory Board Member, Creative Destruction Lab
President and CEO, Cannonball Capital Inc.
Board of Directors Member, Winsport, DC Bank, Lace Em Up Foundation for Kids, Cannonball Foundation, Canada’s Sport Hall of Fame
Co-Founder and Board Chair, DC Bank
Co-Founder, DirectCash Payments Inc.
Strategic Advisory Board Member, Hotchkiss Brain Institute
Site Lead, Creative Destruction Lab – Rockies
Former CEO and Co-Founder, Evoco Inc.
Managing Director, Longbow Capital Inc.
Board of Directors Member, North West Refining, Xoleum Energy Services, Turnstone Energy, Chronos Resources, North 40 Resources, Moore Pipe (2015)
Vice President, Investment Banking, Tristone Capital Inc.