Haig Farris

President at Fractal Capital Corp.

Haig Farris

Haig Farris

President at Fractal Capital Corp.

Overview
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Fractal Capital Corp.
Ventures West Management, Inc.

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Number of Boards

15

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Special Limited Partner at Yaletown Venture Partners, Inc.

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Founder, D-Wave Systems at Creative Destruction Lab

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Founder at Emerging Co. Partners LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at BC Technology Industry Association

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President at David Roberts & Associates

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Chief Scientist & Co-Founder at Tasktop Technologies Inc.

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Managing Partner at Lighthouse Equity Partners LLC

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Executive Chairman at Creatus Biosciences, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at D-Wave Systems, Inc.

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Former Chief Technology Officer at Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

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Haig Farris
President at Fractal Capital Corp.
Education
MS Law
Class of 1963

The University of Pennsylvania Law School, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the law school of the University of Pennsylvania. A member of the Ivy League, it is among the oldest and most selective law schools in the nation. It is currently ranked 7th overall by U.S. News & World Report, and 1st in terms of career prospects by the Princeton Review, a rank awarded also by the National Law Journal based on placement of graduates in top law firms.It offers the degrees of Juris Doctor (J.D.), Master of Laws (LL.M.), Master of Comparative Laws (LL.C.M.), and Doctor of the Science of Law (S.J.D.).

Graduate
Class of 1960

The University of British Columbia (UBC), established in 1908, is one of Canada’s leading research universities and is consistently ranked among the top 40 in the world. The university attracts 54,000 students from across Canada and 140 countries around the world to two major campuses.

Memberships
Mentor
Current

BC Advantage Funds (VCC) Ltd invests invests in emerging life science, technology and clean technology companies. Its portfolio includes investments in biotech and medical devices as well as information technology, manufacturing and clean technology companies.The firm makes investments in private and public companies. It invests in early stage transactions.

Career History
President
1990 - Current

Fractal Capital Corp. provides investment services. It is an angel and seed stage venture investment company that finances technology start-ups and resource service technology companies. The company is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Partner
Current

Yaletown Venture Partners invests in privately-owned emerging-growth technology companies in Canada. They prefer to lead or co-lead the initial funding of the portfolio companies and typically partner with other funds to form an investment syndicate. For emerging-growth portfolio they look to invest between $2 and $4 million initially, with capital reserved for follow-on financings for a total of $6 – $12 million. They also participate in select early-stage deals in Alberta as Manager of the Accelerate Fund II.

Director
Current

D-Wave Systems, Inc. designs and develops quantum computer systems. The firm designs and produces quantum computing systems, customer support, site preparation, installation and other related services. The company was founded by Eric Ladizinsky and Geordie Rose in 1999 and is headquartered in Burnaby, Canada.

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior - 2011

Lat49 is a fast-growing location-focused advertising platform, with partner websites and mobile applications delivering Real Estate, Travel, Health & Fitness, News, Weather and Traffic information. Lat49 provides local and brand advertisers with an interactive medium for delivering geo-targeted display ads to a large and actively engaged user community, based on Lat49's Location Logic ad selection and delivery technology. For mobile and web developers, Lat49 transforms online maps, location-centric websites and mobile applications from cost centers into revenue-generating properties.

Director
Prior

Navarik Corp. provides physical operations software and data services for the commodity trading industry. Its solutions include inspection, vetting and VEF. The firm's services encompass software and data services to commodity traders of crude oil, refined products and dry bulk. The software services standardize the process of managing the inspection of bulk commodities exchanged between trading companies. The data services aggregate the inspection data across all trading companies. Navarik was founded by Martin G. Ertl, Don Hitchen and William F. Dobie in 2000 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Director
Prior
Director
Prior

University of British Columbia Alumni Association links alumni with the university. It also supports the mission and activities of the university. The organization also creates and operates fund raising, banquets, receptions, and other social events. The company was founded on May 4, 1917 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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2009

The University of British Columbia (UBC), established in 1908, is one of Canada’s leading research universities and is consistently ranked among the top 40 in the world. The university attracts 54,000 students from across Canada and 140 countries around the world to two major campuses.

$1,000 - $25K
2008

The University of British Columbia (UBC), established in 1908, is one of Canada’s leading research universities and is consistently ranked among the top 40 in the world. The university attracts 54,000 students from across Canada and 140 countries around the world to two major campuses.

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D-Wave Systems, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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D-Wave Systems, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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D-Wave Systems, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Zymeworks, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the discovery, development and commercialization of biotherapeutics. Its product, ZW25 and ZW49 are a bispecific antibody that cans two non-overlapping epitopes. The company was founded by Anthony Fejes, J. Haig deB Farris, Nick Bedford, Ali Tehrani and Andrew S. Wright on September 8, 2003 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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D-Wave Systems, Inc. designs and develops quantum computer systems. The firm designs and produces quantum computing systems, customer support, site preparation, installation and other related services. The company was founded by Eric Ladizinsky and Geordie Rose in 1999 and is headquartered in Burnaby, Canada.

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