Jim Charlton

Former Senior Vice President-Investments at GrowthWorks Capital Ltd.

Jim Charlton

Jim Charlton

Former Senior Vice President-Investments at GrowthWorks Capital Ltd.

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Founder at HotHaus Technologies, Inc.

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Former Vice President-Investments at GrowthWorks Capital Ltd.

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Former General Partner at Ventures West Management, Inc.

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Founder at Fuel Cells Canada

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Managing Director at The Mitchell Odyssey Foundation

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Advisor at LightHaus Visual Customer Intelligence

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Vice President, Investments at GrowthWorks Capital Ltd.

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Former President-Canada at NICE Ltd. (Israel)

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Former Professional at Bank of Montreal

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Managing Director at Bedford Oak Advisors LLC

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Jim Charlton
Former Senior Vice President-Investments at GrowthWorks Capital Ltd.
Education
BS Astronomy

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.

MBA

The Ivey Business School is located on Western University's campus in London, Ontario, Canada. Its MBA, along with a range of other programs, is offered by Western University, but it is managed separately with its own dean and budget. Its primary location is London, Ontario, but the school also has two executive teaching facilities in Toronto and Hong Kong. The University of Western Ontario created the Department of Commercial Economics within the Faculty of Arts in 1922 to offer elective course work in business. The first degree program was the Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Business Administration (HBA). The school has been consistently ranked as one of Canada's top business schools

Unknown MBA

The University of Western Ontario, which is commonly referred to among Canadian universities as Western, is a public research university located in London, Ontario, Canada. The university's main campus covers 455 hectares (1,120 acres) of land, with the Thames River running through the eastern portion. The university was founded on 7 March 1878 by Bishop Isaac Hellmuth of the Anglican Diocese of Huron as "The Western University of London Ontario." It incorporated Huron University College, which had been founded in 1863.

Career History
Senior Vice President-Investments
1996 - Current

GrowthWorks Capital specializes in the management of regionally-based venture capital funds (RVCs). The firm's managed funds invest in small and medium-sized Canadian businesses with high growth potential. They manage funds that rigorously follow core principles: (1) structure strategic investments in growth-oriented companies (2) value portfolio assets conservatively (3) build vital industry connections and (4) minimize risk through diversification. GrowthWorks invests in Canadian firms in the following sectors: information technology, life sciences, advanced materials and clean technology.GrowthWorks usually invests for a minority ownership position. They also anticipate the need for follow-on investments to support continued growth. The firm often partners with other venture capital funds and strategic partners to raise larger amounts of capital.The Working Opportunity Fund Commercialization Fund offers extra tax savings of up to 30% with the added bonus of dividend payments of up to 25% over a three-year period. The Working Opportunity Fund is available to all British Columbians. The Fund is a long-term investment and does have a hold period. It invests in fast growing British Columbia companies in the information technology, life sciences and clean technology sectors. The Fund looks for companies with strong management teams, the potential for sustainable advantages and a technological innovation for a large and growing market.The GrowthWorks Commercialization Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation through investments primarily in a portfolio of small- and medium-sized Canadian companies. It is a research-oriented investment fund that seeks to identify and invest in early-stage research-oriented companies with significant commercialization potential.The GrowthWorks Atlantic Venture Fund invests in emerging growth businesses throughout the Atlantic Provinces of Canada.The GrowthWorks Canadian Fund is a national retail venture capital fund. The Fund is an RRSP eligible investment available for purchase by residents of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut through Investment advisors and discount brokerages.

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4300092 Canada, Inc. provides visual intelligence solutions. It offers intelligent video surveillance systems that deliver on the promise of video analytics. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Senior Vice President-Investments
Prior - 2005

Geovia engages in mining software solutions. Its products include Surpac, GEMS, Minex, Whittle, MineSched and PCBC. The firm services include Geology , Engineering, and Operations. The company was founded by Daniel Nofrietta Fernandez in 1985 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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Director
Current

Teradici Corp. develops technology and solutions for personal computer over internet protocol networks. Its technology is deployed throughout virtual and cloud environments, in zero clients, hardware accelerators, standalone workstations and mobile devices. The firm technology for creating virtual workspaces and powers the spectrum of local, remote, mobile, collaborative workstyles, fundamentally simplifying how computing is provisioned, managed and used throughout virtual and cloud environments. The company was founded by Daniel Keith Cordingley, Fahmi Maher, Hobbs David and Ken Unger in 2004 and is headquartered in Burnaby, Canada.

Director
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Marqui, Inc. provides software marketing automation services. The company was founded on January 31, 2005 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Director
Current

4300092 Canada, Inc. provides visual intelligence solutions. It offers intelligent video surveillance systems that deliver on the promise of video analytics. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Director
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Monte Jade Science & Technology Association operates as an organization that promotes the cooperation and mutual flow of technology and investment. The company was founded by Peter Liu in 1989 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Director
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The CVCA was founded in 1974 and is the association that represents Canada’s venture capital and private equity industry. It is a member-based organization consisting of firms and organizations which manage pools of risk capital designated to be committed to venture capital and private equity investment. With over 2,000 members, CVCA members have over $105 billion in capital under management in three distinct market segments: ? Buyout is characterized chiefly by risk investment in established private or publicly listed firms that are undergoing a fundamental change in operations or strategy. Buyout funds are often called such, even if their mandates are not exclusively buy out related. ? Mezzanine is characterized chiefly by use of Subordinated Debt, or preferred stock with an equity kicker, to invest largely in the same type of companies and deals as buyout funds. ? Venture Capital is characterized generally by investment in early stage companies, mostly in technology businesses.

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