Co-Founder and Partner, Amplitude Ventures
Jean-François Pariseau is a founding partner of the Amplitude venture capital fund, a catalyst for innovative healthcare companies. Amplitude works with the most promising companies in Canada, working closely with entrepreneurs who share a common vision of commercializing breakthrough technologies for the benefit of patients. Amplitude is focused on developing world-class companies in the fields of precision medicine and next-generation medical devices. Prior to starting Amplitude, Jean-François was a partner at BDC’s Healthcare Fund, and Investment Director at CDP Capital Technology Ventures, a subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, where he was responsible for life sciences investments in Canada and the United States. While completing his graduate studies in biomedical sciences at a university hospital, Jean-François started two companies specializing in regulatory affairs and pharmaceutical distribution. Jean-François currently sits on the Board of Directors of Profound Medical Inc. (NASDAQ: PROF) and Imagia Cybernetics Inc (Chairman of the Board). When he is not on a plane to meet entrepreneurs, Jean-Francois divides his time between the dojo, cycling and as a personal driver for his two teenagers.