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Chris Neumann (he/him)

General Partner, Panache Ventures

Chris Neumann is a General Partner at Panache Ventures, Canada’s leading early-stage fund. He invests in Pre-Seed and Seed stage startups, with a particular focus on enterprise software, developer tools and AI.

Prior to joining Panache, Chris founded Commonwealth Ventures, a San Francisco-based accelerator for Canadian and UK startups. Before that, he was a Partner at 500 Startups, the CEO and Cofounder of DataHero (acquired by Cloudability) and the first employee of Aster Data (acquired by Teradata).

Today, Chris focuses on helping the most ambitious founders in Canada and around the world as an investor and through his blog, chrisneumann.com.


The Pulse of the Canadian Hardtech Ecosystem

July 10, 2024  5:05 PM – 5:20 PM
Dive into the heart of the hardtech ecosystem with our keynote address. We'll shed light on the Canadian hardtech landscape, the reality of engaging with VCs, and realities of raising capital as a hardtech startup. A must-see for anyone looking to understand where the industry is now and where it's going. See more.
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