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Isaac Souweine (he/him)

Partner, Pender Ventures

Isaac is an early stage investor and community builder based in Montreal. He is currently a partner at Pender Ventures, where he invests in early stage software and digital health companies. Previously, he was a partner at Real Ventures, where he led a Quebec-focused, pre-seed investment strategy. Prior to joining Real, Isaac spent more than a decade as a product leader, including stints at Sonder, Frank and Oak, Yahoo and Scholastic. Isaac is also passionate about building communities, having co-founded Product Tank Montreal, a popular meetup and APM Montreal, a community-based training program. Isaac is on the board of APM Canada as well as Front Row Ventures, Canada’s only student-run venture capital firm. He is an active mentor and speaker with a deep belief in paying it forward. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Isaac has lived and worked in New York, Singapore, Hawai’i, and India. He has a BA from Columbia University in Religious Studies and an MBA from INSEAD.


Welcome to FundFest!

July 13, 2023  5:15 PM – 5:25 PM
Join host Isaac Souweine as he outlines what's in store for the afternoon. See more.

Get the money: How to be "Institutional Ready"

July 13, 2023  5:25 PM – 6:05 PM
Hear from leading LPs on what they look for when partnering with new managers as well as best practices for maintaining institutional relationships. See more.

That's a wrap!

July 13, 2023  8:55 PM – 9:00 PM
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