Canadian Industry Acknowledges Kirchner role in the Industry

22 May 2009 – By far the most interesting VC-watching these days is on the back end, where old fund managers are being replaced by others hired to manage (and exit) portfolio investments. These new managers may well be the new VCs in 18 months or so.

The folks I keep my eye on are over at Kirchner and Company, where Bud Kirchner has amassed a team that includes Barry Gekiere(ex-Ventures West) and Les Lyall (ex-Growthworks). Kirchner is rumoured to have recently taken over management of a number of former Innovatech start-up investments, among other projects.

(Above is an excerpt from Venture Law Lines Blog written by Suzanne Dingwall Williams)