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David Ferguson
Mike Cohen
David Ferguson
Allen Lupyrypa

David was one of the four original founders of VenGrowth's retail funds, and was one of the three partners on VenGrowth’s Operating Committee responsible for the firms day-to-day operations and strategic initiatives. With 23 years experience in private equity and investment banking, David has a wealth of experience in coaching venture-backed companies through their various growth phases.

David has been an active participant on the board of directors of numerous VenGrowth investees, where he routinely contributed his expertise in setting strategic direction, developing operating budgets, management recruiting and financing and exit strategies.
David has been involved in a number of successful Canadian companies and have assisted these companies to go on to complete initial public offerings (both TSX and NASDAQ), or to be acquired by larger, multinational companies.
Prior to joining VenGrowth, David was co-founder of a corporate finance firm, and was a member of the Corporate Finance Department of Nesbitt Thomson Deacon Inc.

David is a Chartered Accountant (CA) and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Western Ontario.

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