Nicole Leblanc - Information Technology Chair
Director, Investments & Partnerships
Nicole LeBlanc is Director, Investments & Partnerships for Sidewalk Labs. Before joining Sidewalk, Nicole was a Director at BDC Capital, where she managed the seed stage investments and associated portfolio. She has over 10 years of experience as an investment professional, with a focus on early-stage financing opportunities and ecosystem development. Before joining BDC Nicole was the Director of Finance at NBIF, an East Coast seed fund, and held initial finance & operational roles in several early stage startups.
Nicole began her career as a staff accountant and later controller at Ganong Bros. Ltd., a family-run confectionery manufacturer. She holds a Chartered Professional Accountant designation and is a dynamic member of the Toronto start-up community.
When she is not supporting the tech ecosystem, Nicole can be found hiking off the beaten path and cheering on the Toronto Blue Jays, preferably when the dome is open.