TMX Presents: The Podcast
Episode 023: Tech is here to stay
On today’s episode, TSX’s Dani Lipkin speaks with Tony van Marken, co-founder and managing partner of First Ascent Ventures. Tony is an experienced international executive who has worked in the private and public markets as a high-tech entrepreneur, management consultant and investor, having worked in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Canada and France.They talk about the state of the tech industry in Canada and Tony shares his perspective on where we stand today. They also go back in time to touch on Tony’s start in the business, how he founded First Ascent Ventures, and what it was like leading a tech IPO in the mid 1990s.
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