Episode four of Between 2 Term Sheets features Alex Tong of Information Venture Partners, an early stage VC firm that spun out of RBC in 2014. Information Venture Partners is based out of Toronto and specializes in B2B fintech or enterprise software where financial services are a key go-to-market vertical.
Throughout the episode, Alex gives us a picture of the kind of entrepreneurs and potential deals Information Venture Partners is looking for, where their predominant focus lays, an overview of the current fintech space market (hint: great dealflow and great companies).
Owen and Alex also go on to discuss whether they believe banks and fintech to be friends or foes, blockchain and bitcoin, and why Ottawa is a huge technology centre in Canada.
To learn more about Information Venture Partners, visit their website.