Dawn Trautman - Inventures 2023

Dawn Trautman

Venture Studio & Innovation Manager

, SVG Ventures | THRIVE

Dawn Trautman is the Venture Studio and Innovation Manager at SVG Ventures | THRIVE. She works with entrepreneurs, startups, corporates and producers within the agrifood tech ecosystem to discover opportunities for innovation and impact to drive sustainable solutions. She holds degrees in biology (BSc), agricultural economics (MSc), and business (MBA) from the University of Alberta. In 2020 she was selected as one of four Canadians for the Nuffield Agricultural Scholarship, where the extensive global network consists of more than 2,000 influential individuals in food and farming.



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