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John Cassidy

Managing Director, Canada

, SVG Ventures|THRIVE

John Cassidy is Managing Director, Canada at SVG Ventures I THRIVE. He leads the development and implementation of the organization’s strategic plans to expand in Canada and is part of the SVG investment team which has invested in 17 Canadian agri-food tech companies. John has over 12 years of experience in the technology industry. Most recently, he served as Chief Executive Officer for a fintech SME in Europe. During his tenure, John led the company through its highest growth period which coincided with its first expansion into new markets. These achievements led to honors such as the ‘SME of Year Award’. John holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Business from the University of Limerick, Ireland. He also holds a Certificate in Technology Management from Stanford University.