Montreal, January 11th, 2019 – Cycle Capital, Canada’s most important cleantech venture capital firm, announces the appointment of Dan Pinault as a Principal.
Dan has over 10 years of advisory and investing experience focused on companies with disruptive technologies and business models. He spent the first five years of his career working as a Management Consultant for A.T. Kearney and Navigant, where he focused mainly on the cleantech sector. He then spent several years working as Director of Mergers and Acquisitions for Brookfield Infrastructure’s district energy platform, Enwave Energy Corporation – one of the largest and most sustainable district energy platforms in North America. Most recently, Dan has been working with MaRS Cleantech to support early stage companies. He has a Mechanical Engineering Degree from the University of Waterloo and a MBA from the Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto).
“We’re proud to welcome Dan to Cycle Capital. He is a skilled investor with a unique set of experiences. He complements our team with his deep understanding of the energy sector, more specifically around distributed energy and the integration of renewables into the grid”, said Andrée-Lise Méthot, Founder and Managing Partner at Cycle Capital.
“I am thrilled to join the talented team at Cycle Capital – a leader in the cleantech sector. I look forward to working closely with entrepreneurs to help them build their companies and disrupt their industries.”
Cycle Capital Management
Cycle Capital Management (CCM) is an impact investor and Canada’s most active cleantech venture capital firm. With offices in Montreal, Toronto and Qingdao, in continental China, and a presence in New York and Seattle, CCM has more than $350M in AUM (assets under management) and invests in companies at the development and growth stages that commercializes clean technologies striving to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, optimizing resource use and improving process efficiency throughout North America. CCM is also the Founder of the Ecofuel Accelerator and the Co-Founder of the Ecofuel Fund.
CCM regroups seasoned investment professionals, strategic advisors and industrial partners with in-depth knowledge of the sector. The firm has a special relationship with its strategic partners, notably Brookfield Renewable Energy, Rio Tinto, Cascades, Group M3, Lonza, Énergir, Systemex Énergies, Aluminerie Alouette and Hydro-Québec. For more information on Cycle Capital Management, visit: cyclecapital.com.
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