Montreal, December 20th, 2022 – Cycle Capital, a leading ClimateTech venture capital investment platform, announces the appointment of Director of Finance Ariane Cloutier as CFO.
“We are delighted to promote Ariane in this key leadership position. Building on her experience in venture capital and audit, Ariane has demonstrated over the past years great ability and potential to assume her new position. Her direct involvement in the operations of the firm is key for our team and we are enthusiast to see her play an increased leadership role in the team”, says Andrée-Lise Méthot, Founder and Managing Partner of Cycle Capital. “With this transition, Claude and I would also like to warmly thank Natalya for her contribution to the remarkable development of Cycle Capital and wish her success in her future endeavors”.
Ariane joined Cycle Capital in 2019. In her new role, she will be responsible of financial statements, compliance, production and disclosure of financial information and administrative procedures for a total of six funds, as well as the accelerator Cycle Momentum and Cycle Central.
Ariane has more than 10 years of combined experience in venture capital, accounting, audit and consultancy. She spent 7 years at KMPG as an auditor, where she worked with clients in asset management, private investment and renewable energies. During her time there, she took on many other roles including university recruiter and instructor. Ariane moved on to be Director of Finance for a growth capital venture capital fund. She is a certified accountant (CPA) since 2013, holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a specialized graduate diploma (DESS) from HEC Montréal.
Cycle Capital is a leading ClimateTech venture capital platform scaling impactful sustainable innovation. Founded in 2009, Cycle Capital invests across North America, Europe and Asia in growing companies commercializing solutions to the major ecological challenges and contributing to a net-zero transition. Cycle Capital is the founder of Cycle Momentum Accelerator + Innovation Engine. Cycle Capital has developed an ESG and impact assessment methodology integrated into the investment workflow from the pre-investment phase to the exit of the portfolio company. For more information on Cycle Capital, visit: cyclecapital.com.
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