Ted Anderson joined Ventures West in 1996 and focuses his investment activities in IT, telecommunications and semiconductors. Ted also represents Ventures West as the General Partner of the Eastern Technology Seed Investment Fund, a venture capital fund co-managed by Ventures West that was created in 1997 to provide seed stage financing for early stage technology projects in Eastern Canada.
Ted is a veteran of the Canadian venture capital industry with over 20 years experience in private equity investment. Ted began his career in venture financing in 1982 with Royal Bank Venture Capital and moved to BG Acorn Capital Fund in 1985.
Ted currently serves as a Director of AudienceView Software, Databeacon Inc., Fortiva Inc., Fresco Microchip, Intelligent Photonic Controls Corp., Sibercore Technologies Incorporated, and Triversity Inc. He is a past President and a former director of the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, as well as an instructor in the MBA program at the Schulich School of Business at York University.
Ted holds a B.A. (Honours) in economics from the University of Toronto and an MBA from York University.