Praveen Varshney

Praveen Varshney

Varshney Capital, Vancouver, Canada

Praveen Varshney is a 1987 University of BC (“UBC”) Commerce graduate who subsequently obtained his C.A. designation at KPMG. He is a principal of Vancouver-based Varshney Capital Corp., a family-owned venture capital, merchant banking & corporate advisory services firm. Varshney Capital invests in a wide variety of industries such as resource, real estate, technology & alternative energy. Current projects include Mountain Province Diamonds, the largest diamond mine under development globally with DeBeers as partner and Mogo.ca, Canada’s largest online unsecured consumer lending company.

Mr. Varshney is an active angel investor, investing in many cos.over the years including being the first investor in Clearly.ca that got bought in 2014 for $430M.

He is a long time member & past President of the Vancouver chapter of The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) & a founding director of the Vancouver chapter of The IndUS Entrepreneurs (TiE). He was 12 years on the Sauder School of Business Faculty Advisory Board, a former Director of The Vancouver Board of Trade & past recipient of Business in Vancouver’s 40 Under 40 Awards. Current charities he’s involved with: Varshney Family Charitable Foundation, a SVP Vancouver Partner, OneProsper.org, Room to Read, Heart & Stroke Foundation & Thomas Edison Innovation Foundation