Toronto-based TribalScale has announced that Preeti Malik will be joining the company’s Venture Studios program as executive-in-residence.

Launched in February 2018, TribalScale’s Venture Studios program is looking to raise $100 million for the co-creation of startups in the blockchain, AI, and voice space over the next five years. As the executive-in-residence, Malik will advise the program’s startups on ideation, strategy, development, and growth.

“I am thrilled that Preeti will be joining our team,” said Kirstine Stewart, president and CRO of TribalScale. “She shares our commitment to innovation and building business value. Preeti has extensive experience driving innovation at leading consulting firms in the financial services sector. She is an extraordinary executive, team-builder, and leader.”

Before joining Venture Studios, Malik was the Canada National Practice Lead for Risk and Compliance at Accenture. She has also held senior management roles at Deloitte and Ernst and Young.

“Joining TribalScale Venture Studios will allow me to draw on my expertise and experience working with financial institutions,” said Malik.”I look forward to sharing my knowledge with entrepreneurs, connecting corporates and startups, and guiding teams through innovative strategy to growth,” said Malik. “Venture Studios is a unique platform that bridges the gap between the expectations of industry and the ground-breaking ideas of startups.”

In February 2018, TribalScale announced Peter Aceto and Farid Kassam as Venture Studios’ executive-in-residence and entrepreneur-in-residence, respectively. TribalScale said Malik will join the Venture Studios team at TribalScale’s TakeOver Innovation Conference taking place on June 11.

Venture Studios, which will launch its first cohort at the conference, is accepting applications from entrepreneurs with idea-stage or seed-stage startups.

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