Startup Grind, a multinational Startup community, is launching this year’s monthly speaker session with Peggy Van De Plassche. This event will be held on January 24th from 6 to 9 PM at Workplace One, 51 Wolseley Street, Toronto. The session is backed up by partners like Google for Start-ups, The Oracle Global Startup Ecosystem, and SIPBAR.

Peggy is the Managing Partner of Roar Ventures, an early-stage VC fund focusing on data/AI start-ups targeting the financial services industry. Prior to starting Roar Ventures, Peggy was Senior Advisor at Portag3 Ventures, VP of Innovation at CIBC, launched a couple of Fintech ventures, invested in the space, consulted for large and small financial institutions, and worked at CGI and BMO on their strategic technology investments

Peggy holds a M.Sc. and a B.B.A. from Ieseg School of Management and is a CFA Institute member. She has been involved in the community as a board member, head of committee and volunteer for several non-profits.

Startup Grind is the largest independent start-up community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting more than 1,500,000 entrepreneurs in over 500 chapters.  Startup Grind has helped millions of entrepreneurs build their businesses, connect with strategic partners, and secure funding.

Get into this month’s event with a 50% discount using the code ROAR10 at