Jean-François Pariseau

Co-founder and Partner, Amplitude Ventures

Jean-François Pariseau is co-founder and Partner at Amplitude Ventures, a capital catalyst for highly innovative companies at the point of value acceleration. Amplitude works with Canada’s most promising healthcare companies with a shared vision of bringing groundbreaking technologies to patients. Amplitude is focused on building world-class companies in precision medicine and next-generation medical devices.

Before co-founding Amplitude, Jean-Francois was Partner at the Healthcare Fund of BDC Capital and an investment manager with CDP Capital Technology Ventures, a subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, where he was responsible for healthcare investments in Canada and the US. While completing is graduated studies in biomedical sciences at a university hospital, Jean-Francois co-founded a consulting company specializing in regulatory affairs, and a pharmaceutical-product distribution company.

Jean-François currently sits on the Board of Directors of Profound Medical Inc. (NASDAQ: PROF) and Imagia Cybernetics Inc (Chair). When Jean-Francois is not on a plane meeting with entrepreneurs, he splits its time between the dojo, his bike or as the personal driver of his two teenagers.