Cassandra Carothers

Managing Partner, Departure Capital

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Montreal

Stream: Supply Chain

Cassandra Carothers invests globally in early-stage (pre-seed through Series B) frontier and deep tech startups aiming to solve the world’s toughest problems and fundamentally transform markets through moonshot innovation. As managing partner at Departure Capital, she focuses on industries including next-gen computing, quantum technologies, aerospace, robotics, advanced materials, AI/ML, data, privacy and security, web3, techbio, climate and cleantech.

She is passionate about breakthrough innovation grounded in commercial viability, and with a line of sight to a massive, platform scale. Cassandra is a former operator with expertise in international market development, sales, business development, and technology commercialization. She hails from an international business background, having lived and worked across the Americas, APAC, and EMEA.