Charles Lespérance

Partner, Deep Tech Venture Fund | BDC Capital Corp

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Montreal

Stream: Artificial Intelligence

Charles Lespérance is a partner for BDC Capital’s Deep Tech Venture Fund, created in 2021. Charles served as Assistant Vice-President of Ecosystem Development after he joined BDC Capital in 2016. He also played a key role in the formation and deployment of BDC’s Bridge Financing Program during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Previously, Charles worked in private equity at PSP Investments and management consulting at McKinsey & Company, where his main functional areas were strategy, operations and finance, with a focus on extractive resources, including the mining and oil & gas sectors.

Charles holds a bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University in Montreal as well as an MBA from Harvard University. He also continues to be involved in academia as a guest lecturer on the topic of entrepreneurial finance at institutions such as NYU.