Elaine Kunda

Founder & Managing Partner, Disruption Ventures

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Montreal

Stream: Artificial Intelligence

A serial entrepreneur, Elaine Kunda has successfully built teams and realigned business strategies for over 15 years. She has two successful exits. Elaine recently launched Disruption Ventures, a VC fund that invests in female-founded and managed tech companies ($13M fund). Prior to this, she was CEO of B5Media. The company was sold to Alloy Digital in April 2012. Elaine was also the CEO of Ziplocal, which was sold to Canpages in 2009. A recognized expert in the digital media space, she spent over six years at Toronto.com, Canada’s top online regional portal. Elaine started her online career in business development at Grey Advertising in 1998. She has also been appointed to the McMaster Alumni Association Board of Directors. Elaine is very involved in the startup ecosystem through Next 36 and other Canadian-wide initiatives.