Patrick Keefe

General Partner, Build Ventures

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Atlantic

Stream: Prime

Patrick Keefe has more than 15 years of highly relevant investment and entrepreneurial experience. As vice president of investment at Innovacorp, Patrick oversaw the organization’s seed and early-stage venture capital activities. He worked hands-on with Innovacorp’s portfolio companies to assist them in accelerating their growth, achieving milestones, and securing additional financing. In 2004, Patrick founded CVAI to launch Starbucks Coffee in Atlantic Canada, securing an exclusive license to operate. Starbucks Corporation acquired CVAI in 2008. Previously, Patrick held senior positions with Boston-based venture capital firm Atlas Venture and the Boston Consulting Group, which provides strategic advisory services to leading companies around the world. Patrick holds an MPhil from Oxford University and an MBA (Distinction) from Harvard Business School.