Steve co-founded Yaletown Venture Partners in 2001. He has 20 years' experience in technology, business development, and private investment. Active as an investing partner at Yaletown until his departure in 2010, Steve led Yaletown’s investments in Partnerpedia, Genologics, and Mixpo - which in 2009 was named to the
OnMedia 100 list of the most promising private digital media companies in North America. Steve's other venture/angel investments have included successes such as ActiveState, acquired by Sohpos in 2004, and Bycast, acquired by NetApp in 2010. Prior to co-founding Yaletown, Steve started and built TD Bank's technology financing group in BC where he backed a portfolio of emerging technology companies during the 1990s – a formative decade in the region’s technology industry. Steve began his career as a software engineer with Accenture and served as an executive in the Technology & Entertainment group at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Active in industry and community, Steve is on the boards of DigiBC, the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, Science World’s Capital Cabinet, the Pacific Parklands Foundation, the provincial riding Executive for BC’s Minister of Finance, and is on the editorial boards of Canadian Private Capital magazine and Business in Vancouver newspaper. He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and British Columbia Institute of Technology magna cum laude.