Pender Ventures

Isaac is an early-stage investor and community builder based in Montreal, Canada. He is currently a partner at Pender Ventures, where he invests in software and digital health companies. Previously, he was a partner at Real Ventures, where he led a Quebec-focused investment strategy and ran the firm’s accelerator, FounderFuel. Prior to joining Real, Isaac spent more than a decade as a product leader, including stints at Sonder, Frank and Oak, Yahoo and Scholastic.

In addition to investing, Isaac is passionate about building communities. He is the co-founder of two meetups, BlinkBl-nk and Product Tank Montreal. He also co-founded APM Montreal, a community-based training program and sits on the board of APM Canada and Front Row Ventures, Canada’s only student-run venture capital firm. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Isaac has lived and worked in New York, Singapore, Hawai’i, India and now Canada. He has a BA from Columbia University in Religious Studies and an MBA from INSEAD.