Alex Tong

Information Venture Partners

Alex joined Information Venture Partners in 2016, and has sourced or is involved closely with numerous portfolio companies, including Flybits, LendingFront, Knowtions Research and Procurify.


Prior to joining Information VP, Alex worked at Hootsuite as its first team hire in corporate development. Hootsuite, headquartered in Vancouver, and a VC-backed enterprise SaaS leader (backed by Accel Partners and Insight Venture Partners), is a widely used social media management platform that is trusted by more than 80% of the Fortune 1000. Alex worked cross-functionally with its leadership team on numerous growth initiatives and special projects including executing numerous corporate and team acquisitions and integrations, launching new mobile applications and raising venture capital.


Prior to Hootsuite, Alex worked at CIBC in its Leveraged Finance Group. Alex began his career at BMO Capital Markets, in Toronto, with both the Mergers and Acquisitions and the Financial Institutions Group.

Outside of the fund, Alex also serves as a mentor at the Holt Accelerator. Alex graduated with First Class Honours and holds a BBA from Simon Fraser University.

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