Alex Tong

Information Venture Partners

Alex joined Information Venture Partners in 2016 and is focused on investing in the next generation of B2B FinTech and SaaS companies modernizing financial services. Alex also works closely with its portfolio companies, including Cinchy, Jirav, LendingFront, Procurify and Thoughtexchange.

Prior to joining Information Venture Partners, Alex worked at Hootsuite as its first team hire in corporate development. Alex worked cross-functionally with its leadership team, executing on numerous growth initiatives including corporate and team acquisitions, new mobile apps and raising venture capital. Prior to Hootsuite, Alex worked at BMO Capital Markets in both its Mergers and Acquisitions and Financial Institutions Group, working on various mandates including a U.S. regional bank acquisition, financial technology M&A, large P&C insurance IPO, and other M&A assignments across a variety of other industries. Alex also worked at CIBC in its Leveraged Finance Group, focusing on credit opportunities involving various private equity and mid-market companies.

Alex graduated with First Class Honours, holding a BBA from Simon Fraser University.

My Sessions

Demystifying Enterprise Sales: How to Get to “Yes” Faster with Financial Institutions and Other Large Companies


B2B SaaS sales can be a long, lonely, and tiring job, especially when you are selling to large enterprises and financial institutions. What may look like an obvious win can get dragged out over compliance-related questions and reviews, integration problems, needing to coordinate between multiple departments, etc. In this panel discussion, we will dive into […]