Lance Laking

MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund

Lance is an Investment Director with the MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund, with additional responsibility for Cleantech sector deals. Lance is also Executive Director of TRM Technologies, a member of the Board at Expertfile, and was recently Executive Chairman at Granite Networks. He previously served as President and CEO of BTI Systems where he was responsible for securing more than US$55M in growth capital. Prior to joining BTI, Lance founded the Canadian subsidiary of HUBER+SUHNER, a Swiss-based wireless and optical component manufacturer.


University of Waterloo, BA (Accounting and Economics)
Certified Professional Accountant / Chartered Accountant
Queens University, Executive Development Program
Ivey School of Business, Quantum Shift Program

My Sessions

Pitchfest, sponsored by Dentons and AWS

Four SaaS companies will have the opportunity to pitch to an esteemed panel of judges including investors, legal experts and leading SaaS entrepreneurs. Prizes include $5000 cash, expert advisor services and People’s Choice Award