Althea Wishloff – (she/her) (Gitxsan Nation) is a tech investor with Panache Ventures, the most active pre-seed and seed stage venture fund, investing in Canadian companies coast-to-coast. At Panache, her focus is Ontario deal flow and, alongside her team, has a portfolio of over forty early-stage companies. Althea is an avid supporter of bringing traditionally underrepresented groups into the tech sphere, specifically women and Indigenous people.
Prior to joining the venture ecosystem, Althea’s experience spanned portfolio management, civic tech, fintech and Indigenous engagement. Althea has also worked alongside Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto in their development of Quayside, an urban ‘smart city’ community.