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    Glenn is Director, Digital Media Projects at Communitech. He is energized by and enjoys working with the creatives – people and organizations passionate about their cause – to uncover and realize the potential of great ideas. Read More »

    The last two months have been full of exciting events and news especially since SVP Partners are not only active with our investees but they do other volunteer work across the Region. Read More »

    What happens when two venture capitalists talk about philanthropy? While this may seem like the start of a joke, it’s actually the founding story of Social Venture Partners Waterloo Region (SVPWR). Jacqui Murphy, Vice President of Marketing at Auvik Networks, and Tim Jackson, Lead Executive at MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, were partners at Tech Capital Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm. In 2010, they both decided they wanted to get more involved in helping out the philanthropic community of Waterloo Region. Read More »

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    Spring Social & Grantee Announcement

    June 14, 2016 6:30 pm

    Come celebrate with us as we announce our 2016 grant recipient, a decision six months in the making by a dedicated team of SVP partners! Meet their team, hear their story, and their vision for what lies ahead. Plus, plenty of networking time, and SVP Teens unveil their chosen grantee! Read More »