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Ali Pourdad

Pourdad Capital Partners
Family Office
I'm a growth focused founder/entrepreneur who co-founded and led Progressa as its first CEO, one of Canada's fastest growing Financial Technology businesses between 2013 and 2019. Under my tenure, we grew the company from inception to approx $20 million of annual revenue and over $115 million of loans originated. In 2017, the Company was recognized by CB Insights as 1 of 38 in the world helping the underserved. In 2019, the Company was recognized by Profit500 as the #11 fastest growing company, by revenue, in Canada and 4th fastest growing company in BC, by Revenue, by Business in Vancouver.

Today, I'm evaluating new opportunities and working with several startups as an investor and advisor. My family office, Pourdad Capital Partners (www.pourdad.com) is an early-stage investor in some of the world's hottest tech companies, including Symend and Quantfury.