Prashant Matta is a Partner at Panache Ventures, one of the most active seed-stage venture funds in Canada. In late 2022, Panache announced the closing of their $100M Fund II, continuing their stated goal of becoming “the most active and best-performing fund of its kind in the country.” With over $150M in funds under management, Panache has invested in over 100 early-stage companies thus far, including Certn, Nolk, Relay Financial, and Dooly.
Prior to joining Panache, Prashant worked at OMERS Ventures, where he was responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and executing on investment opportunities as well as providing strategic and operational support to the firm’s portfolio companies. He also worked in Samsung’s Global Strategy Group based in South Korea, where he advised on product strategy, acquisitions, and investments. Prashant holds a BBA from the Schulich School of Business, an MBA from INSEAD, and was previously a CPA, CA through CPA Canada.