Donna Parr, MBA


Ms. Donna Parr has over 25 years’ experience in venture capital, private equity and corporate finance, working for multiple institutional investors (e.g. OMERS, CPP) and Funds (e.g. GrowthWorks Canadian Fund, Canadian Medical Discoveries Fund, CCFL).  She is President of Crimson Capital, an exempt market dealer that helps start-ups and small-medium enterprises with strategy, business development and fundraising of equity and grants.  She has been involved operationally in several early stage companies in the medical device and cleantech fields, and is currently managing a portfolio of venture investments on behalf of an institutional investor. Ms. Parr is serving on or has been active in the past on 35 boards of private and primarily venture-stage companies.

Other Team Members

Brent Zanke, MD, FRCPC, PhD


David Koehler, PhD

Director, Fund Operations

Connie Chen, PhD

Senior Director, Strategy and Corporate Development