While located across two different offices, the team works closely together on operational matters and investment evaluation. We’ve structured the firm to be vertically-oriented, leveraging our strong network and expertise within each vertical to support our portfolio and identify leading companies.
Chairman & Founder
Peter J. Thomson is a Director of Thomson Reuters Corporation and the Chairman and Founder of Thomvest. Peter sets the investment strategy and direction for the Firm and is committed to helping entrepreneurs build industry-leading companies in large and growing markets. Peter is also the source of capital for the Firm.
Allison Dermont is Operations Manager at the San Francisco office where she manages the office for the West Coast team. Her primary responsibilities include office management, organizing networking events, handling database management, and overseeing accounting tasks.
Amrit Dhillon is a Principal at Thomvest Asset Management in Toronto and is focused on direct investments, fund investments, and co-investments across asset classes.
Andrew Pinkerton is a Partner at Thomvest Asset Management in Toronto and is focused on private technology investments in Canada. Prior to joining Thomvest, Andrew was a Managing Partner with Export Development Canada’s Investment Team.
Ashish is focused on early-stage cloud, data/ML, and cybersecurity startups. He helps technical founders build lasting companies as a trusted long-term partner. Recent investments include Harness, Isovalent, , CyCognito, and more.
Bob is Special Advisor at Thomvest. He has been general counsel and a senior executive at small and larger operating companies, having had responsibility for M&A, corporate finance, commercial matters, governance, regulatory affairs and government relations.
Dave is a Senior Associate at Thomvest Ventures, focused on investment opportunities within the financial technology vertical.
Don is a Managing Director at Thomvest Ventures. His investments are focused on financial technology and marketing technology companies that leverage emerging and persistent data sources to better acquire and serve customers.
Strategic Finance Operating Partner
Eddie Ackerman is the Strategic Finance Operating Partner at Thomvest Ventures, where he serves externally as the key financial thought partner to the company’s portfolio companies and internally as the driver behind fund data aggregation and analysis.
Eugene is the President of Thomvest Asset Management. He is responsible for Thomvest’s investing activities outside of Tech and Venture Capital (principally Private Equity, Public Equities, Credit, Real Estate, and Infrastructure).
Kip Knight is the Operating Partner at Thomvest Ventures. He is a board member at Netbase-Quid. Kip is also the founder of CMO Coaches, which helps to develop aspiring world-class marketing leaders.
Nima Wedlake is a Principal at Thomvest Ventures, focusing on investment opportunities across the real estate & financial technology verticals. He currently serves as a Board Observer at LoanSnap, Wholesail, PeerStreet, and more.
Rabeel Shafqat is an Associate at Thomvest and focuses on evaluating and executing private technology investments across a variety of verticals. He is also involved with post-close portfolio company monitoring and value creation initiatives.
Stephanie is General Counsel at Thomvest. Previously she was Associate General Counsel & Managing Director at BMO Financial Group, where she and her team supported Global Corporate Banking for Capital Markets.
Tyler Gremont is an Analyst at Thomvest Asset Management, based in the Toronto office, focused on direct and third-party investments across a range of asset classes. He is also involved with the Canadian Venture team, conducting due diligence on potential private tech investments.
Umesh is a Venture Partner at Thomvest Ventures focused on investments in the cybersecurity, data infrastructure, AI/ML and cloud infrastructure sectors partnering with founders and CEOs of companies developing disruptive platforms solving key pain-points for CXOs.
Vice President, Accounting and Finance
Yvonne is the Vice President, Accounting and Finance, for Thomvest Asset Management in the Toronto office. She started with Thomvest in 1998, and has managed the expansion of the accounting and finance team over the years to five employees.