Faktory Ventures invests in teams who have bold ideas that will change the world.
Excited by passionate, intellectually curious teams who deeply understand the problem they are trying to solve and are headstrong yet coachable on manifesting their dreams into reality.
Investing at an early stage and tend to be industry and technology agnostic. There are certain exponential technologies that will have an outsized impact on humanity and business and are biased towards those; especially artificial intelligence.
Believing in the power of network effects and tend to favour businesses that have those dynamics in place.
Diversity is an asset and competitive advantage.
Investing in startups where our network of smart capital, talent and customers and past operating experience is valuable.
Mainly focused on investing in the Toronto tech ecosystem.
Candice Faktor is an entrepreneur and investor with a passion for disruptive tech. Candice is an Associate of the Creative Destruction Lab, Canada's leading deep tech incubator. Recently, she was the GM at Wattpad, where she helped scale Wattpad to be one of the world’s largest storytelling platforms with over 50MM users. Previous to this, Candice co-created Torstar Digital, a disruptive digital venture arm of Torstar, where she invested in, launched and scaled over 20+ mobile, social and digital businesses over 7 years. Before Torstar Digital, Candice worked for Monitor Group, a boutique strategy consulting firm. Candice is passionate about putting Toronto on the global stage for tech and is a frequent speaker on exponential tech, women in tech and storytelling.
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