Venture Team

On a mission to find and invest in Canada's best early-stage tech companies

Jaafer Haidar


Prior to joining Brightspark, Jaafer was Co-founder of Carbyn (acquired by Synacor), ScrapHD (acquired by Michael’s Stores Inc.) and an early team member and investor of Statflo. Very active in the tech community, he's an advisor to early/growth stage companies and on the Advisory Board of the Upside Foundation.

Before his entrepreneurial adventures, Jaafer was a management consultant with Accenture and holds a BSc. Computer Science from Western University. When not spending time with his wife and kids, Jaafer can be found playing sports or exercising to burn off his love of baked goods and ice cream.