Karl Théard
Investment Manager

Karl Théard

"Everyone knew it was impossible, until a fool who didn't know came along and did it”

– Albert Einstein

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Among the portfolio

Karl Théard has been working in the banking sector since 2008. Prior to joining Desjardins, he was a senior manager at the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), where he worked with large companies in a multitude of sectors, eventually specializing in technology. Over the years he has supported the growth of numerous companies by developing financing solutions and helping them streamline operations.

What Karl Théard can do for you

Karl helps high-tech businesses achieve their growth goals and works to develop financing structures tailored to their needs.


Karl has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from HEC Montréal.

What would an entrepreneur say about you?

People say that I have a great head for business and that I’m a good person to build a long-term relationship with.

What great business story inspires you?

I love supporting entrepreneurs who are in the startup stage and full of ambition. They persevere without being frightened off by the obstacles in their path. Their ability to adapt to new situations motivates me to give them even better support. They really have to wear multiple hats to ensure the long-term viability of their business.

Area of expertise

Venture Capital