Roland Léger joined Desjardins in 1999. As Desjardins Capital’s Associate Vice-President, Technological Innovation, he manages a portfolio of startups in various high-tech sectors.
What Roland Léger can do for you
Roland has been working in venture capital for over 18 years. Before joining Desjardins, he held different positions related to engineering, strategic planning and new market development in the telecommunications sector. He is known for his experience and skill in financing innovative, tech-driven businesses.
Roland has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Université de Sherbrooke and a graduate diploma in business administration from HEC Montréal.
What would an entrepreneur say about you?
Starting and growing a business is an amazing adventure that comes with its fair share of challenges that are as rewarding as they are demanding. It’s not easy to find not just financing, but a business partner who knows what being an entrepreneur means and understands the realities and issues it entails. Desjardins Capital is that kind of partner.
What great business story inspires you?
Over the years, I have had the opportunity to meet entrepreneurs who have succeeded in starting and building incredible businesses here in Quebec through a combination of enthusiasm, perseverance and determination. Hats off to them. They’ll never know how much they energize and inspired me.
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