Adam Felesky

Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Portage Ventures

Adam Felesky is the Co-Founder of Portage Ventures, the venture capital arm of Sagard, and has served as its Chief Executive Officer since 2016. Adam is responsible for overseeing Portage’s strategy to invest in early- and growth-stage fintech opportunities globally. Within the investment portfolio, Adam is the Executive Chairman of KOHO, a board director of Wealthsimple, Borrowell, Hellas Direct, Socotra, Clark, Alpaca, and Adam is also a Managing Partner and a member of the Management Committee at Sagard. He is based in Toronto, Canada.

Prior to Sagard, Adam was the Founder and Former Chief Executive Officer of Horizons Exchange Traded Funds, and a director and founding investor of BetaShares Exchange Traded Funds in Australia that was acquired by Mirae Asset Management of South Korea. Prior to this, he worked in JPMorgan’s Derivatives group in New York. Adam began his career in investment banking at CIBC World Markets.

Adam holds a B.Eng. and B.A. in Political Science from McMaster University.