Melissa Gasser

Principal, Portage Ventures

Melissa Gasser is a Principal, Portage Ventures at Sagard and joined the firm in 2019. Melissa is responsible for corporate development, strategy, portfolio management, and the evaluation of new fintech investment opportunities. She is based in Montreal, Canada.

Prior to Sagard, Melissa was a Senior Analyst in the Financial Services group at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) where she provided in-depth research and investment analysis to the Global and Canadian equity portfolio managers and additional support to the Private Equity and Fixed Income teams.

Melissa holds a B.Comm. in Finance from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University (Honors and Calvin C. Potter Fellow) . She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.