Brenda Irwin, Managing Partner, Relentless Venture Fund
Brenda is the Founder and Managing Partner of the Relentless Venture Fund. Relentless is a health technology venture capital fund that invests in preventative and proactive solutions that optimize health, activity and longevity. Relentless’ four primary themes for investment are the conditions most affected by aging: Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease Risk, Mobility and Mental Well Being. Prior to launching Relentless, Brenda was a Partner for the Healthcare Venture Capital team for the Business Development Bank of Canada.
A seasoned VC and Board Director, Brenda has been a member of 19 private and public companies as well as non-profit organizations. She currently sits on the boards of private medtech companies Canary Medical and Orpyx Medical, and serves on the investment committee of the national medical technology consortium, MEDTEQ.
Brenda’s industry honours include being declared as one of BC’s Most Influential Women in Finance and a Top 40 under 40 award recipient.