Esplanade Ventures

Who We Are

Canada’s leading digital healthcare Venture Capital firm, offering local depth with global reach.

We are healthcare practitioners, operators and founders with over 100 years’ experience and a deep network.

We focus on early stage and high-growth companies shaping the future of healthcare delivery and empowering them to scale and grow.

How We Invest


Investments will be in early stage companies ranging from pre-Seed rounds through pre-IPO with initial investments focused on Seed and Series A rounds


We look for groundbreaking HealthTech ideas focusing on digitization of healthcare, emergence of consumer MedTech, and consumerization of health and wellness


We invest primarily in companies located in Canada, the US and Israel that target markets in North America and Europe

how we invest
Where We Invest

"We empower founders by leveraging our deep industry knowledge and network"

Dr. Sheldon Elman, Co-Founder

Our Team

Dr. Sheldon Elman, MD

Stuart M. Elman

Jeffrey Kadanoff, P. Eng., MBA

Josh Blair

Ella Seitz

Tanya Radhakrishna

Chris Angelatos

Kavuchaljan Ganesathasan

What We Look For

What We Look For

How We Deliver Value

Leveraging our deep healthcare knowledge and connecting our HealthTech startups to an extensive network of mature healthcare operating companies globally’

Our Portfolio

Contact Us

Building the future of digital healthcare? We’d love to learn more about your company.


600 de Maisonneuve Boulevard West, Suite 2000
Montréal, Québec H3A 3J2


60 Bloor Street West, Suite 404 
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3B8