Relentlessly pursue innovative and transformative health and wellness solutions
Invest at the intersection of healthcare and technology
Empower digital health entrepreneurs around the world through capital, advisory and distribution support

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

Stage

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

Areas

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

Locations

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

Co-Founder & Chairman
Investment Committee
45+ Years in Healthcare
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Dr. Sheldon Elman, MD

Stuart M. Elman

Co-Founder
Investment Committee
20+ Years in Healthcare
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Stuart M. Elman

Jeffrey Kadanoff, P. Eng., MBA

Managing Director
6+ Years in Healthcare
(514) 502-1135
jeffrey.kadanoff@esplanadeventures.com
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Jeffrey Kadanoff, P. Eng., MBA

Josh Blair

Venture Partner
Investment committee
12+ Years in HealthTech
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Josh Blair

Ella Seitz

Principal
10+ Years in Healthcare
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Ella Seitz

Tanya Radhakrishna

General Manager, Esplanade Operations (TriVue Services)
5+ Years in Healthcare
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Tanya Radhakrishna

Chris Angelatos

Senior Analyst
5+ years in investments and tech
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Chris Angelatos

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

Smart motion IoT platform for remote patient monitoring

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AI-powered digital healthcare applications to remotely measure vital signs

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Autonomous AI HVAC technology reducing building energy costs

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Digitized holistic approach to health and wellness

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Precision prescribing clinical decision support software for optimal drug choice

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Platform to simplify user genetic testing onboarding, interpretation and results communication

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Hand-held metabolism tracking device and AI nutrition coach

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Smart phone-enabled medical examination device for virtual care

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A digital health platform designed to improve patient adherence using behavioral economics and AI

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Digital phenotyping to diagnose and monitor stages of neurological & cognitive diseases

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Contact Us

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

Montréal

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

info@esplanadeventures.com

Toronto

181 Bay Street, Suite 4260 (Bay Wellington Tower)
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2T3
Canada

info@esplanadeventures.com