Nicole LeBlanc
Board Chair, Innovacorp | Investor, 2150

Nicole has worked as an investment professional in venture capital for nearly 15 years. Currently, she is an investor with 2150, an urbantech and sustainability-focused venture fund based in Europe.

Prior to joining 2150, Nicole was the director of investments and partnerships for Sidewalk Labs, an Alphabet company that imagines, designs, tests and builds urban innovations to help cities meet their biggest challenges. Before joining Sidewalk, she was a director with BDC Capital, leading the investment and management of a 150-plus portfolio of seed stage start-ups.

Nicole is also a founder and investor in Sandpiper.vc, a women-led venture fund based in Atlantic Canada aiming to drive further engagement and support of women as both founders and investors. She stays active in the start-up community through board roles at Innovacorp, Propel and Brilliant Labs, as well as actively mentoring with Creative Destruction Lab, Next Canada and Techstars.