Marc is the Founder and Head of Blakes Nitro program. Nitro is the premier legal services startup program in Canada providing high potential companies with access to Blakes’ exceptional service and advice.
Marc has extensive legal and business experience accumulated over a 15 plus year career in private practice and as a senior executive for technology companies. It is Marc’s unique background and experience that allow him a deep understanding of his clients’ needs. He has been in their shoes, having managed and led teams at early stage tech companies in legal, finance, operations and community engagement.
Marc is a passionate supporter of the Canadian technology ecosystem and regularly donates his time to mentoring and advising entrepreneurs on business and legal challenges. As counsel, he is pragmatic and results driven. His primary mission is always the business success of his clients.
Describing himself as “addicted to start-ups,” Marc is fuelled by the “bright-eyed enthusiasm for the future that founders bring, with their belief that we can accomplish the impossible.”