Arden is an accomplished business professional with over 15 years of private and public sector experience. Throughout his career, Arden has focused on discovering and managing value. As an investment analyst with AIMCo, Arden took part in active oversight of environmental, social, and governance issues that impact AIMCo’s then $70B portfolio of assets, as well as underwriting over $1B CAD in real estate transactions. Prior to that, Arden was in commercial leasing and sales with Barclay Street and Torode Realty. Arden joined the Accelerate Fund team to manage Fund II and now manages Fund III. Prior to Accelerate Fund, Arden was Manager of the University of Alberta’s Venture Mentoring Service where he oversaw entrepreneurship development. Arden holds an MBA in finance from University Alberta and is a graduate of the Royal Roads University Executive Coaching program.
Investment Manager, Accelerate Fund II & III, Yaletown Partners