Boris Wertz

Boris Wertz is one of the top tech early-stage investors in North-America and the founding partner of version one ventures. His portfolio encompasses over 40 early-stage consumer internet and enterprise companies, including Edmodo, Flurry, Frank & Oak, Indiegogo, Julep, Top Hat, and Wattpad. He sits on the boards ofClio and Indochino among others. Boris is a venture partner of Munich-based Acton Capital Partners, a consumer Internet fund that is focused on later stage companies with an established track record of revenues and profitability. He is also one of the founders of GrowLab, a Vancouver-based start-up accelerator.


Articles by Boris Wertz

A Canadian Venture Capitalist's Top Predictions for 2015
The Best Way to Keep Founders Around After an Acquisition
What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Financing Right Now
The Rise of the Female Founder
Open Government Data is a Massive Opportunity Nobody Has Unlocked Yet
Yes, VCs and Angels Should Use Every Single Product They're Investing In
Version One Ventures Founder Boris Wertz: Here are Five Things That Make an Investor Great
Three Tech Trends to Watch in 2014
A Canadian Venture Capitalist's Take on the Bitcoin and Its Wildly Uncertain Future
Being Canadian Might Just be the Best Way to Break into Silicon Valley
Canada - The Land of SaaS?
ALL IN is not a wise strategy
After Angelgate, a good moment to go back to the basics
How to become a (successful) angel investor
What GROW means for the Vancouver tech community
What kind of company can you build outside of the Valley?
Why Demand Media (and similar models) will succeed
The Challenge for Canadian VC’s
How the government can help build the tech sector
Why these tough times are good for Canadian Start-ups
Boris Wertz