Madison Wright

Entrepreneur in Residence

Madison has been active in the Canadian entrepreneurial and investing community for the past 5 years, including participating in Entrepreneur First, serving as an Investment Associate in early-stage venture, and leading diversity & inclusion initiatives.

Madison participated as a founder in the global accelerator Entrepreneur First, a three-month intensive entrepreneurship program.  She also served as an Investment Associate at Real Ventures, working closely with Janet Bannister to identify and support Canada’s most promising seed-stage entrepreneurs and companies.

Madison has been an active member of the Canadian tech start-up community for five years, including volunteering at Canada Learning Code, being a leader within the Canadian Women in Venture Capital organization, assisting with Rotman’s PE & Entrepreneurship course, and mentoring start-ups at Front Row Ventures, OneEleven, and Google for Startups.

Madison also worked in management consulting, advising clients around the world on operational excellence and strategy.  Madison is an avid runner, cyclist, and fitness enthusiast.

OTHER Team Members

Janet Bannister

Managing Partner

Robbie Marks

Associate

Madison Wright

Entrepreneur in Residence

Mike Wessinger

Staircase Ventures Advisor and
Co-Founder/Former CEO, PointClickCare

Craig Miller

Staircase Ventures Advisor and
Former CPO, CMO, Shopify

Ahmed Khaishgi

Staircase Ventures Advisor and
Founder/Former CEO, SquareTrade

Kristen Hamilton

Staircase Ventures Advisor and
Co-Founder/Former CEO, Koru

Angelo Papatheodorou

Staircase Ventures Advisor and
Former SVP Sales, PointClickCare

Manoj Verma

Staircase Ventures Advisor and
Co-Founder/CRO, TabaPay

Mike Shaver

Staircase Ventures Advisor and
Distinguished Engineer, Shopify

David Belbeck

Staircase Ventures Advisor and
Former CFO at PointClickCare