Boris Wertz is one of the top early-stage tech investors in North America, and his portfolio encompasses over 100 early-stage startups. Before becoming an investor, he was the chief operating officer of AbeBooks.com, the world’s largest marketplace for new, used, rare and out-of-print books, which got sold to Amazon in 2008.
WHAT’S NEW: Won the 2022 VC Global Dealmaker Award from the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association.
HOMETOWN: Besigheim, Germany.
GOAL FOR 2022: Complete a 25,000-kilometre trail race in Whistler.
BIGGEST LESSON: Always take the long view.
CHILDHOOD DREAM JOB: Pilot.
BEVERAGE OF CHOICE: Aperol Spritz.