Maninder Dhaliwal

Managing partner
Startup Studio Accelerator & Venture Fund

Maninder Dhaliwal is an investor and adviser specializing in international venture projects in technology. She is the board chair of TiE Vancouver and Lions Gate International, and a steering committee member of TiE Global Angels. Thomson Reuters has recognized Dhaliwal as one of Canada’s top 40 influencers in finance, innovation and risk management.

HOMETOWN: Ludhiana, India.
GREATEST SUCCESS: Reviving and relaunching TiE Vancouver after it had been dormant for 10 years.
FAVOURITE MEAL: Enchiladas with authentic mole sauce.
PET PEEVE: Loud music in public spaces.
BEST ADVICE: Don’t minimize your risks – maximize your opportunities.