Arden Tse

Investment Manager, Accelerate Fund II

Arden is dedicated to providing startup capital to Alberta-based companies through Accelerate Fund II, which Yaletown Partners manages with The A100. Based in Edmonton, Arden is focused on discovering promising startups for co-investment, performing due diligence, and works with portfolio company teams to support their performance relative to growth goals. 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. Before joining the Accelerate Fund II team, 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 currently enrolled in Royal Roads University Executive Coaching program.

Accelerate Fund II is Alberta Enterprise’s second early-stage fund of $10 million. Yaletown Partners manages Accelerate Fund II with The A100. For more information about Accelerate Fund II or to pitch for capital visit www.acceleratefund.ca.

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