Guillaume is a Partner, Industrial Innovation Venture Fund for BDC Capital. His operational and strategic expertise bring meaningful benefit to the ambitious early-to-late-stage firms supported by the fund.

Guillaume Mercier

One of his key areas of focus is manufacturing.

Before joining BDC Capital in 2020, Guillaume led teams in various executive positions at start-ups and scale-ups like SSENSE, Vention and Aevium (Lune Rouge). He was previously a principal at Real Ventures, investing in companies at the seed stage, and spent four years at McKinsey & Company, advising large organizations on key strategic issues across a variety of industries. Guillaume started his career at Procter & Gamble in Toronto and also worked as a video game producer in San Francisco for Take 2 Interactive. He is a board member for Montreal’s Pour 3 Points, a charity that helps underprivileged youth learn life skills through sport.

Guillaume holds a Master of Business (MBA) from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Finance degree from Laval University.