Snita Balsara

Investment Manager, MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund


US & Canada



Snita is a VC Investor with both MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund and StandUp Ventures – focused on seed stage tech companies.

Previous experience includes investing on behalf of Shark Tanks’ Robert Herjavec, contract negotiations at the Herjavec Group, Global Sales Ops at IBM, Project Management and Life Coaching. She attended Ryerson University (Toronto), ESADE (Barcelona) and Schulich School of Business (Toronto).

Also, she proudly to sit on the Board of the RWC, a non-profit agency that serves high-need women and their families in Toronto.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020