Jesse Kaplan Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

  • Investments
  • 6

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 4


Jesse Kaplan General Information


Mr. Jesse Kaplan is a Co-Founder and serves on the Board of directors at Novamind Ventures. Mr. Kaplan served as a Partner at Plaza Ventures since 2015. He serves as a Board Member at ShipFusion. His career has included many private investments and extensive work helping companies through the process of going public in both Canada and the United States. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary and Director at Magen Ventures I. He was previously a senior analyst at Harborview Advisors LLC, a New York-based investment firm and Palladium Capital Advisors, LLC, an NASD member investment bank. He has sat on the boards of a number of public and private companies in Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. He completed the Canadian Securities Course in 2005 and completed the Chartered Financial Analyst program in 2008. Currently, he is a board member of Abacus Health Products (CSE: ABCS) among other successful companies.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Canada

Jesse Kaplan Investments (6)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Nudge (Communication Software) 16-Aug-2019 Later Stage VC 0000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
00000000 (00000000 28-Nov-2018 00000 (00000 00000 Brokerage Generating Revenue
000.000 17-Jul-2015 00000 (00000 00000 Automotive Generating Revenue 00000 000000
00000000 30-Dec-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Other Transportation Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Shwowp 05-Jan-2012 Seed Round 00000 Social Content Out of Business 00000 000000
GuestDriven 01-Sep-2011 Early Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
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Jesse Kaplan Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Nudge (Communication Software) 21-Jun-2022 Buyout/LBO
00000000 20-Apr-2017 000000000000000000
GuestDriven 09-Jan-2017 Merger/Acquisition
Shwowp 16-Oct-2014 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
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Jesse Kaplan Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jesse Kaplan Angel Investor 0 0 Toronto, Canada
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Jesse Kaplan Co-Investors (11)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
BDC Capital 1 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Brightspark Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Generation Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Jump Capital 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
York Angel Investors 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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