Canadian SMEs Have Ambition, but Need Capital and Guidance to be Emboldened to Think Big

George Rossolatos

CEO

Canadian Business Growth Fund (CBGF)

George Rossolatos has over 20 years’ of experience as an investor, entrepreneur and leader. At CBGF, he is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the Fund. George joined CBGF as its founding CEO in January 2018, bringing a passion to help entrepreneurs across Canada grow their companies and ‘think bigger’. Prior to CBGF, George was CEO of Avante Logixx, co-founder of TorQuest Partners, investment principal at Harrowston and a manager at Ernst & Young. He has dedicated time to several not for profit organizations as a volunteer and board member.


The Canadian Business Growth Fund (CBGF) is an evergreen investment fund with capital commitments of $545 million formed by Canada’s leading banks and insurance companies. It provides long-term, patient, minority capital to ambitious entrepreneurs to fund growth and expansion of mid-market businesses with investments between $3 and $20 million. CBGF also connects business leaders and sector experts to help its partner businesses achieve their full potential.

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