Team

Our team has deep narratives that weave together to create a foundation for entrepreneurs to thrive. With aligned philosophies, a complimentary skill set, a deep trust in each other’s strengths and an experienced and versatile Advisory Network we have built the bedrock for founders to craft generational stories.

Co-founder Neil Grunberg in the Storytime Capital office.

Neil Grunberg

Managing Partner, Co-Founder
20 years of operational experience, riding 3 unique rocket ship startups along the way. Most recently and notably, as co-founder of AlayaCare, Neil has helped grow and lead an industry changing entrant to global dominance in less than a decade. Neil possesses a deep understanding of what it takes to go from zero to one!
Product
Customer Success
Corporate Development
Strategy
Leadership
Photo of Co-founder Ryan Kimel in Storytime Capital office.

Ryan Kimel

General Partner, Co-Founder
Ryan has been an active tech angel investor for over a decade with an alarming success rate built on a core principle to pick winning founding teams. Acting as board member and advisor-to many of the angels, Ryan has been able to bring a unique lens and perspective as well as a sounding board for founders.
Product Market Fit
Go To Market
Leadership
Team Building
Networking
Venture Partner, Lauren Epstein in Storytime Capital office.

Lauren Epstein

Venture Partner
For most of the past decade, Lauren has been investing in Canadian companies from angel to Series E, but her passion is for ground-breaking Seed Stage ventures. With both a law degree and an MBA, Lauren is a former litigation lawyer and political staffer. She is an ardent innovation advocate, and her mentorship and community involvement has made her highly respected and connected within the Canadian tech ecosystem.
Fundraising Strategy And Tactics
Narrative And Storytelling
Customer And Market Discovery
Networking
Goal Setting

Venture Advisor Network

By no means a supporting cast, our Venture Advisory Network represents an elite collection of the brightest minds in Future of Work and Enterprise SaaS. We have former and current leaders, founders, operators, investors, and specialists across all stages and streams of the venture journey.

Adrian Schauer

Entrepreneurship
Fundraising
CEO
HealthTech
Arrow icon indicating external link

Amy Laski

PR
Leadership
Marketing
Arrow icon indicating external link

Benji Sucher

Web3
Fundraising
Data Science
Arrow icon indicating external link

Brady Murphy

Revenue
Marketing
HealthTech
Arrow icon indicating external link

Brock Clancy

HealthTech
Operations
Strategy
Arrow icon indicating external link

Bryan Kerdman

Fundraising
Finance
Arrow icon indicating external link

Chris Harvey

HCM
Channel
Revenue
Arrow icon indicating external link

Chris Powell

Technology
Web3
Mobility
Product
Arrow icon indicating external link

Corby Fine

Revenue
Marketing
Strategy
Arrow icon indicating external link

Dan Huber

Revenue
HCM
International
Arrow icon indicating external link

Dan Langer

Technology
Strategy
M&A
Operations
Arrow icon indicating external link

Daneal Charney

HR
Strategy
HCM
Arrow icon indicating external link

Daniel Warner

HealthTech
Entrepreneurship
CEO
Fundraising
Arrow icon indicating external link

Deborah Beatty

Leadership
Strategy
Channel
International
Arrow icon indicating external link

Howard Tarnoff

Revenue
HCM
Channel
Arrow icon indicating external link

Isaac Alexander

HealthTech
Technology
Security
Arrow icon indicating external link

James Cohen

Entrepreneurship
CEO
HealthTech
Arrow icon indicating external link

Jennifer Bouyoukos

Leadership
HCM
Strategy
HR
Arrow icon indicating external link

Joel Finlayson

Leadership
Fundraising
HealthTech
International
Arrow icon indicating external link

Joshua Goodfield

Fundraising
Strategy
International
Arrow icon indicating external link

Kristina Cleary

Leadership
Marketing
Strategy
HCM
Arrow icon indicating external link

Lee Grunberg

Entrepreneurship
Fundraising
CEO
HealthTech
Arrow icon indicating external link

Lesleanne Blakeley

Operations
Client Success
Strategy
Arrow icon indicating external link

Martin Ambrose

CEO
Fundraising
International
M&A
Arrow icon indicating external link

Michael Appel

Entrepreneurship
CEO
Fundraising
HealthTech
Arrow icon indicating external link

Naomi Goldapple

Data Science
Strategy
HealthTech
Product
Arrow icon indicating external link

Noam Tomczak

Technology
Entrepreneurship
Operations
Arrow icon indicating external link

Oleg Ciobannu

Fundraising
Finance
M&A
Arrow icon indicating external link

Olivier Thibault

HR
Entrepreneurship
Operations
Arrow icon indicating external link

Phil Wigmore

Revenue
Channel
HealthTech
Arrow icon indicating external link

Richard Guttman

Leadership
Security
Legal
HealthTech
Arrow icon indicating external link

Rory Hochman

Finance
Client Success
Strategy
Arrow icon indicating external link

Russ Verbeteen

Web3
Data Science
Technology
Arrow icon indicating external link

Sam Duboc

Leadership
CEO
HealthTech
Fundraising
Arrow icon indicating external link

Saurabh Mukhi

Technology
Product
Strategy
Arrow icon indicating external link

Simon Ferragne

Entrepreneurship
CEO
Technology
Product
Arrow icon indicating external link

Simone Lumsden

Leadership
Marketing
Revenue
Strategy
Arrow icon indicating external link

Steph Lapierre

Entrepreneurship
Leadership
CEO
Supply Chain
Arrow icon indicating external link

Stu Dankevy

Revenue
Technology
Security
Arrow icon indicating external link

Travis Burke

M&A
Strategy
Channel
HCM
Arrow icon indicating external link

Vanessa Ribreau

Leadership
HR
Entrepreneurship
Arrow icon indicating external link

Venk Chandran

Entrepreneurship
Marketing
Product
Strategy
Arrow icon indicating external link

Vinthujah Bala

Product
Technology
Strategy
Arrow icon indicating external link

Will Eadie

Leadership
Channel
HCM
Revenue
Arrow icon indicating external link