Investing Patient
Capital In Support Of
Entrepreneurial Excellence

About

Bluesky Equities is a privately-owned, absolute-return focused, investment management company.

We are unconstrained in our approach, investing in public and private markets with a focus on alternative assets including venture capital, private equity, hedge funds, and real estate.

We Support

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Venture Capital

We are one of the most active early-stage investors in Canada with a portfolio of 70+ non-controlling investments. We utilize a passive approach with a focus on global B2B SaaS companies.

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Private Equity

We selectively invest in lower middle market private equity through either a fund structure or directly as a minority owner.

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Global Equities

We employ a number of global equity strategies in the pursuit of long-term capital growth. We invest directly as well as alongside fund managers.

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Other

We hold investments in a number of other strategies including commodities, digital assets, managed futures, credit, volatility, real estate, and other alternative strategies.

Portfolio

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Athennian

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Athennian

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Spocket

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Spocket

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Showbie

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Showbie

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Stellar Algo

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Stellar Algo

website
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Sensorup

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Sensorup

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Validere

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Validere

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Ingu Solutions

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Ingu Solutions

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Interface Fluidics

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Interface Fluidics

website
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Granify

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Granify

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AltaML

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AltaML

website
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Zayzoon

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Zayzoon

website
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Userful

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Userful

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SocïVolta

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SocïVolta

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Provision Analytics

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Provision Analytics

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Wisedocs
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Wisedocs

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Unata

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Unata

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Passportal

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Passportal

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Decisive Farming

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Decisive Farming

Team

Doug Hunter
Chairman

Doug Hunter
Chairman

Derrick Hunter
President, CEO

Derrick Hunter
President, CEO

Keitha Dobson
Controller

Keitha Dobson
Controller

Colin Kay
VP Business Development

Colin Kay
VP Business Development

Stephen Kallir, P.Eng., CFA
VP Investments

Stephen Kallir, P.Eng., CFA
VP Investments

Sara Mohajerani
Investment Analyst

Sara Mohajerani
Investment Analyst

Jared Sandquist
Investment Analyst

Jared Sandquist
Investment Analyst

Affiliations

The Hunter Hub For Entrepreneurial Thinking
University of Calgary

The Hunter Hub was created in 2017 as an interdisciplinary nucleus to support entrepreurial student experiences, enable faculty to lead innovation, and expand a growing community of entrepreurial and innovative thinkers.

Creative Destruction Lab

Creative Destruction Lab is a nonprofit organization that delivers an objectives-based program for scalable, seed-stage, science- and technology-based companies, providing mentorship, support and opportunities to raise capital.

The Hunter Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
University of Calgary

The Hunter Center was created in 2013 to shape a new generation of entrepreneurs by teaching students to develop the skills needed to recognize opportunities, to embrace challanges, and to extend Calgary's entrepreneurial spirit.

Valhalla Angels

Valhalla Angels is a community of Canada’s top angel investors who are committed to supporting the startup ecosystem through early stage angel investing. Formed in 2003, it has been one of Canada’s leading angel investment groups, providing constructive guidance to startups and a forum for networking and investing.

Canadian Venture Capital &
Private Equity Association

The CVCA is a Canadian association for the venture capital and private equity industry. CVCA’s mission is to help members fuel the economy of the future by growing the businesses of today by supporting and connecting a vibrant private capital industry through advocacy, research, and education.

National Angel Capital Organization

The NACO is a national industry association in Canada, comprised of over 4,200 angel investors, 44 angel groups, and 40 accelerators and incubators. By connecting individuals, groups, and other partners that support early-stage investing, NACO accelerates a thriving, early-stage investment ecosystem. NACO provides intelligence, tools, and resources for its members; facilitates key connections across networks, borders and industries; and helps to inform policy affecting the Angel asset-class.

Awards

2019 ANGEL INVESTOR OF THE YEAR

NACO Canada

2019 TECH INVESTOR OF THE YEAR

Start Alberta

TOP 10 MOST ACTIVE PRIVATE INDEPENDENT VC FIRMS IN CANADA, 2018-2020

CVCA

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