Candice Faktor is an entrepreneur and investor with a passion for disruptive tech. Candice runs Faktory Ventures, a firm that invests in and advises early stage tech companies building globally ambitious platforms. Candice is an Associate of the Creative Destruction Lab, Canada’s leading deep tech incubator. Candice is on the Board of Coveo, Canada’s largest enterprise AI firm. Recently, she was the GM at Wattpad, where she helped scale Wattpad to be one of the world’s largest storytelling platforms with over 80 million users. Before this, Candice co-created Torstar Digital, a disruptive digital venture arm of Torstar, where she invested in, launched and scaled more than 20 mobile, social and digital businesses over seven years. In addition, Candice worked for Monitor Group, a boutique strategy consulting firm acquired by Deloitte. Candice is also a founding partner of the Elevate Tech Festival, a founding member of #MovetheDial and is on the Board of the Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation.