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Adam Felesky

Co-Founder & CEO, Portage


Based In

Toronto, Canada

Geographic Focus

North America & Europe

Adam Felesky is the Co-Founder and CEO of Portage. Adam oversees Portage’s strategy to invest in leading fintech and financial services opportunities globally. Within the investment portfolio, Adam is a board director of Alpaca, Boosted.AI, Borrowell, Clark, Hellas Direct, KOHO,, LoanStreet, Socotra, and executive chairman for Grayhawk Investment Strategies. Adam is also a Managing Partner and a member of the Management Committee at Sagard, a multi-strategy alternative asset manager.

Prior to Portage, Adam was the Founder and Former CEO of Horizons Exchange Traded Funds and a director and founding investor of BetaShares Exchange Traded Funds in Australia, which Mirae Asset Management of South Korea acquired. Prior to this, he worked in JPMorgan’s Derivatives group in New York. Adam began his career in investment banking at CIBC World Markets.

Adam holds a B.Eng. and B.A. in Political Science from McMaster University.


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A stock brokerage platform offering stocks and crypto trading, real-time market data, and end-to-end brokerage infrastructure through modern APIs that powers hundreds of businesses across the globe.

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Boosted Insights is a “plug and play” platform that allows any asset manager to build bespoke quantitative models based on individual customer preferences.

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Borrowell is a mobile platform offering consumer credit tools including free credit reports and product recommendations.

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Clark is a German-based digital insurance broker providing transparent, cheap and comprehensive coverage across P&C, life and health in Europe.

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Hellas Direct

Hellas Direct is a digital first, full-stack insurance company offering home and auto coverage in Greece and Cyprus.

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view is creating easy ways for developers and data teams to build distributed private networks to harness collective intelligence without moving data.

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KOHO is an alternative to a bank that offers its users the ability to travel more, retire sooner, and restore financial balance.

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view LoanStreet


LoanStreet is the first fully-integrated, online platform that streamlines the process of sharing, managing, and analyzing loans for credit unions, banks, and direct lenders.

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view Socotra


Socotra is a developer of a cloud-based insurance value-chain software platform that unifies policy administration, underwriting, claims, billing and reporting.

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TheGuarantors provides real estate insurance designed to simplify the leasing process for both landlords and tenants.

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Business Building

Portage CEO Adam Felesky on structured deals and the state of the market