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Jake Bodanis

Principal, Portage Ventures


jake bodanis
jake bodanis

Based In

Toronto, Canada

Geographic Focus

North America


  • Insurtech
  • Payments


  • - Proud father of Sunday the Birman and Violet the Maine Coon
  • - Avid scuba diver
  • - Life-long reader, I'm often reading at least one fiction and non-fiction book!

Jake Bodanis is a Principal, Portage Ventures at Portage and joined the firm in 2019. As a member of Portage, Jake invests in early-stage and growth-stage fintech opportunities globally. He is responsible for all aspects of the investment process, including origination, due diligence, execution, and portfolio management. Within the investment portfolio, Jake is a board observer of Conquest Planning. He is based in Toronto, Canada.

Prior to Portage, Jake worked in the Private Equity group at PSP Investments, where he worked on leveraged buyouts and structured investment transactions in the financial services, technology, and retail sectors.

Jake holds a B.A. in Honours Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business (Dean’s Honour List).


view Albert


Albert is a modern personal finance management app that aims to improve the financial health of millennials by helping them make better financial decisions.

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view Conquest


Conquest is an AI-driven open architecture financial planning software that allows firms to develop a personalized experience for customers.

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view Kikoff


Kikoff is a developer of financial software that lets users demonstrate creditworthiness without the need for a bank account, credit card or credit score by providing a loan to kick off payment history.

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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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view Novisto


Novisto is an end-to-end enterprise software for smarter sustainability management, empowering companies to create value from their ESG data and reporting.

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