Isomer Capital hires Dupéré

Catherine Dupéré, previously of BDC Capital, takes on the role of principal at investment firm Isomer Capital.

Isomer Capital, a UK-based investment firm, has appointed Catherine Dupéré, formerly of the Business Development Bank of Canada's investment arm BDC Capital, as a principal at its London office.

At BDC Capital, Dupéré was responsible for leading investments in venture capital funds such as White Star Capital, Real Ventures and OpenText Enterprise Apps Fund.

Her role at Isomer Capital will add more capacity to the team to pursue early-stage technology funds and startups.

Before working at BDC Capital, Dupéré co-founded an ethical clothing brand and was an angel investor in a manufacturing company.

Dupéré said: “I am excited to return to London and the European startup ecosystem, which has matured and grown in both breadth and depth in recent years.”

Joe Schorge, managing partner at Isomer Capital, said: “Her experience as an entrepreneur and in helping new venture capital funds launch and build their businesses is a valuable skill set for today’s market in Europe.

“As a member of the founding team, Catherine will be involved in all aspects of the firm’s venture capital investment programme.”

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