Jeff Dennis is a lawyer, serial entrepreneur, best-selling author and public speaker. He works with fast growth entrepreneurial companies assisting them with commercialization strategy and finance.
He has worked with hundreds of companies in a wide range of industries, including real estate, film and television production, natural resources, financial services, franchising and cosmetics. He has worked with all types of tech companies – cleantech, medtech, proptech, fintech, blockchain and cryptocurrency, AI and machine learning, to name a few.
Prior to being Fasken Law’s Entrepreneur in Residence, Jeff was a founder and partner in an investment dealer. Along with his partners, he raised over $2 billion for various investment opportunities.
Jeff co-founded the Toronto Chapter of the Young Entrepreneurs Organization, now called the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO). Through his association with EO and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, he co-authored his international best-selling book, Lessons from the Edge, in which entrepreneurs share their biggest mistakes in business and the lessons they learned.
Jeff is a sought-after public speaker by entrepreneurial groups around the world. His most exotic destination was a presentation to the EO chapter in Kathmandu, Nepal.