Nishant Raizada is a Director, Technology, and Innovation Banking at Desjardins, and is based out of Toronto. His role is to lead Desjardins’ tech banking offering in the Ontario market, which includes MRR lines, venture debt, SR&ED financing, and tech-specialized relationship management.

He has more than 9 years of commercial lending experience, 5 of which have been focused directly on the Tech and Software sector. He has a business degree from the University of Western Ontario and has recently completed the CVCA’s Canadian Private Capital Investment School.

Nishant is aware of the rapid changes occurring in the tech world and is particularly familiar with the opportunities and challenges that tech companies face financially. His goal is to support tech clients with banking solutions specific to their needs, regardless of company size or raise cycle.

Outside of the office, Nishant enjoys travelling, trying new foods, and playing/watching soccer.