Director Investments at Sidewalk Labs
Nicole LeBlanc is Director of Investments and Partnerships for Sidewalk Labs, an Alphabet company that imagines, designs, tests, and builds urban innovations to help cities meet their biggest challenges. Currently she leads the corporate venture capital strategy focused on urban tech. She has worked for over 13 years as an investment professional in the venture capital industry, with a focus on early-stage financings and ecosystem development. Before joining Sidewalk she was a Director with both BDC Capital and NBIF, investing and managing a portfolio of 150+ seed stage startups.
Nicole began her career as a CPA, including roles as a controller at Ganong Bros. Ltd., an East Coast family-run confectionery manufacturer that invented the chocolate bar. She stays active in the community through board roles at Innovacorp, Propel and Brilliant Labs.