Identity

Monark Ventures, a dynamic and multifaceted company dedicated to pioneering innovative solutions in today’s fast-paced business world.

Monty and Mark
Monty Sikka
Mark Catroppa
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Core Values

Innovation

Innovation

Embracing creativity and cutting-edge solutions, we constantly challenge industry norms to drive progress.

Adaptability

Adaptability

Navigating dynamic investment opportunities and market conditions with agility and foresight.

Excellence

Excellence

Commitment to exceptional standards ensures the consistent delivery of high-quality and differentiated results.

Diversity

Diversity

Reflecting the consumer bases of our portfolio companies, we nurture an inclusive culture that embraces diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds.

Market Insight

Market Insight

Leveraging deep understandings across various sectors to make strategic decisions that maximize value for investors, clients, and portfolio companies.

Customer Focus

Customer Focus

Placing people at our core, striving to enhance the lives of consumers and the communities in which we operate.

About

At Monark Ventures, a forward-thinking venture studio co-founded by disruptive serial entrepreneurs Monty Sikka and Mark Catroppa, we are committed to maximizing the impact of technological innovation across various industries. This dedication propels us to nurture startups from their inception, providing hands-on support, strategic guidance, and essential resources. We actively engage in their growth, aiming to leave a lasting positive impact on the companies we build and the communities they serve. With a proven track record spanning over two decades, Monark Ventures boasts a diverse portfolio that includes luxury properties, thriving e-commerce ventures, and groundbreaking advancements in digital healthcare.

Meet the Founders

Monty Sikka - President & Co-Founder

Monty Sikka

President & Co-Founder

As President of Monark Ventures, Mr. Sikka is recognized as one of Canada’s top entrepreneurial leaders. After co-founding Monark in 2001, Monty has provided the leadership and vision required to build it into a powerhouse of technological innovations. Monty's direction has guided the company to numerable successes with creating businesses and seeing them through to viability, visibility, and profitability. Notable among them are ones in pharma care, real estate development, and more recently digital health care.

Mr. Sikka is fiercely committed to his charitable foundations efforts to combat the illegal global sex trade, particularly in India, where more than 8 million people are living in modern slavery. Mr. Sikka’s organization helps rescue women and girls from these abhorrent conditions, placing them in safe environments to start rebuilding their lives.

Mark Catroppa

Executive Vice President & Co-Founder

Serving as Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of Monark, Mr. Catroppa has worked tirelessly to help construct one of Canada’s leading business venture firms. Among his many professional achievements, he has leveraged his experience as a gifted strategic financial manager and government regulations expert to position Monark as a global leader in technological innovations.

Mr. Catroppa has been instrumental in placing corporate social responsibility at the heart of what Monark does. His personal charitable foundation, Magical Dreams, is dedicated to promoting education accessibility for low income and marginalized members of the community. This is together with providing ongoing support to countless local hospital and community organizations dedicated to improving people’s lives through positive action.

Mark Catroppa - Executive Vice President & Co-Founder

Meet the Team

Mandeep Khara

Mandeep Khara

Chief Growth Officer

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Sunny Bains

Sunny Bains

Vice President, Finance

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David Jung

David Jung

Vice President, Development

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Mandi Mangat

Mandi Mangat

Vice President, Operations

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Dylan Roberts

Dylan Roberts

Vice President, Operations - Reship

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Ankush Chaudhry

Ankush Chaudhry

Director, Real Estate

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Pardeep Dosanjh

Pardeep Dosanjh

Director, Human Resources

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Sam Li

Sam Li

Director, IT Development

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Shrey Mehta

Shrey Mehta

Director, Corporate Development and Strategy

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Zachary Norris

Zachary Norris

Director, Operations

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Michael Penner

Michael Penner

Director, Marketing

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Amir Ahmadian

Amir Ahmadian

Marketing Manager

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Cole Pisiak

Cole Pisiak

Marketing Manager - Reship

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Gnanesh Renukappa

Gnanesh Renukappa

IT Technical Lead, Technology

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Henna Chopra

Henna Chopra

Marketing Coordinator

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Stephanie Fast

Stephanie Fast

Office Coordinator

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Khushbeen Sandhu

Khushbeen Sandhu

QA Analyst, Development

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Kelly Zhou

Kelly Zhou

Junior Developer - Reship

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