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Aliya Ramji

Aliya Ramji

Co-Founder, MT>Ventures & Partner, McCarthy Tétrault

About Aliya Ramji

As a lawyer with a background working at tech startups (specifically DMZ alumni), Aliya recognized the need for holistic, timely, and innovative legal assistance in the startup and tech worlds. Aliya co-founded MT>Ventures to meet this need. MT>Ventures also supports DMZ’s Startup Legal Support programming, offering free legal support to DMZ startups when they need it the most. Aliya has spearheaded all of this work, demonstrating a clear commitment to easing tech entrepreneurs’ legal burden and supporting Canada’s ever-growing startup ecosystem.

Get to know Aliya Ramji

What are your hopes for the next generation of women in tech?
My hope for the next generation of women in tech is that it is no longer "remarkable" to have women in tech because all the barriers and implicit biases against young girls in tech have been removed.

What’s the greatest piece of advice you’ve ever received?
I've gotten a lot of great advice over the years, but two things have always stuck with me: 1. Always keep learning, and don't chase the money. If you are constantly learning, the money will follow. 2. If you dislike what you are doing 5 days in a row, you need to change what you are doing.