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Annie Long

Annie Long

Staff Member
Senior Investor Relations Lead

About Annie Long

As the Programs Lead for Investor Relations, Annie is responsible for planning and implementing innovative programs for the DMZ’s startups. Annie helps founders become investor-ready, connect fundraising founders with investors where she sees potential synergy, and better establish connectivity with investors to ensure they’re in the know on what is happening at DMZ.

Annie is passionate about supporting innovators to change the world. Previously serving as an account manager and analyst on the Venture Services team at MaRS Discovery District, she worked with Cleantech and Health ventures to navigate available resources and programming, supporting them on their path to commercialization. She regularly performed descriptive analysis on portfolio health, contributed to stakeholder and government reporting, and served as the editor for biweekly, portfolio-wide communication campaigns.

Annie received her H.BSc from the University of Toronto, with a double major in Molecular Genetics and Psychology minor in Sociology.

Get to know Annie Long

Favourite movie?
I have 2 – Life is Beautiful by Roberto Benigni and Spirited Away by Hayao Miyazaki!

First record you bought?
Nelly Furtado's "Whoa, Nelly!". I grew up in Vancouver and this was (and still is) such a classic!

Favourite season and why?
Summer, because sunshine = serotonin.

Most used app?
Right now, it's Tiktok.

Favourite quote?
"This too shall pass", for both good and bad times.