Real Ventures’ Mark MacLeod Joins FreshBooks

Mark MacLeod, a partner at Canadian early-stage venture capital firm Real Ventures and Montréal Start Up, has joined FreshBooks, Inc. as its head of business and corporate development. FreshBooks, based in Toronto, Ontario, is a specialist in cloud accounting for small business owners. Mr. MacLeod will continue to be involved with Real Ventures as a venture partner and with FounderFuel as a mentor.


It’s all about the entrepreneur…By John Stokes

We, the founding partners, at Real Ventures are both sad yet heartened to announce that Mark MacLeod, will be moving on to lead Business and Corporate Development with FreshBooks, in the next phase of their exciting growth and his career development.

We have all known Mark for many years and have truly appreciated his significant contribution in supporting Montreal Start Up and helping establish Real Ventures as one the preeminent early stage VC’s in Canada. So while we are sad to see him go, we are also delighted that he is returning to his entrepreneurial roots and his passion to help build what is a very exciting business and one that Mark has known since its early days. We are equally delighted that he will continue to be involved with Real as a Venture Partner and with FounderFuelas a Mentor.

Mark, we wish you every success with FreshBooks and look forward to this new phase of our long standing collaboration.

Photo courtesy of Real Ventures.