2048 Ventures is a thesis-driven earliest-stage VC firm. We lead pre-seed and seed rounds in technology startups across the US and Canada.


Zach is an Analyst at 2048 Ventures. Prior to 2048 Ventures, Zach was an Associate Director at the Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) at the University of Toronto. During his time at CDL, Zach worked with early-stage founders and led strategic program design across the AI, Quantum, Blockchain, and Commerce streams.

Zach holds an Honors BA in International Relations from Western University and a Masters of Global Affairs from the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto. Zach is also the Director of the Global Ideas Institute at the Munk School, a program that helps high school students develop and pitch innovative solutions to complex global problems.

  • Zach Johnston

    Zach Johnston


Event details

Date: May 18, 2023

Event contact

Philipp Kornitzky
Team Lead
Advanced Technologies Branch


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