Janet Bannister

General Partner, Real Ventures

Janet Bannister

General Partner, Real Ventures

Biography

Janet is passionate about helping entrepreneurs and their businesses reach their full potential. Her background is a combination of successful start-ups and a business foundation of Proctor & Gamble, McKinsey & Co., and eBay.

Janet launched Kijiji.ca and grew it to become one of the most visited websites in Canada. Subsequently, she led the Kijiji Global business, accelerating growth in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Janet’s experience at eBay in Silicon Valley included leading multiple product categories and helping to transform eBay from a collectibles to a mainstream marketplace. She also founded and built a successful consulting business and was CEO of The Coveteur, an innovative content/commerce website where she built the team and scaled the business.

Janet was a varsity long-distance runner and competed internationally in triathlons. Today she balances her active lifestyle with being a wife and mother to her son, who brightens her world.

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