Founding President & CEO | Accel-RX
Natalie Dakers is a leading figure in the Canadian biopharmaceutical industry and one of B.C.’s most influential women. With four successful start-up companies to her credit, she’s regarded as a Life Science industry visionary with an ability to get things done.
Natalie is currently President and CEO of Accel-Rx, Canada’s national health sciences accelerator, an organization that identifies and supports promising early-stage companies by providing seed stage capital and expertise. She’s served on many local, national, and private company boards and advisory panels and has garnered numerous honours including Startup Canada’s Entrepreneur of the year award (2015), WXN top 100 most powerful women (2016) and Business in Vancouver’s most influential woman award (2017).