Bert Amato is a Venture Partner at Golden Ventures. With over 25 years of software and technology experience, as well as a proven track record in early-stage investing, Bert is our resident unicorn hunter.
Currently an investor, advisor, and director to multiple technology companies, he co-founded Delrina Corporation, best known for its communications software product, WinFax. As Chief Technical Officer of Delrina, he was responsible for all product strategy and R&D. At Delrina, Bert also held the positions of Director and Executive Vice President of the corporation. Acquired by Symantec Corporation for US$415M, Bert served as a Vice President of Symantec.
In investing, Bert has had a solid track record, placing his personal angel and seed stage money in ten companies which have sold. He is currently an angel investor in Wattpad, Farelogix, Echoworx and Jiffy.
Prior to his work with Delrina, Bert held a technical development position at the IBM Canada Research Laboratory and was a co-founder and executive officer of Schematix Computer Systems Inc., a software and consulting company. He has an Honours Engineering degree from the University of Toronto.