experienced advisors
with effective solutions

SSIG is comprised of a diverse team of industry specialists who provide financing, business advisory, and strategic planning for emerging companies. We tap into our network of resources to find solutions that extend to all areas of your business. 

Stavros Stefanopoulos

President & CEO

As Founder & CEO of SSIG, Stavros provides strategic direction and leadership in overseeing the successful operations of the firm. With over 15 years of experience in venture capital and private equity, Stavros brings a wealth of business knowledge and capital market expertise. He has directly raised, invested and co-invested over $50 million for a broad range of companies, many of which have completed public offerings or successful M&A Transactions. His portfolio includes investments in mining, technology, entertainment, real estate and consumer packaged goods.

Stavros has always embraced the spirit of entrepreneurship. Having built a solid reputation for developing new market opportunities, he prides himself on being ahead of industry trends. His passion for innovation has led him to work with enterprising entrepreneurs from a broad range of industries and making meaningful, partnership driven investments across a multitude of disruptive startups. 

In addition to his work, Stavros believes in giving back to his community by supporting local charities and non-profit organizations. He currently serves on the B.C. & Yukon Chapter Advisory Board for the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada.
Sami Cherkaoui SSIG

Sami Cherkaoui

Vice President

Sami has over 10 years of experience as a brand builder in the Canadian retail market. He’s worked with a multitude of private and public companies to help them grow their brands in categories ranging from fashion & apparel to health & wellness and cannabis. Having been a founder, partner, investor, and consultant for a broad variety of companies, Sami has amassed a wealth of well-rounded experience covering everything from ideation and design, to sourcing and manufacturing, to sales and distribution, to strategy and management.

Sami’s enthusiasm for cultivating relationships through business development ventures has created a robust network of resources and a multitude of opportunities across several industries. His principal focus is to help companies develop effective strategies and realize opportunities that align with their brand.


Our office

Headquartered in
Vancouver, Canada

With partners and assets across North America and Europe, our team provides a full continuum of integrated advisory services and capital solutions that are tailored to our clients’ specific requirements.

Our Mission


Our mission is to give promising entrepreneurs the tools they need to achieve their true potential. We want to identify key opportunities, financial goals and other critical factors through a collaborative process in order to determine a clear path to success.

Investment Ranges

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Our Approach

How we support
our investments

We seek investment opportunities with innovative businesses that have the power to be disruptive in their markets.

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