Steve Balaban, CFA

Steve Balaban, CFA, is the founder and chief investment officer of Mink Capital, where he consults with, advises, and educates family offices on how to invest in private equity. He is an award-winning lecturer at the University of Waterloo, where he created the course “Private Equity and Venture Capital.” Previously, Mr. Balaban was the chief investment officer at Dunkley Capital, where he invested in private equity. He serves on the board of directors at CFA Society Toronto. Mr. Balaban has extensive international experience, having worked in, studied in, and visited over 85 countries in every continent in the world. He earned a BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University and a BMATH from the University of Waterloo, where he graduated on the Dean’s List.