Yan Raymond-Lalande



Yan embarked on his entrepreneurial journey at the age of 22 while completing his Master’s degree in International Relations in Rio de Janeiro. A pioneer in Healthtech, he placed the patient at the heart of health systems, collaborating with over 12,000 doctors in the United States and Canada, and partnering with giants like Walmart and Telus. Yan successfully led Pomelo, which he co-founded in 2011, to become the Canadian leader in patient communications, reaching over a million people per month. In 2021, Yan expanded his horizons, becoming an industry-agnostic coach, helping dozens of companies integrate AI into their technology strategies.

His expertise in fundraising is remarkable, with over CA$39.8 million raised for Chronometriq/Pomelo, and continued success as a consultant, having already helped raise CA$9.75 million for various companies in sectors such as CleanTech, AdTech, AI, FoodTech, and TravelTech. Yan stands out for his ability to navigate different sectors, bringing considerable added value through his innovative approach and mastery of integrating artificial intelligence into technology development plans. His journeu is a model of versatility and innovation, making him a sought-after coach and mentor for any company aspiring to transform its field.


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