Steve has 15+ years of experience in the private equity industry as an investor, advisor, and award-winning university lecturer.
Steve Balaban is the Chief Investment Officer of Mink Capital, Chief Learning Officer of Mink Learning, and an award-winning Lecturer at the University of Waterloo. Additionally, he is also a Contributing Author to the CFA Program on subjects of Private Equity, Private Debt, as well as Alternative Investments overall.
Prior to this, Steve was the Chief Investment Officer of a Family Office in Canada, with a focus on private equity. He has a degree in Mathematics from the University of Waterloo, and a degree in Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University. Steve has worked, studied, and visited over 85 countries on every continent in the world.
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An award-winning lecturer at the University of Waterloo.
Steve works closely with family offices, financial professionals, and service providers across the private equity industry.
Mink Learning is an education platform dedicated to making the complex world of private equity simple. It helps family offices, financial professionals, and service providers build in-depth industry knowledge and skills in private equity.
Mink Capital advises, consults and trains family offices and wealth management companies to build private equity programs and make private equity investments.