The NetSource Family
The only way to create real change is with great people who genuinely enjoy what they do, so we make sure only to bring on the very best.
Niki Marie Eckardt – CEO and Fund Manager of NetSource Capital, and CEO of Net Source Inc., is a highly skilled entrepreneur and consultant, with more than 30 years’ experience mentoring business start-ups, management and executive teams. Based in Calgary, Alberta, Niki is a leader in securing venture capital financing for tech entrepreneurs throughout North America, the UK and Europe. She’s been directly involved with more than 275 start-ups, scaling multiple companies and taking exceptional businesses to unicorn status. Her clients work with a dedicated team of consultants, mentors and coaches from initial fundraising to exit, past mvp phase to full-scale businesses. Niki also has an exceptional knowledge of investments into portfolio companies, macro-economic environments and global political strategies. Niki’s clients and partners are positioned for outstanding success.
Craig Carson – COO, Net Source Inc is an innovative investor, entrepreneur and consultant recognized for his practical skills at building long-term partnerships for start-up clients and investors. Goal oriented and revenue-focused, Craig has built out a broad knowledge base as a consultant with small business. He’s owned and scaled multiple companies from $50-90M per year and has been heavily invested in the real estate market and in communications. With business networks from California to New York, Craig provides critical project management expertise, streamlining the design and delivery of mentorship programs, operations, high-impact market analysis and large-scale marketing strategies for emerging and proven corporate clients.
Sam Cronk – Research Team Lead, Net Source Inc has over two decades of on-the-ground experience working in Canada and the United States with government agencies, NGOs, non-profits, universities and corporations. A change leader, digital projects manager and award-winning educator, Sam is also COO of the InclusivGroup. He works with the Net Source team to develop effective environmental scans and research strategies for start-ups and VC funders. Surveying the landscape of competitors, customers, and new innovations ensures that clients and investors gain an exceptional competitive edge, staying proactive about the growth and future of their businessesJ.
What makes us different? Authenticity. Expertise. Exceptional business and financial acumen. And more than 30 years of international success helping Enterprise companies reach their potential.
Our head office is in Calgary, Alberta, a dynamic hub for transformative technologies. Our partners are global.
As accelerators, we’re very selective about our clients and investors. We focus on emerging high-tech, health, mining and agricultural start-ups with solid potential for financial growth, scalability, and genuine social impact. We know quality is much more important than quantity for success, ensuring sustainability and reducing risk.
We’re comprehensive. Our Venture Capital fund (NetSource Capital) offers financing for all stages of growth, from Seed funding to Exit. Our accelerator (Net Source Inc) provides outstanding support through peer-to-peer mentorship and workshops led by industry trailblazers, all curated for your company’s needs.
You’ll hear real talk from us about what’s working, and what isn’t. How to reboot your business plan and marketing strategies. Why corporate mindfulness matters. Understanding your competition. Metrics and KPIs that make or break a company. And how to deliver a sustainable ESG strategy that helps your business stand out.
Dare to be powerful. Let’s build your company’s roadmap to success, together.