Rich Osborn

Rich Osborn

Founding Partner, Recap Health Ventures

Rich Osborn is a an experienced entrepreneur, investor and executive. Until August 2021 Rich was President and Managing Partner of TELUS Ventures, Canada’s most active corporate venture capital fund (CB Insights). Rich took the team from 3 team members investing $8M a year to 14 professionals investing $180 M annually over 6 years and Rich was named one of the Top 100 Corporate Venture Capital Investors in the world by Global Corporate Venture Magazine from 2018 to 2021.

At TELUS Rich sourced and led investments in companies such as League, Beacon, PocketPills Integrate.AI, Miovision,, Radicle, Zenedge and dozens of others.

Before joining TELUS Ventures, Rich was the founder and Managing Partner of RecapVentures a leading venture investor in North American HealthTech and Wellness companies. Previously RIch was a Partner in both a mid-market Private Equity fund and a Canadian VC fund investing in US and Canada. He started his career as an entrepreneur in the enterprise software sector.

Rich is a strong believer in using financial tools to effect positive social change. He is the founder of one of Canada’s first social impact funds, BC Social Venture Partners and was an investor in Canada’s first health focused social impact bond. He is an LP and advisor to a number of venture and private equity funds, an Associate at CDL, and an active Board Member at BCTECH and CVCA.

Rich earned degrees at UBC and Queen’s University and has completed Executive Leadership courses at Harvard.

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