Dean Linden was born in Saskatchewan and raised in South Eastern Alberta. Dean is a Managing Partner at Cypress Hills, which he co-founded. He oversees the firm’s family office relationships. Dean Linden has over 25 years of experience as a financier and business development professional. He has spearheaded the financing and successful development of Companies in Alternative Finance, Consumer Finance, Biotech, Healthcare, Media, Sports and Entertainment, and Natural Resource sectors.
Dean began his career in Sports and Entertainment as the General Manager of the Single A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. After a successful tenure with the Blue Jays, he transitioned into Capital Markets and Finance, when he arrived in Vancouver in the early nineties. He joined ID Biomedical in 1997, and in 2005 it was sold to Global Pharma giant Glaxo SmithKline for $1.7B.
Dean went on to become a founding shareholder and important visionary in the early stage development of both CRH Medical, Falco Resources and Luxxfolio Holdings Inc.