Nicole is the Director, Investments & Partnerships at Sidewalk Labs, an Alphabet company focused on reimagining cities to improve quality of life. Before joining Sidewalk, she worked for ten years as an investment professional with a focus on early-stage financing opportunities and ecosystem development. As a Director at BDC Capital, she managed the seed-stage investments and associated portfolio of over 100 companies. Prior to BDC, Nicole was the Director of Finance/Investments at the seed investment firm NBIF, and worked in various financial and operational roles at a selection of early stage technology companies.

Nicole began her career as a CPA and became the Controller at Ganong Bros, an East Coast confectionary who sold the first known chocolate bar and is one of Canada's oldest family-run corporations.