Chrysalix is an early-stage industrial innovation venture capital firm that connects market-driven problems to breakthrough solutions. It invests in and supports compelling technologies and entrepreneurial management teams that address the changing demands of the global industry and actively work with their clients and support them with deep industry and technical knowledge, management and board assistance, organized networking with industrial and financial partners, management of intellectual property, and direct access to capital. In 2001, Wal van Lierop established the firm in Vancouver, British Columbia.