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Top 50 FinTech Startup Investors in Canada

A list of 50 angel investors and VC funds that invest in Fintech startups based in Canada. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in Fintech companies from Canada. We update this investor list every month.

Top 50 FinTech Startup Investors in Canada

Investor FinTech Canada investments
Hedgewood 17
Luge Capital 16
Real Ventures 15
Panache Ventures 15
Impression Ventures 15
Inovia Capital 14
Anges Quebec 14
MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund 13
BDC Venture Capital 13
Global Founders Capital 12
Golden Ventures 10
Conconi Growth Partners 10
Ferst Capital Partners - FCP 10
OMERS Ventures 9
Cycle Capital 9
NAventures 8
Business Development Bank of Canada 8
Desjardins Venture Capital 8
Portage Ventures 8
Tom Williams 8
CFV Ventures 7
Diagram Ventures 7
National Bank of Canada 7
Mistral Venture Partners 7
New Brunswick Innovation Foundation 7
White Star Capital 7
Ontario Centres of Excellence 7
Innovacorp 6
N49P 6
Polychain 6
GrowthWorks Capital 6
Rhino Ventures 6
Garage Capital 6
ParaFi Capital 6
FJ Labs 6
Lemniscap 6
Hypersphere Ventures 5
Business Development Bank of Canada 5
National Research Council Canada 5
Celtic House Asia Partners 5
Lerer Hippeau 5
CMS Holdings 5
Heron Rock Fund 5
Accelerate Fund 5
Meltem Demirors 5
Mechanism Capital 5
Maple VC 5
GreenSky Capital 5
Angel One Network 4
Zaeem Shaukat Mirza 4
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Hedgewood VC Fund · Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hedgewood is an investment firm active in venture capital, internet businesses, real estate, specialty finance, asset management, and private equity.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Financial
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Canada, United States, India
Portfolio highlights
  • Ready, Set, Food! — Ready, Set, Food! makes it easy for parents reduce their baby's risk of developing peanut, egg, and milk allergies by up to 80% with our gentle, daily system.
  • Vetster — Pet health starts with Vetster. Find and book veterinarians from across North America to provide excellent health care for your pet through video consults. Cats, dogs, reptiles, horses - all pets are welcome.
  • Unito — Connect the tools you're already using with deep 2-way integrations and optimize workflows for Asana, Jira, Trello, Google Sheets and more.
Luge Capital VC Fund · Montréal, Quebec, Canada · 10 investments in the past 12 months
Luge Capital is a fintech focused venture capital fund, investing in early-stage teams shaping the way the world experiences financial services. We are an experienced team with value added investors and a deep industry network to help founders build successful companies.
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Investment focus
  • Financial, Software, Lending and Investments
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Canada, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Plooto — Powerful accounts payable and receivable software from Plooto helps your business automate these processes. Click here to learn more.
  • Buckzy Payments — Buckzy Payments is dedicated to building the worlds first open real-time ecosystem for enabling consumers and small businesses to send and receive money instantly, 24x7, 365 days
  • ProNavigator — ProNavigator provides an AI-driven knowledge-sharing platform, used by some of the largest insurance organizations, to save time, provide superior service, and seize revenue opportunities. The platform leverages advancements in artificial intelligence and natural language understanding to instantly and automatically retrieve answers tocustomers' and employees' questions.
Real Ventures VC Fund · Montréal, Quebec, Canada · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Real Ventures is an early-stage venture firm focused on serving daring entrepreneurs with the ambition to create successful, global companies. Since 2007, Real Ventures has dedicated itself to building the Canadian startup ecosystem on the belief that people, not money, build game-changing companies. Real Ventures provides stage-specific guidance,mentorship, and access to networks and resources to fast-track founders’ personal and company growth. Real Ventures manages $325 million across five funds and its active portfolio of 100+ companies is currently valued at $10 billion. www.realventures.com
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Investment focus
  • Software, Data and Analytics, Science/Engineering
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • HALEO Clinic — HALEO is an online insomnia clinic that fits in your pocket
  • Axya — Procurement in manufacturing involves thousands of emails and follow ups Procurement professionals use Axya to be 5X more efficient in their source to pay process by cutting back on emails and manual tasks.
  • Nord Quantique — Nord Quantique creates quantum processors based on second-generation technology.
Panache Ventures VC Fund · Montréal, Quebec, Canada · 15 investments in the past 12 months
Canada's leading nationwide pre-seed venture fund.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Data and Analytics, IT
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Canada, United States, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • Lancey — Lancey is an interactive demo builder designed for sales and marketing teams to grow pipeline and close deals.
  • Nolk — Hi, we're nolk,a modern brand stewards for the digital generation. We find growing, direct-to-consumer businesses and help them scale to greater success.
  • HyperComply — HyperComply is the fastest and most accurate way to send and respond to security questionnaires.
Impression Ventures VC Fund · Toronto, Ontario, Canada
VC firm focused on investing in FinTech and related technology companies.
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Investment focus
  • Financial, Software, Lending and Investments
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Symend — Symend helps top enterprises deliver digital experiences that are hyper-personalized based on the science behind consumer behaviour.
  • Trustate — Trust and Estate Administration made simple. We close estates at the click of a button.
  • Owl.co — We turn claim monitoring into science.
Inovia Capital VC Fund · Montréal, Quebec, Canada · 17 investments in the past 12 months
We support entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey and build technology companies that generate a positive impact on society.
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Investment focus
  • Software, IT, Data and Analytics
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Canada, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • DarwinAI — DarwinAI helps manufacturers transform their visual quality inspection with leading artificial intelligence to improve product quality, operator efficiency, and production cost savings.
  • CommerceBear — The only platform built for furniture manufacturers.
  • WorkJam — The most complete and modular suite of productivity tools for frontline employees. Trusted by global brands and loved by their employees.
Anges Quebec VC Fund · Quebec, Quebec, Canada · 10 investments in the past 12 months
Value-added investors for innovative entrepreneurs.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Science/Engineering
  • Seed, Funding Round, Angel
  • Canada, Spain, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Goloot — Reward your everyday.
  • Trexity — Trexity Is a Local Delivery Service That Grows Communities by Connecting Merchants to Couriers. Join Our Delivery Revolution Today!
  • Maxa AI — Maxa AI provides automated machine intelligence technology solutions.
MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund VC Fund · Toronto, Ontario, Canada · 9 investments in the past 12 months
Working with Ontario talent to develop World Class Companies Learn More
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Investment focus
  • Software, Data and Analytics, IT
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • KeyOps — A revolutionary physician engagement platform that allows doctors to quickly share their expert opinions with healthcare stakeholders such as government institutions, hospitals, universities, and life science companies.
  • Cinchy — Cinchy is the enterprise-grade Data Collaboration platform used by technology organizations to deliver new business capabilities in half the time and cost vs. traditional approaches. Global businesses like are already using Cinchy's unique Data Fabric architecture to eliminate data fragmentation, improve data privacy and protection, andfinally take control of their data.Cinchy was voted best-of-show at Finovate in NY, won top pick at TechCrunch Disrupt in SF, voted “best solution for improving operations” by Bank Director, and featured by Gartner in their “Cool Vendors in Data Management” publication for 2020.
  • GrowerIQ — The only integrated cannabis management software solution for Licensed Producers. Manage your facility and grow with intelligence!
BDC Venture Capital VC Fund · Calgary, Alberta, Canada · 18 investments in the past 12 months
BDC Venture Capital is a major venture capital investor in Canada, active at every stage of the company's development cycle, from seed through expansion, with a focus on technology-based businesses that have high growth potential and that are positioned to become dominant players in their markets. The company helps create and develop strongCanadian businesses through financing, consulting services and securitization, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises.BDC Venture Capital has been involved in venture capital since 1975 and has to date invested in more than 400 companies involved in the areas of Life Sciences, Telecommunications, Information Technology and Advanced Technologies.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Hardware
  • Series A, Funding Round, Series B
  • Canada, United States, Japan
Portfolio highlights
  • Levr.ai — Levr.ai is an intelligent loans platform built to get your business funded—fast
  • Three Ships — Three Ships Beauty is a natural skin care company. We make vegan & cruelty-free natural skincare products. Browse our diverse collection today!
  • Resolute Health Corporation Limited — Established by experienced healthcare professionals, a service focused on the testing and treatment of patients suffering with snoring and sleep apnea.
Global Founders Capital VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 152 investments in the past 12 months
Over the past two decades, GFC have backed over five hundred entrepreneurs worldwide, e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, Slack, and Away Travel.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial, Commerce/Shopping
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, Germany, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Tranch — Tranch brings payment flexibility to B2B by offering expense financing services for fast-growing businesses. With Tranch, businesses can spread bulky expenses and take control of the cash flow on their terms and prioritise spend on growth, without compromising on the tools they need. Tranch transforms how businesses pay with Grow Now, Pay Later.
  • Keyzy — Keyzy's mission is to unlock home ownership in the UK. Our rent-to-own solution turns home ownership from a dream into a reality.
  • Arch — Access instant credit without selling your crypto or equity stake on the platform with best-in-class security and a regulatory-first approach.
Golden Ventures VC Fund · Toronto, Ontario, Canada · 16 investments in the past 12 months
Golden Ventures is a leading seed-stage venture capital fund, based in Toronto and investing across North America. We back bold teams and their transformative ideas.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Data and Analytics, IT
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Canada, United States, Japan
Portfolio highlights
  • notch — notch simplifies wholesale food and beverage ordering for restaurants and suppliers of all sizes. Make all your orders, chat, and pay in one place.
  • Boostsecurity.io — Boostsecurity.io is a computer software company that assists software developers to discover cybersecurity-related issues. It was founded in 2020 and its headquarters is located in Montreal, Quebec.
  • TVision — TVision measures how people really watch Linear & CTV using cutting-edge computer-vision technology to gather person-level insights on viewer engagement.
Conconi Growth Partners VC Fund · Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Conconi Growth Partners is committed to helping exceptional entrepreneurs build great companies.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial, Internet
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Canada, United States, Mexico
Portfolio highlights
  • OneVest — OneVest empowers enterprises and consumers to access private wealth management through our Wealth-as-a-Service platform.
  • Oneinvest — OneVest empowers enterprises and consumers to access private wealth management through our Wealth-as-a-Service platform.
  • Requity Homes — Requity Homes Inc. is on a mission to create a fair and flexible alternative path to home ownership in Canada by offering a modernized rent-to-own program that enables aspiring home buyers to live in their dream home today with the option to buy it back later while saving for their down payment one month at a time.
Ferst Capital Partners - FCP VC Fund · Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Ferst Capital Partners (FCP) is a private investment firm which invests in venture capital, private equity, public markets, sector-focused funds and crypto assets. We have an interest and expertise in consumer fintech, digital assets and search funds.
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Investment focus
  • Financial, Software, Other
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Canada, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • NorthOne — Small Business Banking Made Simple
  • auticon — auticon is the first German company to exclusively employ autistic people as software testers and offer their services (Software-Tests) on the free market. This innovative approach gives the client the advantage of special high-quality workmanship.
  • Moka — Moka helps you save effortlessly by automatically investing your spare change. Get started in just a few minutes and watch your money grow with every purchase you make. Save more, spend less and invest smarter with Moka.
OMERS Ventures VC Fund · Toronto, Ontario, Canada · 21 investments in the past 12 months
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial, Data and Analytics
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • Canada, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Acerta Analytics — Your data is complex. Acerta provides integrated insights into part quality that will optimize production and improve throughput using machine learning and AI.
  • Altana AI — Altana AI enables trusted commerce by providing the single source of truth on the global supply chain.
  • Falkon AI — Simplify your product led growth workflow with a platform that finds your best product qualified leads in minutes, then sends them to your CRM and MAP.
Cycle Capital VC Fund · Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Cycle Capital is a pioneer in Canadian Cleantech venture capital fund management investing in companies at the development and commercialization stages in North America. Founded in 2009 by Andrée-Lise Méthot, Founder and Managing Partner, Cycle Capital’s Platform has become an important venture capital investor of the Cleantech industry with its 3funds totaling $230M Assets Under Management (AUM). Cycle Capital is looking to invests in promising ventures that are not capital intensive and/or that can benefit from the leverage brought by Cycle Capital extensive network of investors, strategic partners and advisors.In addition to its core investments, Cycle Capital targets companies with high growth potential – especially those with strong intellectual property, leading edge technologies and with exceptional management talent that would benefit from the firm’s network of strategic industrial partners and expert advisors. With its core investment and business expertise, Cycle Capital plays an active role adding meaningful and tangible value to its portfolio companies at all stages of their life.
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Investment focus
  • Sustainability, Energy, Hardware
  • Funding Round, Series B, Seed
  • Canada, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • VueReal — VueReal is engineering the next electronic systems by mass integration of high-efficiency nano/micro-devices into large-area substrates (e.g., displays, sensors, system on panel, and more). They have started by making the true-life experience of micro-LED displays affordable for all applications (TV, laptop, smartphone,virtual/augmented reality, etc.). VueReal technology platform is based on the interplay of cutting-edge micro/nano-device processing, sophisticated integration technologies and advanced system design (hardware and software). VueReal technologies can enhance the experience of existing electronic systems and enable new applications by integrating millions of highly efficient micro-devices (micro-LED) into system substrate. As our Solid Printing (TM) technology works across all substrate sizes, it can develop displays ranging from super high ppi (>4000 ppi) to very large.
  • Mysa — Control your electric heating and cooling with Mysa Smart Thermostats. Use the mobile app to control remotely - Save energy and money with smart home features.
  • Encycle Corporation — REGEN Energy Inc. designs, develops, and markets wireless energy management solutions in Canada and the United States. The company’s products include EnviroGrid swarm-logic controllers, which are attached to electrical loads to communicate and coordinate with each other to reduce electrical demand for commercial, industrial, institutional, andmulti-unit residential facilities. Its products are used to control electrical demand for heaters, fans, compressors, chillers, cold storage systems, batter chargers, pumps, and dehumidifiers and humidifiers, as well as for new construction, retrofit, and ongoing building operations.
NAventures VC Fund · Montréal, Quebec, Canada · 5 investments in the past 12 months
NAventures is the corporate venture capital arm of National Bank of Canada.
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Investment focus
  • Financial, Software, Data and Analytics
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • Canada, United States, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • Ownly — Ownly is a revolutionary tool for home buyers to build, price and buy their home from the comfort & security of their own device.
  • Sardine — Solve risk, compliance, and payments with one powerful API.
  • FX HedgePool — FX HedgePool is an award-winning matching engine for mid-market execution of FX swaps.
Business Development Bank of Canada VC Fund · Montréal, Quebec, Canada · 13 investments in the past 12 months
We are BDC, the bank for Canadian entrepreneurs. We support small and medium-sized businesses in all industries and at every stage of growth with money and advice. We are the Business Development Bank of Canada.
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Investment focus
  • Software, IT, Science/Engineering
  • Funding Round, Series A, Seed
  • Canada, United States, Argentina
Portfolio highlights
  • Optel Group — We are leading global provider of traceability, track-and-trace and vision systems for a growing number of industries, including pharmaceutical, medical devices, food and beverage, agrochemicals, metals and minerals.
  • Summit Nanotech — Summit Nanotech innovates direct lithium extraction (DLE) processes to economically and sustainably unlock lithium resources globally.
  • Royal Helium — Royal Helium Ltd. is publicly traded on the TSX Venture exchange under the symbol RHC.
Desjardins Venture Capital VC Fund · Lévis, Quebec, Canada · 6 investments in the past 12 months
Desjardins Capital makes it easy to grow your business with financial and strategic support. Investment capital and venture capital can help you meet your business goals.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Science/Engineering, IT
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Cegerco — Cegerco specializes in the construction of industrial and institutional sectors. They also restore and renovate historic buildings, while maintaining the original materials. They provide services in the mining sector like silos, conveyors, crushers, etc.
  • Groupe Canva — Canva Group is a dynamic holding company in the identification and visual communications field with 9 complementary companies acquired over the last 15 years. Operating with 3 different autonomous business units under the names of Idenco Canada (Boucherville), Decalcomanie Artistic (Montreal) and Mirazed in (St-Hubert), the 200-employee companyserves more than 4,000 customers with its complementary serigraphy and digital printing services. Their goal is to create the best customer experience.
  • Voilà! Technologies — Voilà! Technologies is a workforce optimization software startup.
Portage Ventures VC Fund · Toronto, Ontario, Canada · 17 investments in the past 12 months
Portage Ventures is a global fintech-focused venture capital investor. The firm makes early-stage investments in promising Canadian financial tech companies that have potential for global impact.
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Investment focus
  • Financial, Software, Lending and Investments
  • Seed, Series B, Series A
  • United States, Canada, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Nesto — LOW FROM THE GET GO. With nesto's exclusive mortgage solution, score the lowest rate on your first try! New mortgage - Mortgage Renewal / Refinance.
  • OatFi — OatFi provides the end-to-end infrastructure for B2B payment platforms to embed and monetize working capital tools.
  • Kontempo — Kontempo provides embedded payment solutions for B2B e-commerce. Its API's make it easy to offer alternative payment methods, such as BNPL and interest-free installments, to your B2B clients.
Tom Williams Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 6 investments in the past 12 months
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial, Health Care
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Canada, India
Portfolio highlights
  • Unito — Connect the tools you're already using with deep 2-way integrations and optimize workflows for Asana, Jira, Trello, Google Sheets and more.
  • NorthOne — Small Business Banking Made Simple
  • Delphia — Invest with your data, not your money.
CFV Ventures VC Fund · Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Early stage venture capital firm focused on Fintech
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial, IT
  • Pre-Seed, Seed
  • United States, Canada, Japan
Portfolio highlights
  • PTO Exchange — PTO Exchange is the first benefits platform that allows employees to self-direct the value of their unused paid time off (PTO) for other needs and causes.
  • Asa Technologies, Corporation — It's difficult for financial institutions to predict what tech and features their customer base is going to resonate with. ASA doesn't give you a one size fits all app, but rather links you to a marketplace of innovation and endless possibilities. ASA makes it possible for banks and credit unions to offer mobile tech solutions forbudgeting, saving, investing, managing a business, and so much more! Your banking customers will always have access to the most cutting edge technology, with new tools coming out as fast as the growing crowd of independent developers can make them. Every customer can choose the fintech they feel best fits their needs. More choice and control for your customers, less risk and expense of building out tech yourself. win-win.
  • InsureLife — InsureLife provides an AI-powered Network Orchestration Platform for Insurers that digitally connects their financial services products with consumers and agents so they interact anytime, growing sales in a contactless world.
Diagram Ventures VC Fund · Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Diagram is backed by a unique combination of entrepreneurs and industry leaders. Together they provide market insights and create opportunities to accelerate the success of our companies
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Investment focus
  • Financial, Software, Lending and Investments
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • ClearEstate — ClearEstate is a one-stop-shop for all your estate planning and settlement needs. Our platform and experts will handle the entire settlement process.
  • Conduit — Conduit provides one API for connecting to DeFi. We enable companies to launch crypto-backed earnings products within their existing financial service platforms in days, not months. With Conduit, financial growth can become accessible to everyone.
  • Baselane — The banking & financial platform built for landlords. From rent collection to expense management - your rental property finances all under one roof. Learn more!
National Bank of Canada VC Fund · Calgary, Alberta, Canada · 11 investments in the past 12 months
Founded in Quebec City in 1859, the Bank has grown while striving to always earn the trust of its various stakeholders and contribute to the development of the communities it serves. Through a series of mergers and acquisitions over the course of its history, National Bank Financial Group has grown to become a powerful integrated financialgroup and Quebecâ€:tm:s leading bank. National Bank Financial Group is firmly committed to continuing deployment of its One client, one bank vision, which is aimed at giving clients access to the same exceptional service, whatever their point of entry to the Financial Group, and ensuring that our efforts are even more focused on client satisfaction.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial, Natural Resources
  • Debt Financing, Post-IPO Debt, Series B
  • Canada, United States, Spain
Portfolio highlights
  • eStruxture — eStruxture is the largest Canadian Data Center Colocation Provider. Colocation Space Available in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver.
  • Lycos Energy — Lycos is an exploration, development, and production firm run by a group of highly skilled experts who use a daring and innovative strategy to seize and profit from chances that others have passed over.
  • Bioeureka — Bioeureka is a company that has developed image recognition technology powered by artificial intelligence to analyze, interpret and catalog images from a microscope.
Mistral Venture Partners VC Fund · Ottawa, Ontario, Canada · 7 investments in the past 12 months
Mistral Venture Partners is a seed-stage venture capital firm that invests in early-stage technology companies. The firm invests in startups that solve critical business problems, regardless of the business model– enterprise software, B2B SaaS, marketplaces, etc. It also partners with founders who value experience, commitment, and the higheststandards of integrity and respect.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Data and Analytics, Internet
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Expeto — Welcome to Expeto NeXtworking: Enterprise Mobile Networking that knows no bounds. FOR MXOs For MXOs who want to expand their...
  • Buckzy Payments — Buckzy Payments is dedicated to building the worlds first open real-time ecosystem for enabling consumers and small businesses to send and receive money instantly, 24x7, 365 days
  • Symend — Symend helps top enterprises deliver digital experiences that are hyper-personalized based on the science behind consumer behaviour.
New Brunswick Innovation Foundation VC Fund · Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada · 6 investments in the past 12 months
Director of Investments Every half-year, the Canadian Venture Capital Association (CVCA) reports on the status of venture capital investment in Canada, and the 2021-H1 edition is impressive.
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Investment focus
  • Software, IT, Data and Analytics
  • Seed, Funding Round, Grant
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Passiv — Passiv makes it easy for you to manage your portfolio so that you can save more for retirement and spend more of your time enjoying life.
  • ProcedureFlow — With ProcedureFlow, following company processes has never been easier. Our cloud-based knowledge management software will help you make your employees experts faster.
  • Soricimed — Soricimed is a privately-held, clinical stage company focused on the development and commercialization of applications originally derived from its unique and proprietary family of peptides found in the paralytic venom of the northern short-tailed shrew
White Star Capital VC Fund · New York, New York, United States · 19 investments in the past 12 months
Our presence, perspective and people enable us to partner closely with founders to help them define this future.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial, Internet
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Canada, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Chord — Chord is the headless commerce and data platform for growing brands
  • Fractal Homes — Own your dream second home at a fraction of its cost
  • Thala Labs — Building $MOD, a decentralized, yield-bearing stablecoin, and the liquidity provisioning layer on Aptos.
Ontario Centres of Excellence VC Fund · Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The Ontario Centres of Excellence invests in projects and people to accelerate industry R&D to impact the Ontario economy through the commercialization of leading edge research.OCE invests in- Industry-Academic collaborative research- Commercialization of academic research through licensing and spin off companies- Early stage seedfinancing of start-ups- Skills development for high quality personnelThe Ontario Centres of Excellence is a not-for-profit corporation founded in 1987. Core funding is provided by the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation
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Investment focus
  • Software, Hardware, Science/Engineering
  • Seed, Grant, Pre-Seed
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • SoulRooms — SoulRooms enables multifamily and student housing landlords to rent/manage properties efficiently, and create a better appeal for modern, digital native renters. We apply deep learning to simplify the regular tasks of online application review, acceptance and automate information flow for tenant requests. Our platform also provides aproprietary renting by the room feature that enables landlords to improve cashflows by over 30% and reduce vacancies across the portfolio.
  • NURO — NURO is the manufacturer of NUOS, the Neural Operating System. NUOS allows today instant communication and full-scale computing by brain signals without surgery.
  • Hopeful Inc. — We help nonprofits understand all aspects of social media, identify donor prospects and analyze donor behaviour. Through Hopeful, we enable nonprofits to
Innovacorp VC Fund · Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada · 11 investments in the past 12 months
Innovacorp is an early-stage venture capital firm that helps knowledge-based startups commercialize their technologies in the global marketplace. It invests in early stage Nova Scotia entrepreneurs, combining venture capital with business mentoring and incubation facilities. Innovacorp was established in 1995 and based in Halifax, Canada.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Science/Engineering
  • Seed, Grant, Funding Round
  • Canada, Australia, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Bright — Bright offer on-site and virtual amenities for companies and employees. whether your team is on-site, working from home, or in between.
  • Planetary — Planetary Technology is on a mission to remove 1 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere by 2035.
  • Material Futures — Material Futures turn micro-organisms into miniature dye factories.
N49P VC Fund · Toronto, Ontario, Canada · 14 investments in the past 12 months
N49P is a venture capital firm focused on ideas to seed-stage Canadian technology startups.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial, Data and Analytics
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Walnut Insurance — Insurance for everyone. Pick from transparent plans made for you.
  • Halp — Get more acceptances and scholarships with 1-on-1 online admissions coaching, hands-on mentorship, and university support
  • Quandri — Quandri is a digital worker for insurance brokers & agencies.
Polychain VC Fund · San Francisco, California, United States · 47 investments in the past 12 months
The emergence of bitcoin and subsequent blockchain technologies has generated a new digital asset class in which scarcity is based on mathematical properties. Through cryptographic verification and game-theoretic equilibrium, blockchain-based digital assets can be created, issued, and transmitted using the software. Polychain Capital is committedto exceptional returns for investors through actively managed portfolios of these blockchain assets.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial, Other
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, Singapore, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • Nil Foundation — Nil Foundation facilitates and supports research in database management systems and applied cryptography.
  • Quasar Labs — Explore permissionless, non-custodial asset management in Cosmos with Quasar & #IBC. Create vaults or join them. Quasar - The next generation Interchain protocol
  • Foundation — Reclaim your sovereignty with the new standard for Bitcoin self custody. Introducing Passport hardware wallet and Envoy mobile app.
GrowthWorks Capital VC Fund · Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Invest in our experienceGrowthWorks* offers you more: more accountability, more experience and more proven know-how to make the most of your investment.A principled approach to adding valueOver the last 20 years, we've built GrowthWorks into one of Canada's venture capital management companies. We've done that by managingfunds that rigorously follow core principles: structure strategic investments in growth-oriented companies, value portfolio assets conservatively, build vital industry connections and minimize risk through diversification. It's a simple formula that delivers powerful results.Regional know-how. National ReachAt GrowthWorks, we offer regionally based retail venture capital funds (RVCs) right across Canada.GrowthWorks specializes in the management of and growth of regionally based venture capital funds. The funds under management include the following RVCs: Working Opportunity Fund, GrowthWorks Commercialization Fund and GrowthWorks Atlantic Venture Fund.Partners in performanceWe have specialized teams in each of our core sectors to identify and structure investments in potential winners. These skilled teams also help create success by helping the companies that GrowthWorks managed funds invest in to grow with strategic management support and advice. This way, the companies get guidance from experienced leaders. In turn, the funds’ investors know that these companies receive direction to help them thrive.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Science/Engineering, Hardware
  • Funding Round, Series B, Series A
  • Canada, United States, Japan
Portfolio highlights
  • ClearRisk — Our easy-to-use risk management software increases productivity, creates differentiation, and adds a simple and efficient process to manage risk!
  • HIGHLINEvc — HIGHLINE is a Pre-Seed investor & Acceleration Platform that helps digital startups get follow-on capital, backed by leading VCs with offices in Vancouver & Toronto.We believe in providing our founders with far more than capital. Yet unlike most accelerators, we have no rigid start/end dates throughout the year. By joining theHIGHLINE family, you get to call on us for advice on an ongoing basis, gain access to our premium network and monthly founder events. We’ll do our best to help with fundraising challenges and partner with incubators to help deliver specialized programming.
  • SWITCH Materials — SWITCH Materials develops revolutionary new materials based on proprietary organic molecules that "switch" optical properties on command.SWITCH’s molecular switches can be developed for a number of applications, especially in the areas of molecular electronics and health sciences, including optical filters, photochromic inks, paintsand fibers, high-density optical information storage systems, molecular sensors and biomarkers for labeling and tracking of live cells.SWITCH has assembled a team of cutting-edge materials scientists with combined expertise in synthetic chemistry, polymer processing, optics, and molecular & materials engineering. SWITCH conducts its research and development activities in our own laboratories and the state-of-the-art analytical and clean room facilities at 4D LABS, Simon Fraser University's new $40 million materials science research centre.
Rhino Ventures VC Fund · Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada · 2 investments in the past 12 months
There is more to choosing an investor than selecting the term sheet with the highest valuation. Strategic capital, in its true form, extends the founding team’s capacity. That’s what we do at Rhino. We invest in companies where we can add tangible value. We’ve been on the other side of the table and appreciate the importance of funder and founderalignment. From startup, growth to exit; it is entrepreneurial ambition that drives value, not venture capitalists. We invest in individuals; trust and values fit are a centerpiece in every investment.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial, Data and Analytics
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Canada, Isle of Man, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Super Advisor — Super Advisor helps Advisors gain independence with the best advisor and client experience in the industry. Use our automations to streamline your business and give your top-tier service to every single client.
  • Contact — Contact is the fast, simple way to book creative talent.
  • Monsters Aliens Robots Zombies — Monsters Aliens Robots Zombies (MARZ) is a Toronto-based VFX studio focusing on premium TV series. We deliver feature-film quality on TV timelines.
Garage Capital VC Fund · Waterloo, Ontario, Canada · 17 investments in the past 12 months
Built by founders, for founders. Garage Capital helps best-in-class companies jump from garage to growth.
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Investment focus
  • Software, IT, Other
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • notch — notch simplifies wholesale food and beverage ordering for restaurants and suppliers of all sizes. Make all your orders, chat, and pay in one place.
  • CommerceBear — The only platform built for furniture manufacturers.
  • SilkChart — SilkChart helps growth teams improve campaigns based on what users are doing in product - without relying on expensive data scientists. We do this through a no code analytics tool that combines marketing and product usage data to identify which channels, audiences, and content maximize revenue growth.
ParaFi Capital VC Fund · Greenwich, Connecticut, United States · 26 investments in the past 12 months
ParaFi Capital is an alternative investment firm focused on blockchain and decentralized finance markets.
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Investment focus
  • Financial, Other, Software
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, Singapore, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Thala Labs — Building $MOD, a decentralized, yield-bearing stablecoin, and the liquidity provisioning layer on Aptos.
  • Juno — The fastest on and off ramp to crypto
  • Credix — CREDIX is a decentralized credit marketplace connecting investors with FinTechs in emerging markets. Learn more about the future of debt financing now.
FJ Labs VC Fund · New York, New York, United States · 90 investments in the past 12 months
FJ Labs is a stage-agnostic investment firm that focuses on marketplaces and consumer facing startups.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Commerce/Shopping, Financial
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Brazil, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Freemodel — Freemodel handles the financing, design, construction and management of pre-sales home renovation. In-person project directors are assigned to each project and work with agents directly. No upfront payments, Freemodel is paid when the home sells.
  • Dalia — Dalia's recruitment marketing automation converts your lost job seeker traffic to give you more qualified applicants and lower your job advertising spend.
  • FoodByUs — A one-stop-shop for all your wholesale foodservice suppliers. Hundreds of suppliers in one place. Instant sign up and free to use.
Lemniscap VC Fund · Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong · 25 investments in the past 12 months
Lemniscap is an early stage investment firm specializing in investments in emerging crypto assets.
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Investment focus
  • Financial, Other, Software
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, United Kingdom, France
Portfolio highlights
  • t3rn — t3rn is a hosting platform for smart contracts, that enables trustless, interoperable, multi-chain execution and composable collaboration.
  • Fluidity Money — Fluidity Money is the blockchain incentive platform that rewards with yields to people for using their crypto.
  • Kollider — Kollider build tools and services to make financial markets available to everyone, across borders, instantly and simply using Bitcoin’s Lightning Network.
Hypersphere Ventures VC Fund · Miami, Florida, United States · 21 investments in the past 12 months
Hypersphere Ventures is a venture capital firm that invests in and develops blockchain technology. A Hypersphere is an investment group leveraging on-chain treasuries, decentralized organizations, and governance to increase the utility of the blockchain networks in which we invest.
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Investment focus
  • Other, Software, Financial
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, Singapore, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Dynamic Labs — Dynamic is your multi-chain wallet-based authentication and authorization platform.
  • Azuro — Azuro is a global decentralized betting protocol, utilizing smart-contracts to bring full transparency to the betting process and to deliver a classic betting experience with plentiful markets & liquidity and funky innovations like collectible bets and gamification via NFTs
  • Astaria — Astaria is the solution to the hardest problem in Defi: instant highly liquid NFT lending. Astaria allows users to get instant liquidity for their NFTs.
Business Development Bank of Canada VC Fund · Montréal, Quebec, Canada · 10 investments in the past 12 months
We are BDC, the bank for Canadian entrepreneurs. We support small and medium-sized businesses in all industries and at every stage of growth with money and advice. We are the Business Development Bank of Canada.
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Investment focus
  • Software, IT, Science/Engineering
  • Funding Round, Seed, Debt Financing
  • Canada, Argentina, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Royal Helium — Royal Helium Ltd. is publicly traded on the TSX Venture exchange under the symbol RHC.
  • Foodtastic — Foodtastic is proud to build unique restaurants, which serve delicious food and exotic drinks in a fun atmosphere. Discover all the Foodtastic franchise brands.
  • Swiss Water — Swiss Water is an innovative, 100% chemical free decaffeination process company removing caffeine for coffee roasters around the world.
National Research Council Canada VC Fund · Ottawa, Ontario, Canada · 2 investments in the past 12 months
NRC is the Government of Canada's leading resource for research, development and technology-based innovation. NRC comprises some 20 institutes and national programs, spanning a wide variety of disciplines and offering a broad array of services.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Science/Engineering, Manufacturing
  • Grant, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • FemTherapeutics Inc. — FemTherapeutics Inc. is developing the world's first customizable gynaecological prosthetic for the treatment of pelvic health conditions.
  • Pantheon Design — Pantheon Design develops 3D printing systems that allow industrial grade flexible manufacturing at a speed never seen before.
  • Ekona Power — Ekona is using methane from feedstock to produce clean hydrogen and electrical power.
Celtic House Asia Partners VC Fund · Fremont, California, United States · 6 investments in the past 12 months
Marketplace, Digital Health, SaaS
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Investment focus
  • Software, Commerce/Shopping, Food/Beverage
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Fincentify — Fincentify is building a fintech ecosystem to help people borrow, save, and protect themselves.
  • GrubMarket — GrubMarket develops a website where sellers can offer foods and other items at wholesale prices to customers. It offers products such as organic foods, vegetables, gluten-free foods, snacks, drinks, pantries, home goods, health and beauty products, baby and kids' products, pets, non-GMO foods, paleo foods, cholesterol-free, and no trans-fatfoods.GrubMarket also offers foods from local farms, fisheries, commercial kitchens, certified home kitchens, and restaurants. Mike Xu founded GrubMarket in 2014, with its headquarters in Newark in California with an additional office in San Francisco in California.
  • Laxis — Learn how UX designers, product managers, market research, consultants, and attorneys use conversation Intelligence to supercharge their business and increase revenue. Learn more.
Lerer Hippeau VC Fund · New York, New York, United States · 30 investments in the past 12 months
Lerer Hippeau is an early-stage venture capital fund based in New York City. As founders and operators ourselves, we see returns in relationships
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Media and Entertainment
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Canada, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Disclo — Collect, verify, and manage reasonable accommodation requests with our secure health disclosure system.
  • Goldenset Collective — Goldensetsupport creators by becoming equity partners in their growing and evolving businesses, with the collective goal of creating long-term enterprise value truly owned by the creator. We believe that creators are more than just "influencers" who can be rented like billboards by other companies and brands but are also the founders ofhigh-growth start-ups with Fortune 500 potential.
  • Small Door — Veterinary care reimagined. Small Door Veterinary's membership model offers best-in-class personalized & convenient pet health care in NYC, Boston and DC
CMS Holdings VC Fund · 13 investments in the past 12 months
CMS is a principal investment company that focuses on investing in the crypto-asset ecosystem. The firm plans to invest in both liquid and illiquid crypto tokens, as well as equity interests in select businesses.
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Investment focus
  • Financial, Other, Software
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • United States, Singapore, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Onomy Protocol — Onomy is bridging Forex and Decentralized Finance through cross-chain liquidity aggregation and digital currencies.
  • Contango — Contango is a decentralised exchange bringing expirable futures to DeFi. In DeFi, only perpetual futures exist. But since funding rates are unpredictable, traders do not have control over their costs. With expirable futures, a final price is paid upfront to avoid any bad surprises. Contango is here to bring futures with expiry dates.
  • Cardinal — The Utility Layer for Solana NFTs
Heron Rock Fund VC Fund · Ottawa, Ontario, Canada · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Tom Williams | Heron Rock. Angel investments.
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Investment focus
  • Software, IT, Financial
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, Canada, India
Portfolio highlights
  • Guava — Launching soon. Join the waitlist and be one of the first to receive access.
  • Preventia Technologies — Preventia Technologies makes doctors 10x more efficient. We solve the most significant problem in healthcare - the global doctor shortage.
  • Virgo Surgical Video Solutions — Accelerate GI clinical trials with AI for endoscopy. Use video to automate workflows, improve standard of care, and accelerate results.
Accelerate Fund VC Fund · Calgary, Alberta, Canada · 7 investments in the past 12 months
Accelerate Fund supports the growth of early-stage Alberta technology companies with a multi million dollar fund that combines co-investment from angel investors.
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Investment focus
  • Software, IT, Hardware
  • Funding Round, Series A, Seed
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Truffle — Truffle enables restaurants of all sizes to empower their teams, increase profits, and provide a smart dining experience that customers expect, with tools to manage your restaurant in a single platform. Truffle offers restaurants flexible tools to expand into Point of Sale, Online Ordering, Table Side, Delivery Management, Automated Pickup, TableReservations and Guest Marketing.
  • Areto Labs — Areto Labs is a human-focused cyber security company that uses AI to protect people by detecting and counteracting online abuse.
  • PayShepherd — PayShepherd helps manage contractor billing for industrial facilities and simplifies billing processes. Save time, money, and headaches.
Meltem Demirors Angel · New York, New York, United States · 10 investments in the past 12 months
Meltem Demirors is Chief Strategy Officer of CoinShares, an investment firm that manages $750M in assets, and is a trusted partner to investors and entrepreneurs navigating the digital asset ecosystem. Meltem oversees the firm’s managed strategies group and its New York office, and leads corporate development as a board director. Previously, shewas part of the founding team of Digital Currency Group. She teaches at MIT and Oxford, and serves on the WEF Blockchain Council. Meltem leads CoinShares' venture strategy and is an active angel investor, having invested in over 150 companies in the digital currency ecosystem since 2015.
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Investment focus
  • Financial, Software, Payments
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, Canada, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Ethos — Your home base for web3 on Sui. Easy to integrate in-dapp Sui wallet. Best way to onboard new crypto-curious users.
  • Kalder — Kalder is a unified web3 brand loyalty platform for brands and creators to drive meaningful engagement, onboard new users, and reward superfan communities.
  • Risc Zero. — Zero-Knowledge powered VM based on the RISC-V instruction set.
Mechanism Capital VC Fund · 16 investments in the past 12 months
Mechanism Capital is an investment firm that invests in the cryptocurrency industry with a focus on decentralized finance or DeFi.
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Investment focus
  • Other, Financial, Software
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • United States, Singapore, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • MetaverseGo — MetaverseGo is a web 3.0 app that offers easy access to Play-and-Earn Games, Guilds, NFTs, and Decentralized Applications allowing users to own assets, connect with industry players, and use their earnings across multiple payment platforms.
  • reNFT — Multi-chain NFT rental protocol and platform that can be whitelabel integrated into any project to enable collateral-free in-house renting, lending, and rev-share. Start building!
  • Cantina Royale — Having both a Free to Play & Play to Earn mechanism, Cantina Royale is an action-packed blockchain game that brings you the best of both the Web2 and Web3 worlds.
Maple VC VC Fund · San Francisco, California, United States · 7 investments in the past 12 months
Maple VC is an angel fund that focuses on founders with Canadian roots.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Commerce/Shopping
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • Canada, United States, South Korea
Portfolio highlights
  • Integral Treasury — The most powerful web3 financial stack ever created.
  • Mash — The internet is fundamentally broken. It's because of monetization. “Show me the incentives and I'll show you the outcome.”Our mission is to remonetize the web by enabling value for value monetary exchanges between pubs/creators/orgs and their users. A new business model for the open internet.We are unlocking this withfriction-minimized streaming payments that are no/low cost, instantly settled, trust-minimized.It is built on the best global digital monetary network ever conceived, Bitcoin. Enabled by Lightning Network. Most users don't need to know this or be a Bitcoiner. Over time we suspect many will.
  • ChargeLab — ChargeLab is the Android of EV charging. We don’t build EV chargers, but our hardware-agnostic platform runs on the world’s most popular EV chargers. Once connected, our software makes any EV charger smarter and easier to use.
GreenSky Capital VC Fund · Toronto, Ontario, Canada · 2 investments in the past 12 months
GreenSky Capital is a venture capital and private equity firm that manages venture capital and provides financial advisory services.It makes investments in early-stage technology companies through its affiliated venture capital funds, GreenSky Accelerator Fund I, II and III. Their principals bring a unique combination of experience in technology,law, and finance to high-growth potential companies and dedicated entrepreneurs.GreenSky Capital was founded in Toronto, Ontario in 2010 by Geoff Simonett and Michael T. R. List.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Science/Engineering, IT
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Direct-C — Direct-C is an Alberta based company that has created a breakthrough proprietary nanocomposite coating based on compounds specifically designed to only react to liquid hydrocarbons (typically C4-C20). The end result is a leak detection solution that provides unparalleled performance for the integrity monitoring of oil and gas infrastructure. Zerofalse positives, instant alerts, and precise locations – all which lead to enhanced response times to unexpected incidents. Originally developed at the University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering, Direct-C’s head office is located in Edmonton with staff satellite offices also located in Calgary and Bath, England.
  • Wisedocs — The Wisedocs platform makes it easy to sort, understand, and organize messy, unstructured medical, legal, and insurance documents.
  • Funnelytics — Align your marketing strategy with data. Visualise & create actionable insights to better understand your customer's drivers and bottlenecks.
Angel One Network
Angel One Network Inc. is a member-based, not-for-profit organization.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Hardware
  • Angel, Seed, Series A
Zaeem Shaukat Mirza
Founder @ UMMAH1.com Director @ Mirza Canada
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Investment focus
  • Financial, Software, Science/Engineering
  • Equity Crowdfunding, Secondary Market, Seed
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