Top 50 FinTech Investors in Canada

A list of 50 Canada investors investing in fintech. Updated every month. Powered by Shizune.
Investors in the list rank based on the number of investments in Fintech Canada companies. The investor list contains both angel investors and VC funds. You can find favourite industries and stages of each investor on the list.
FinTech Investors in Canada
Name Number of investments Relevant deals Favorite stages Favorite industries Description In
Hedgewood 104 17 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Health Care; Financial Hedgewood is an investment firm active in venture capital, internet businesses, real estate, specialty finance, asset management, and private equity.
Panache Ventures 106 15 Seed; Pre-Seed; Series A Software; Data and Analytics; IT Canada's leading nationwide pre-seed venture fund.
Impression Ventures 28 15 Seed; Series A; Series B Financial; Software; Lending and Investments VC firm focused on investing in FinTech and related technology companies.
Luge Capital 25 14 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Financial; Software; Data and Analytics 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.
Inovia Capital 193 14 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; IT; Data and Analytics Inovia Capital is a full stack venture firm that invests in passionate tech founders with global ambitions. With over US $1B across early and growth stage funds, Inovia offers capital, coaching, and access to talent in the most valuable ecosystems in Canada, the US, and Europe. Inovia invests in applied services and infrastructure platforms focusedon transforming complex legacy industries, such as financial services, healthcare, commerce, transportation, travel, and others.
Anges Quebec 124 14 Seed; Funding Round; Angel Software; Health Care; Science/Engineering Value-added investors for innovative entrepreneurs.
Real Ventures 167 14 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Data and Analytics; Science/Engineering 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
MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund 129 13 Seed; Pre-Seed; Series A Software; IT; Data and Analytics Working with Ontario talent to develop World Class Companies Learn More
Global Founders Capital 647 11 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Financial; Commerce/Shopping Over the past two decades, GFC have backed over five hundred entrepreneurs worldwide, e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, Slack, and Away Travel.
BDC Venture Capital 238 11 Series A; Series B; Funding Round Software; Internet; Hardware 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.
Golden Ventures 130 10 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Data and Analytics; IT 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.
Cycle Capital 64 9 Funding Round; Series B; Seed Sustainability; Energy; Hardware 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.
OMERS Ventures 130 9 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; Financial; Data and Analytics OMERS Ventures Home Page.
Business Development Bank of Canada 178 8 Funding Round; Series A; Seed Software; IT; Hardware 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.
NAventures 22 8 Series A; Series B; Funding Round Financial; Software; Data and Analytics NAventures is the corporate venture capital arm of National Bank of Canada.
Portage Ventures 79 8 Seed; Series B; Series A Financial; Software; Lending and Investments We empower and invest in visionary financial entrepreneurs.
Desjardins Venture Capital 121 8 Funding Round; Seed; Series A Software; IT; Science/Engineering 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.
Diagram Ventures 19 7 Seed; Series A; Series B Financial; Software; Lending and Investments 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
Ontario Centres of Excellence 138 7 Seed; Grant; Pre-Seed Software; Hardware; Science/Engineering 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
Tom Williams 65 7 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Financial; Health Care
National Bank of Canada 45 7 Debt Financing; Post-IPO Debt; Series B Financial; Software; Data and Analytics 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.
CFV Ventures 61 7 Pre-Seed; Seed Software; Financial; IT Early stage venture capital firm focused on Fintech
ParaFi Capital 94 6 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Financial; Other; Software ParaFi Capital is an alternative investment firm focused on blockchain and decentralized finance markets.
Innovacorp 121 6 Seed; Funding Round; Grant Software; Health Care; Science/Engineering 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.
GrowthWorks Capital 112 6 Funding Round; Series B; Series A Software; Science/Engineering; Hardware 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.
Garage Capital 60 6 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; IT; Other Built by founders, for founders. Garage Capital helps best-in-class companies jump from garage to growth.
New Brunswick Innovation Foundation 104 6 Seed; Funding Round; Grant Software; IT; Data and Analytics 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.
Accelerate Fund 46 5 Funding Round; Series A; Seed Software; IT; Hardware Accelerate Fund supports the growth of early-stage Alberta technology companies with a multi million dollar fund that combines co-investment from angel investors.
GreenSky Capital 39 5 Seed; Funding Round; Series A Software; Science/Engineering; IT 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.
Heron Rock Fund 51 5 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; IT; Financial Tom Williams | Heron Rock. Angel investments.
Business Development Bank of Canada 105 5 Funding Round; Seed; Series A Software; IT; Science/Engineering 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.
Hypersphere Ventures 61 5 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Other; Software; Financial 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.
Mechanism Capital 69 5 Seed; Funding Round; Series A Other; Financial; Software Mechanism Capital is an investment firm that invests in the cryptocurrency industry with a focus on decentralized finance or DeFi.
Mistral Venture Partners 50 5 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Data and Analytics; Internet 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.
CMS Holdings 87 5 Seed; Funding Round; Series A Financial; Other; Software 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.
Polychain 157 5 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Financial; Other 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 software. Polychain Capital is committed toexceptional returns for investors through actively managed portfolios of these blockchain assets.
Celtic House Asia Partners 26 5 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Commerce/Shopping; Food/Beverage Marketplace, Digital Health, SaaS
FJ Labs 368 5 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Commerce/Shopping; Financial FJ Labs is a stage-agnostic investment firm that focuses on marketplaces and consumer facing startups.
N49P 26 5 Seed; Pre-Seed; Series A Software; Financial; Apps N49P is a venture capital firm focused on ideas to seed-stage Canadian technology startups.
Meltem Demirors 46 5 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Financial; Software; Payments Chief Strategy Officer @ CoinShares
White Star Capital 122 5 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Financial; Internet Our presence, perspective and people enable us to partner closely with founders to help them define this future.
ScaleUP Ventures 42 4 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; IT; Data and Analytics ScaleUP Ventures is a venture capital firm that supports creative entrepreneurs and assists with investments. It is focused on early-stage venture capital with a preference for Business-to-Business opportunities. The firm was founded in 2016 and is based in Toronto, Ontario.
8VC 243 4 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care 8VC seeks to enable industry transformation. In a wave of creative destruction, they believe emerging platforms will replace the decades-old technology infrastructure behind many industries, promoting greater innovation and global prosperity. Founded in 1969, 8VC is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Stacked Capital 33 4 Seed; Pre-Seed Software; Financial; Mobile Stacked Capital is an early-stage venture fund investing in various technology companies. The firm utilizing a systematic approach for screening and sourcing investment opportunities, including venture accelerators, incubators, seed funds, as well as direct investments. It uses a strict systemic approach to evaluate ventures for strong businessfundamentals and a path to profitability.Stacked Capital was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in New York, NY, United States.
LedgerPrime 64 4 Seed; Funding Round; Series A Financial; Other; Software LedgerPrime is a quantitative and systematic investment firm in the Digital Asset space. With a data centric approach and a commitment to rapid innovation and technology, LedgerPrime seeks to become a global leader in generating sustained and superior risk-adjusted returns.
Lemniscap 73 4 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Financial; Other; Software Lemniscap is an early stage investment firm specializing in investments in emerging crypto assets.
Maple VC 23 4 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Internet; Commerce/Shopping Maple VC is an angel fund that focuses on founders with Canadian roots.
The 51 Ventures 27 4 Seed; Funding Round; Pre-Seed Health Care; Community/Lifestyle; IT Women-powered capital building the Financial Feminist Economy.
ConsenSys 46 4 Seed; Pre-Seed; Series A Software; Other; Financial Build next-generation apps, launch blockchain-based financial infrastructure, and access the decentralized web with ConsenSys' Ethereum product suite.
Canaccord Genuity Group 107 4 Post-IPO Equity; Post-IPO Debt; Funding Round Natural Resources; Software; Health Care Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. is a leading independent, full-service financial services firm, with operations in two principal segments of the securities industry: wealth management and capital markets.
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