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Top 40 Organic Food Startup Investors in Canada

A list of 40 angel investors and VC funds that invest in Organic food startups based in Canada. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in Organic food companies from Canada. We update this investor list every month.

Top 40 Organic Food Startup Investors in Canada

Investor Organic Food Canada investments
District Ventures Capital 6
Investeco Capital 4
Cycle Capital 3
Export Development Canada 3
Fondaction 2
Mike Fata 2
Desjardins Venture Capital 2
Avrio Capital 2
Forage Capital Partners 2
Fulmer and Company 1
Judy Brooks 1
Terry Tierney 1
Dror Balshine 1
Chris Adams 1
Scott Elaine Cas 1
Dux Capital 1
Jerin Mece 1
Mohamed Hage 1
Furneaux Capital 1
New Acres Capital 1
E-Fund 1
WUTIF 1
Ontario Centres of Excellence 1
Government Of Quebec 1
Andrew Ferrier 1
Whitecap Venture Partners 1
Kubo Group 1
Government of Canada 1
Eric Patel 1
Business Development Bank of Canada 1
John Flanagan 1
Natural Products Canada 1
EDC Capital 1
Business Development Bank of Canada 1
Ethan Song 1
Greenangel Energy 1
Fonds de solidarité FTQ 1
Lauren Rathmell 1
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency 1
Renewal Funds 1
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District Ventures Capital VC Fund · Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Venture capital funding for Canadian entrepreneurs. District Ventures Capital is led by Arlene Dickinson and invests in innovative food & health sector companies.
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Investment focus
  • Food and Beverage, Manufacturing, Retail
  • Pre-Seed, Funding Round, Seed
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • NadaMoo — Grab a spoon, you're going to want to try this deliciously dairy-free coconut milk ice cream. Dairy-free, Gluten-Free, Plant-Based, Vegan, Non-GMO, Faire Trade, B-Corp. Our pints are filled with 100% goodness.
  • Fody Food — Fody Foods Co. offers healthy, low FODMAP food products and recipes that are big on taste, and low in FODMAPs. Live and eat free of IBS symptoms!
  • Three Farmers — Three Farmers believes everyone should have wholesome food to eat, an understanding of where it comes from and how it's made. We are a family business with Three Farmers and Two Sisters at the heart, committed to preserving he land through sustainable farming practices, providing nourishing food grown on family farms.
Investeco Capital VC Fund · Toronto, Ontario, Canada · 3 investments in the past 12 months
InvestEco invests in innovative companies in the Food & Agriculture Sector. Learn More about our process, people, and companies.
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Investment focus
  • Food and Beverage, Organic Food, Manufacturing
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series B
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • LesserEvil — From source to snack, LesserEvil is dedicated to creating clean, healthy snacks that are as tasty as they are guilt-free. Start your journey to better snacking!
  • M2 Ingredients — Founded in 2010, M2 Ingredients is a leading producer of certified 100% organic, whole food mushroom powders with the full spectrum of bioactive compounds to support daily health, sports performance, recovery and cognition.
  • Om Mushroom Superfood — Our powerful single species and mushroom superfood blends are designed to promote immunity, vitality, cognitive health and energy. Shop now!
Cycle Capital VC Fund · Montréal, Quebec, Canada · 3 investments in the past 12 months
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
  • Manufacturing, Energy, Electronics
  • Funding Round, Series B, Seed
  • Canada, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Fibracast — Fibracast is the innovator of FibrePlate™, the next generation in MBR technology. This unique hybrid ultrafilter integrates the best attributes of hollow-fiber and flat-plate membranes into a compact, strong and energy efficient immersed membrane.
  • Local Logic — Local Logic provides precise location insights that drive decisions for real estate professionals, developers, investors, and governments.
  • Cycle Momentum — Cycle Momentum is a specialized and personalized accelerator dedicated to the cleantech startups. Founded by Cycle Capital, the accelerator works with entrepreneurs that develop and commercialize clean technologies to help build globally competitive companies. Cycle Momentum offers entrepreneurs a specialized and personalized program of trainingworkshops, networking sessions, experienced mentors and gives access to the investors to some of the most promising Canadian cleantech ventures.
Export Development Canada VC Fund · Ottawa, Ontario, Canada · 15 investments in the past 12 months
Export Development Canada (EDC) is a Crown corporation dedicated to assisting Canadian businesses of all sizes in achieving global success. It provides them with the tools they need to grow their business with confidence, including trade knowledge, financial solutions, equity, insurance, and connections.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Manufacturing, Renewable Energy
  • Funding Round, Series B, Series A
  • Canada, United States, India
Portfolio highlights
  • Vidyard — Go beyond traditional video hosting and unlock the power of video.
  • Joyride — Make mobility instantly connected, keyless, shareable and trackable on the world's leading software platform.
  • Antofagasta — Antofagasta is a Chilean business that operates in various sectors of the economy. It is one of the most important conglomerates of Chile with equity participation in Antofagasta Minerals.WE ARE A CHILE-BASED COPPER MINING GROUP WITH INTERESTS IN TRANSPORT Our history began as the Antofagasta (Chili) and Bolivia Railway Company Limited,incorporated in London in 1888. It raised money on the London Stock Exchange to build and operate a railway from Antofagasta, a port on the Pacific Coast of northern Chile, to La Paz, the capital of Bolivia.Antofagasta is one of the major international copper producers with its activities concentrated mainly in Chile where it now operates four copper mines: Los Pelambres, Centinela (previously the Esperanza and Tesoro mines), Antucoya and Zaldivar (50% owned, 50% owned by the Canadian mining company Barrick Gold).
Fondaction VC Fund · Clarke City, Quebec, Canada · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Since its creation in 1996, Fondaction has been based on the belief that it is not only possible to do things differently in the financial and business world, it is a necessity.Fondaction helps Québecers prepare for retirement by offering affordable retirement savings to everyone. The savings collected are invested in companies across Québec.This way, Fondaction helps create and maintain quality jobs, contributing to a stronger, more equitable and greener economy.Created in 1996, Fondaction is a labour-sponsored fund with assets in excess of one billion dollars collected as retirement savings from more than 131,000 shareholders. Fondaction's direct investments and those made through investment funds support the development of more than 1 050 SMEs in different lines of business, in large part involved in various components of the social economy.Fondaction has always been resolutely committed to socially responsible finance, from the moment it was created. The principles of sustainable development are integrated in everything it does. Whether investing in businesses directly or in capital markets, Fondaction always applies the principles of responsible investment to the money entrusted by its savers.Fondaction was one of the first institutions in Québec to make accountability reports an obligation in an effort to improve its practices and contribute to moving sustainable development forward in Québec. It produced its first report on sustainable development in 2006 in accordance with the international standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the highest standards of precision and transparency in economic, social and environmental accountability.In 2010 and 2012, Fondaction remained at the forefront with its 3rd and 4th sustainable development reports, having them reviewed by an independent firm and achieving an application level of A+ from the GRI. Fondaction is the only financial institution in Québec to achieve this level.In 2014, Fondaction tabled its 5th sustainable development report, produced in accordance with the latest GRI guidelines, the G4. Fondaction also opted for Comprehensive compliance, becoming the 1st financial institution in North America and the 9th in the world to voluntarily adhere to these requirements.
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Investment focus
  • Manufacturing, Information Technology, Software
  • Private Equity, Funding Round, Debt Financing
  • Canada, United States, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Dispersa — Harnessing the power of microbe-derived natural solutions to decarbonize the chemicals industry.
  • Aquatech BM — Commercial & industrial bottle washer cleaner and sterilizer. Perfect for winemakers, microbrewers, dairy farms, hotels, laboratories and more.
  • Recharge Véhicule Électrique inc. — RVE offers electric vehicle home charging solutions: unique technologies, specific expertise and free resources for all types of home.
Mike Fata Angel · Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Mike Fata is the Founder at Manitoba Harvest. He attended Institute for Integrative Nutrition.
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Investment focus
  • Food and Beverage, Organic Food, Snack Food
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series B
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Blume — Blends with benefits. Organic superfood powders for your mug, cup, bowl and baking sheet. We believe wellness should be fun and accessible. All of our colorful lattes are vegan, refined sugar-free and less than $1/serving.
  • Mid-Day Squares — Mid-Day Squares: Perfectly designed to stop your hunger or cravings in between meals. Each Square is packed with Clean Plant Protein, Real Chocolate & Superfoods.
  • Nuts For Cheese — Nuts For Cheese produces organic, 100% dairy free and plant-based cheese in six delicious flavors.
Desjardins Venture Capital VC Fund · Lévis, Quebec, Canada
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, Information Technology, Manufacturing
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • PreVu3D — Prevu3D brings all the context of a complex manufacturing site, accelerating design and improving efficiency and collaboration with all stakeholders.
  • Local Logic — Local Logic provides precise location insights that drive decisions for real estate professionals, developers, investors, and governments.
  • Picketa Systems — Picketa Systems equips agribusinesses with Analysis Stations to perform plant tissue analysis in seconds
Avrio Capital VC Fund · Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Avrio Capital is a venture capital and private equity investment firm specializing in commercialization to growth-stage companies with a focus on later-stage, early stage, mid venture, middle market, and emerging growth businesses. It also provides mezzanine financing. Avrio Capital prefers to invest in food technology, advanced agriculture,industrial bioproducts, and nutraceutical ingredients and innovative companies that provide solutions to global challenges in the areas of health, wellness and sustainability. It invests in companies based in Canada and North America. Avrio Capital seeks to invest between CAD $1 million $0.77 million to CAD $10 million $7.70 million, with significant capital reserved for subsequent financing rounds over the life of the portfolio company. It seeks to invest in companies with sales value between CAD $1 million $0.77 million and CAD $20 million $15.40 million. Avrio Capital prefers to take an active role in each investment it makes. It began operation in 2006, with its headquarters in Alberta in Canada and additional offices in Ontario and Quebec therein.
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Investment focus
  • Agriculture, Food and Beverage, Hospitality
  • Funding Round, Series B, Series C
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Hortau — Hortau provide to growers real time field and soil data to help them make decisions around irrigation and fertilizer applications.
  • SOL Cuisine — Contact us Question about our products? Want to tell us you love one of our recipe? Need to bring something to our attention? We're always delighted to hear from you. Select your optionWhere to buy our productsProduct Questions, Praise or SuggestionsProduct Issue or ComplaintInvestorsBusiness Partners & WholesaleMedia & EventsCoupon RequestsCareers InquiriesOther To report a product
  • Enterra Feed — Enterra is a Vancouver-based company commercializing a natural system that uses a common beneficial insect to rapidly recover nutrients from recycled food waste; sourced from grocery stores, markets, food distributors and food processors, to up-cycle the nutrients into sustainable feed ingredients for aquaculture, animal feed and pet food, as wellas a concentrated natural fertilizer product for use in agriculture.
Forage Capital Partners VC Fund · Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Forage Capital Partners is a growth equity fund for Ag & Food Business Solutions. Forage Capital is an investor in the agriculture and food industry, who invests in uncertain times to help Canadian companies grow profitably and compete on the world stage.
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Investment focus
  • Food and Beverage, Organic Food, Water
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Ostara — Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc. helps protect precious water resources by changing the way cites around the world manage nutrients in water streams
  • Vytelle — With Vytelle, cattle producers increase accuracy of feed intake and bodyweight measurement, improve certainty of genetic selection and accelerate progress.
  • Croptimistic Technology Inc — SWAT MAPS variable rate technology helps you understand the why of field variability and how to better manage it.
Fulmer and Company VC Fund · Canada, Kentucky, United States
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Investment focus
  • Organic Food, Food and Beverage
  • Seed
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Blume — Blends with benefits. Organic superfood powders for your mug, cup, bowl and baking sheet. We believe wellness should be fun and accessible. All of our colorful lattes are vegan, refined sugar-free and less than $1/serving.
Judy Brooks Angel
Advisor
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Investment focus
  • Organic Food, Food and Beverage
  • Seed
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Blume — Blends with benefits. Organic superfood powders for your mug, cup, bowl and baking sheet. We believe wellness should be fun and accessible. All of our colorful lattes are vegan, refined sugar-free and less than $1/serving.
Terry Tierney Angel
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Investment focus
  • Organic Food, Food Processing, Food and Beverage
  • Funding Round
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • SmartSweets — At SmartSweets, they're tackling one of the largest and most concerning problems hidden in their every day foods sugar. It's about kicking sugar but keeping candy and creating a movement based on smaller, smarter choices.
Dror Balshine Angel
Dror Balshine is the President at Sol Cuisine Inc. Dror Balshine attended The University of British Columbia.
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Investment focus
  • Organic Food, Food Processing, Food and Beverage
  • Funding Round
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Nuts For Cheese — Nuts For Cheese produces organic, 100% dairy free and plant-based cheese in six delicious flavors.
Chris Adams Angel · Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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Investment focus
  • B2B, Farming, Nutrition
  • Seed
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • FreshSpoke — Purchs is a Distribution as a Service (DaaS) platform with warehousing and delivery and sales support that flex with the needs of growing retail brands.
Scott Elaine Cas Angel
Scott Elaine Cas
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Investment focus
  • Organic Food, Food Processing, Food and Beverage
  • Funding Round
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • SmartSweets — At SmartSweets, they're tackling one of the largest and most concerning problems hidden in their every day foods sugar. It's about kicking sugar but keeping candy and creating a movement based on smaller, smarter choices.
Dux Capital VC Fund · Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Dux capital Invests in the new generation of Latinx heroes
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Artificial Intelligence, Financial Services
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • Mexico, United States, Spain
Portfolio highlights
  • Zubut — On-Demand B2B last mile delivery. Doing same day delivery for e-commerce, savings for restaurantes and last mile delivery for enterprises.
  • Bamba — We help large companies that want to help their affinity users to solve unforeseen events fast, by minimizing costs, through a smart digital agent embedded in any company’s interface
  • Innovare — Innovare is the edtech and data strategy app helping education leaders visualize, analyze, and use data to positively impact the communities they serve.
Jerin Mece Angel · Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Founder
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Investment focus
  • Organic Food, Food and Beverage
  • Seed
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Blume — Blends with benefits. Organic superfood powders for your mug, cup, bowl and baking sheet. We believe wellness should be fun and accessible. All of our colorful lattes are vegan, refined sugar-free and less than $1/serving.
Mohamed Hage Angel · Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Mohamed Hage is a young entrepreneur with a demonstrated track record of success and over 10 years of experience running software and real estate companies. He has a talent for inspiring passion in employees and an incredible knack for forging connections with experts from a diverse range of specialties. He conceived of Lufa Farms in the early2000s based on his childhood experiences with agriculture and fresh produce in a village just outside of Beirut.
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Investment focus
  • Agriculture, Hospitality, Organic Food
  • Funding Round
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Lufa Farms — Find out how to subscribe to weekly fully customizable local food baskets.
Furneaux Capital VC Fund · Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Furneaux Capitalis is a capital investing company in breakthrough markets and ideas.
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Investment focus
  • Events, Lead Generation, Information Technology
  • Funding Round, Series B
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • ScoreBig — Last minute sports, concert, and theater tickets. Interactive seat maps, secure checkout, and a 100% money back guarantee.
  • WhoKnows — WhoKnows is the first omni-channel lead gen platform driven by AI and specifically optimized for startups. We have a unique combination of data (over 370M AI-enriched profiles) and lead gen services (email marketing, paid ads, SEO, telemarketing, etc) that allows startups to experiment rapidly in order to build and scale their specific growthengine. The best part is that after an initial discovery period, our pricing is based on performance, so you only pay for the leads that are generated and can fix your acquisition costs.
  • Lufa Farms — Find out how to subscribe to weekly fully customizable local food baskets.
New Acres Capital VC Fund · Canada, Kentucky, United States
New Acres Capital is an investment company that supports companies that contribute for future food.
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Investment focus
  • Organic Food, Food Delivery, Food and Beverage
  • Funding Round
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • SOL Cuisine — Contact us Question about our products? Want to tell us you love one of our recipe? Need to bring something to our attention? We're always delighted to hear from you. Select your optionWhere to buy our productsProduct Questions, Praise or SuggestionsProduct Issue or ComplaintInvestorsBusiness Partners & WholesaleMedia & EventsCoupon RequestsCareers InquiriesOther To report a product
E-Fund VC Fund · Vancouver, Alberta, Canada
The E-Fund (VANTEC Entrepreneurs Fund VCC Inc.) was established in 2011 to invest in promising new ventures in British Columbia in a wide range of industry sectors. They are focused on co-investing with other angel investors and early-stage venture capital firms in seed-stage companies with high growth opportunities.The E-Fund involvesspecific investors in the investment due diligence process depending on their industry experience and knowledge and their particular technical expertise. It is their goal to become the ‘Go-to Braintrust’ for active and in-depth angel investing.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Medical Device, Software
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • Canada, China, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Frontly — Build AI-powered SaaS apps and custom internal tools in record time with no code.
  • Care2Talk — Care2Talk is a video call mobile app for senior citizens that is secure, fast, and easy to navigate with 7-day battery life.
  • VoxCell BioInnovation — Creating an extraordinary line of solutions for the drug development industry and the field of Oncology research.
WUTIF VC Fund · Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
WUTIF Capital (VCC) Inc. is a novel angel fund that co-invests with angel investors in promising new technology ventures in British Columbia. WUTIF was formed in mid-2003 and made its first investments in late 2004.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Medical Device
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Care2Talk — Care2Talk is a video call mobile app for senior citizens that is secure, fast, and easy to navigate with 7-day battery life.
  • Inverted AI — Inverted AI, a spinout from UBC, is building a proprietary software system that predicts human driving behavior and is using it to build bots imitating human drivers for simulators where self-driving cars are trained. Its core technology utilizes probabilistic programming and provides a crucial ingredient needed to make self-driving cars'level 4' and above a reality.
  • VoxCell BioInnovation — Creating an extraordinary line of solutions for the drug development industry and the field of Oncology research.
Ontario Centres of Excellence VC Fund · Toronto, Ontario, Canada · 3 investments in the past 12 months
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, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Seed, Grant, Pre-Seed
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Uride — Welcome to Uride - your reliable and affordable ridesharing service with a community-focus. Enjoy the ease of quick pickups, lower fares, and a user-friendly app designed to make your travels smoother. Start riding today!
  • FluidAI Medical — Real-Time Monitoring for Anastomotic Leaks with Origin, by FluidAI. Early data shows FluidAI's Origin can detect leaks an average of 1.6 days earlier.
  • Novel Biotechnology — Novel Biotechnology is building high-throughput bacterial platforms for the biotech industry, with a focus on plasmid DNA manufacturing.
Government Of Quebec VC Fund · Quebec, Quebec, Canada · 2 investments in the past 12 months
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Industrial Manufacturing, Mining
  • Seed, Grant, Funding Round
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Triple Hair — Triple Hair is a clinical-stage Canadian biotechnology company specialized in the development of innovative treatments for alopecia. Prevent hair loss and boost hair growth.
  • Deep Sky — Deep Sky is building infrastructure to scale CO2 removal. Deep Sky will remove millions of tons of CO2 from the atmosphere and permanently store it underground, back where it belongs. A new benchmark for Scope 3 Emissions: durable, scalable, and inherently measurable and verifiable.
  • Cycle Momentum — Cycle Momentum is a specialized and personalized accelerator dedicated to the cleantech startups. Founded by Cycle Capital, the accelerator works with entrepreneurs that develop and commercialize clean technologies to help build globally competitive companies. Cycle Momentum offers entrepreneurs a specialized and personalized program of trainingworkshops, networking sessions, experienced mentors and gives access to the investors to some of the most promising Canadian cleantech ventures.
Andrew Ferrier Angel
Andrew has held a number of director and executive positions for large multinationals and has 30 years of experience in international business. He has a strong background in growing businesses including 17 years as a CEO.From 2003 to 2011, Andrew was CEO of Fonterra Co-Operative Group, New Zealand's largest company. Prior to Fonterra,Andrew served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and director of GSW of Toronto, a manufacturer of consumer durable products and, prior to GSW, Andrew was President and CEO of Tate & Lyle North America Sugars of New York and President of Redpath Sugars in Toronto.Andrew currently runs his own investment company, Canz Capital, is Chairman of the New Zealand Government's economic development agency New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, sits on the Council of the University of Auckland and, in addition to Orion Health, sits on the boards of Bunge Ltd. in New York and Lufa Farms Inc. in Montreal, as well as other advisory and charitable boards.Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick and a Master of Business Administration from Concordia University.
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Investment focus
  • Agriculture, Hospitality, Organic Food
  • Funding Round
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Lufa Farms — Find out how to subscribe to weekly fully customizable local food baskets.
Whitecap Venture Partners VC Fund · Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Whitecap Venture Partners is a Canadian-based Venture Capital fund investing in early stage technology companies. Whitecap is headquartered in Toronto and invests across Canada and the Northeastern US. Since Whitecap’s inception the early 1990s, Whitecap recognises the power of real collaboration between entrepreneurs and investors. This rapportenables them to provide significant value to companies along with strong returns across investment cycles.Whitecap specialises in Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) and Medical Technologies. Whitecap is continually searching for upcoming ventures to support as the next generation of exceptional enterprises.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Software, Enterprise Software
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Altrio — Altrio is bringing real estate capital markets online
  • 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.
  • InvestNext — Create sharable offering pages, collect digital signatures, and pay your investors automatically.
Kubo Group VC Fund · Netherlands, Missouri, United States
With nearly 80 years of experience, the KUBO Group provides innovative solutions for investors and growers around the world. You will find our solutions in the countryside and in the desert. In the tundra and in the middle of the city.
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Investment focus
  • Agriculture, Hospitality, Organic Food
  • Funding Round
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Lufa Farms — Find out how to subscribe to weekly fully customizable local food baskets.
Government of Canada VC Fund · Gatineau, Quebec, Canada · 3 investments in the past 12 months
The Government of Canada is making it easier for Canadians to find and access government information and services online through its central website, Canada.ca. The website is the single entry point for all government information and services available online and is accessible using any device with an Internet connection, including tablets ormobile phones. Its portal shows how government works, its priorities, laws, finances, transparency, digital government, and policies.
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Investment focus
  • Manufacturing, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Grant, Debt Financing, Funding Round
  • Canada, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Tech Spark AI — Tech Spark is Canada's first edtech company committed to culturally relevant and equitable tech education for Black and students of colour, girls, and teachers.
  • FluidAI Medical — Real-Time Monitoring for Anastomotic Leaks with Origin, by FluidAI. Early data shows FluidAI's Origin can detect leaks an average of 1.6 days earlier.
  • London Children's Museum — Offering family-friendly entertainment and activities, the London Children's Museum, located in Southwestern Ontario, encourages children to explore history, heritage, and science through art, play, and creativity.
Eric Patel Angel
Eric Patel was first elected to the Ritchie Bros. Board in 2004. Mr. Patel has extensive business and financial experience, most recently as CFO of Pembrook Mining Corp. (formerly Paget Resources Corporation), a private mining company that he left in 2010. Prior to that Mr. Patel acted as the CFO of CrystalDecisions, Inc., a privately heldsoftware company. Mr. Patel joined Crystal Decisions in 1999 after holding executive level positions, including that of CFO, with University Games, Inc., a privately held manufacturer of educational toys and games. Before 1997, Mr. Patel worked for Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream as Director of Strategy, for Marakon Associates strategy consultants and for Chemical Bank. Mr. Patel sits on the Advisory Board of ACL Services Ltd, the board of Daiya Foods Inc. and is treasurer of B.C. Social Ventures Partners, a not for profit-organization. Mr. Patel holds an MBA degree. Mr. Patel is currently a member of the Audit Committee and is Chair of the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee.
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Investment focus
  • Food and Beverage, Food Processing, Manufacturing
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • TMRW Foods — TMRW Foods is a Canadian producer of plant-based proteins, producing out of their wholly owned HACCP certified facility in British Columbia, Canada. TMRW products can be found in retailers across Canada, and a local delivery platform is available for Lower Mainland Vancouver. TMRW has tripled their distribution points from the end 2020 to Q2 2021.
  • Apothékary — Apothékary is a global plant-based farmacy that offers clean alternatives to over the counter synthetic supplements & beauty products.
  • Eclipse Foods — Eclipse Foods is the sweet tooth for all food lovers of plant-based, vegan ice cream. We offer delicious, cruelty-free vegan ice cream. Learn more today!
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, Information Technology, Manufacturing
  • Funding Round, Debt Financing, Seed
  • Canada, Argentina, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Royal Helium — Royal Helium Ltd. is publicly traded on the TSX Venture exchange under the symbol RHC.
  • Vive Crop Protection — Vive makes effective and sustainable pesticides for organic and non-organic production. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
  • Northstar Clean Technologies — Northstar Clean Technologies Inc. is a Vancouver-based clean technology and recycling company focused on the recovery of components from asphalt shingles.
John Flanagan Angel · Toronto, Ontario, Canada
John Flanagan
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Portfolio highlights
  • SOL Cuisine — Contact us Question about our products? Want to tell us you love one of our recipe? Need to bring something to our attention? We're always delighted to hear from you. Select your optionWhere to buy our productsProduct Questions, Praise or SuggestionsProduct Issue or ComplaintInvestorsBusiness Partners & WholesaleMedia & EventsCoupon RequestsCareers InquiriesOther To report a product
Natural Products Canada VC Fund · Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Natural Products Canada provides insight, introduction, and investment to help entrepreneurs, corporations, and investors leverage the growing demand for naturally-derived products. It connects industry, investors, researchers, and others to help innovative natural products reach their full potential in the market. The company works with smallcompanies, large and multinational corporations, research institutions, investors, innovation and economic development agencies, and business, and commercialization experts such as IP, marketing, and regulatory consultants. Collaborating with these many stakeholders, the company evaluates products and technologies, helps companies overcome commercialization hurdles, and invest in the opportunities that show the most promise.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Manufacturing, Food and Beverage
  • Seed, Grant, Series A
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Dispersa — Harnessing the power of microbe-derived natural solutions to decarbonize the chemicals industry.
  • Infusd Nutrition — Infusd Nutrition produces water-soluble nutrients, vitamins A, D, E, and K, as well as Omega-3 fatty acids.
  • Impactful Health R&D — Impactful Health R&D is a developer of compostable active packaging materials designed to prolong the shelf life of fresh foods, starting with fresh fish as an entry market. The company's active packaging materials are made of naturally-derived resources and helps in preserving the texture of a fish by maintaining its water content andtargeting bacteria, enabling fish processing companies to reduce wastage of fish.
EDC Capital VC Fund
An investing firm.
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Investment focus
  • Marketing, Ad Exchange, Advertising
  • Funding Round, Series C
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Sharethrough — Sharethrough is an omnichannel supply side platform underpinned by advanced RTB tech & enhanced ad experiences. We bring human-centric technology to programmatic advertising.
  • SOL Cuisine — Contact us Question about our products? Want to tell us you love one of our recipe? Need to bring something to our attention? We're always delighted to hear from you. Select your optionWhere to buy our productsProduct Questions, Praise or SuggestionsProduct Issue or ComplaintInvestorsBusiness Partners & WholesaleMedia & EventsCoupon RequestsCareers InquiriesOther To report a product
  • Composites Vci — Composites Vci is a transportation environmental consulting company located in Saint-lin-laurentides.
Business Development Bank of Canada VC Fund · Montréal, Quebec, Canada · 12 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, Information Technology, Manufacturing
  • Funding Round, Series A, Seed
  • Canada, United States, Argentina
Portfolio highlights
  • Flojoy — Flojoy is the leading open-source platform for AI-enhanced test, measurement, and control and the leading Python-based alternative to LabVIEW. Download Flojoy Studio today to connect to over 700 supported benchtop instruments, sensors, motors, cameras, DAQ boards, and DMMs.
  • FlipGive — Free tools to simplify team money management and lower team fees. Earn cashback, balance the budget, accept fee payments, get a team spend card, and more.
  • Northstar Clean Technologies — Northstar Clean Technologies Inc. is a Vancouver-based clean technology and recycling company focused on the recovery of components from asphalt shingles.
Ethan Song Angel · Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Ethan Song has lived and worked around the world, with major stints in Shanghai, Paris and Vancouver. His independent travels and his background in theatre and engineering inspired him to merge art with science and technology, and ultimately, to co-found Frank & Oak. As the company’s CEO, Ethan oversees product design and development and thecustomer shopping experience.
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Investment focus
  • Legal Tech, Organic Food, Machine Learning
  • Seed
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Blume — Blends with benefits. Organic superfood powders for your mug, cup, bowl and baking sheet. We believe wellness should be fun and accessible. All of our colorful lattes are vegan, refined sugar-free and less than $1/serving.
  • Haloo — Protect your brand from day one. We help small businesses like yours run affordable legal searches and prepare for trademark registration.
  • Practice — Sell your expertise online, and manage your business, all in one place.
Greenangel Energy VC Fund · Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
A Technology Investment Fund
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Investment focus
  • iOS, Apps, SaaS
  • Series A, Seed
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Mojio — Mojio designs, develops and delivers connected car solutions that transform data into scalable services for our partners and their customers.
  • Mazza Innovation — From the ingredients we produce to how we give back to the planet, we reflect health in everything we do. Simplicity is key to our method; water & plants.
  • Light-Based Technologies — Light-Based Technology delivers disruptive linear technologies for the control of solid state lighting products. Their solutions are easy to implement and very efficient. They can help you reduce the strain on natural resources from the materials required to manufacture your products while adding beneficial features.
Fonds de solidarité FTQ VC Fund · Montréal, Quebec, Canada · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Fonds de solidarité FTQ is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in investments in start-ups, early venture, mergers, business acquisitions, management buyouts, market development project or a buyout, financing for new programs, organic growth and cash flow, growth and expansion financings, development capital, business succession,financial restructuring, business transition financing, family and non-family buyout, consolidations, turnaround, and leveraged management buyouts. It also invests in new markets, product and business line developments, market diversification, interim financings, new product marketing, additional working capital, purchase of tangible and intangible assets, equipment modernization, equipment purchases or upgrades, and integrator projects. The firm has regional funds that do not invest in retail, real estate, farming, biotechnology, and financial services. Fonds de solidarité FTQ invests in small and medium-sized businesses. It typically invests in export projects, forest products, productivity improvement, natural resources, aerospace, agri-food, wood, pulp and paper, chemicals, construction and construction materials, printing, transportation equipment and automobiles, transportation services, furniture and fixtures, combinatorial chemistry and other lead generating technologies, mining and exploration, social economy, textiles, plastics, life sciences, business services, telecommunications, distribution and consumer goods, environment, equipment and machinery, financial services, information and communication technology, metal products, recreational tourism, and culture sectors. Within the culture sector, Fonds de solidarité FTQ seeks to invest in pre-production and creative projects, production projects, infrastructures and services, post-production projects, distribution, and broadcasting and multiplatform broadcasting. Within the environment sector, it invests in waste management and energy conversion for residual waste; air treatment and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions; processes to reduce industrial energy and water consumption; water treatment; and soil rehabilitation and decontamination (metals and organic compounds). Within the life sciences sector, Fonds de solidarité FTQ focuses on services for the biopharmaceutical industry; nutraceuticals and cosmeceuticals; diagnostics and medical supplies and equipment; biopharmaceuticals and generic drugs; biotechnology, and animal health. Within the tourism sector, it focuses on urban tourism, nature tourism, resort type tourism, and local tourism for Quebecers, and in the textiles sector it invests in companies engaged in development and production of specialty textiles as well as development of industrial applications for the construction, transportation, health and safety, and work apparel industries. Fonds de solidarité FTQ prefers to invest in Quebec and in companies impacting the Québec economy. It focuses on investing in the following regions- Abitibi –Témiscamingue, Bas Saint Laurent, Chaudière-Appalaches, Côte-Nord, Estrie, Gaspésie Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Lanaudière, Laurentides, Laval, Mauricie - Centre-du-Québec, Montérégie, Nord-du-Québec, Outaouais, and Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean. Fonds de solidarité FTQ seeks to invest in projects of $3 million or more and also provides loans of up to $ 2 million. It invests in companies in business succession sector having minimum capitalization of $500,000 and EBITDA of over $35.5 million in case of majority interest; equipment and machinery sector with average investment in excess of $3 million; environment sector with funding needs of more than $500000; financial services sector having net assets between $20 million and $50 million in equity; metal products sector having annual sales of over $5 million and financing needs of at least $2 million; and printing sector having investment needs of over $1 million. In the information technology sector, Fonds de solidarité FTQ seeks to invest $2 million as initial investments while total investments can be more than $10 million. It invests in the form of equity financing (common or preferred shares) and unsecured debt requiring no collateral (debenture). Fonds de solidarité FTQ can take both a minority interest including an equity stake of up to 49 percent as well a majority interest in its portfolio companies in case of business succession financing. It seeks a minority stake for the portfolio companies in the equipment and machinery sector. It typically holds its investments for a period of five to ten years in case of equity financing and for more than ten years in case of business succession financing. Fonds de solidarité FTQ began operation on June 23, 1983. It has its headquarters in Montreal in Canada with additional offices in the same city and Quebec in the same country.
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Investment focus
  • Manufacturing, Biotechnology, Software
  • Funding Round, Series A, Series B
  • Canada, United States, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • Pultrall — Pultrall is a solid company that has been involved in its community. Pultrusion is a manufacturing process that is at the center of Pultrall. They provide the efficiency and adaptive manufacturing team delivering of corrosion-resistant composite reinforcement for concrete infrastructure at the best price.
  • Ability biologics — Ability develops innovative, targeted, immune modulating biotherapeutics to address unmet medical needs in patients with cancer and autoimmune diseases.
  • SMT HAUTES TECHNOLOGIES — SMT HAUTES TECHNOLOGIES provides circuit electronics assembly manufacturing services.
Lauren Rathmell Angel
Rathmell, a trained biochemist, started working with Lufa Farms as a researcher at McGill’s MacDonald campus. She played a large role in the development of the plant science and growing science that Lufa eventually implemented, including the NFT and drip irrigation systems, the use of biological pest controls, the microclimate and crop rotationsystems, and the selection of crop varieties. Rathmell currently supervises all greenhouse operations as well as research and development
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Investment focus
  • Agriculture, Hospitality, Organic Food
  • Funding Round
  • Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Lufa Farms — Find out how to subscribe to weekly fully customizable local food baskets.
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency VC Fund · Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada · 5 investments in the past 12 months
The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency works to create opportunities for economic growth in Atlantic Canada by helping businesses become more competitive, innovative and productive, by working with diverse communities to develop and diversify local economies, and by championing the strengths of Atlantic Canada. Together, with Atlantic Canadians,we are building a stronger economy.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Debt Financing, Grant, Seed
  • Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Dispersa — Harnessing the power of microbe-derived natural solutions to decarbonize the chemicals industry.
  • ReelData AI — ReelData AI provides artificially intelligent monitoring for finned fish aquaculture. It delivers weight distributions, feeding analysis, health analysis, and growth analysis
  • Dartmouth Ocean Technologies — Dartmouth Ocean Technologies is a sensor platform-based company offering sensor platforms for use in the oceans. It manufactures towed platforms, vertically profiling platforms, moored platforms, and a variety of lab-on-chip sensors.
Renewal Funds VC Fund · Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Renewal Funds is a mission venture capital firm. We add value for entrepreneurs through capital, networks, and expertise. We aim for above market returns for our partners while catalyzing social and environmental change.Building upon our experience investing in successful high-impact businesses, Renewal Funds focuses on underfunded sectorsof organic food and environmental innovation; sectors critical to a sustainable economy where we can support meaningful shifts in consumer behaviour. Renewal Funds supports passionate, experienced, change-agent entrepreneurs, whose business we can help grow with our capital, networks and expertise.For updates, please visit us online at renewalfunds.com
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Investment focus
  • Food and Beverage, Organic Food, Manufacturing
  • Series A, Funding Round, Series B
  • United States, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • HOLOS — The Super Breakfast built for your active lifestyle. Organic, plant-based & gluten free with 20g protein, 12g fibre, 13 vitamins & minerals and even more. Free shipping across Canada.
  • SHARE Mobility — Empowering tools and services to easily manage, understand, and optimize transportation programs for employees and municipalities.
  • Fresh Prep Foods — Get a high-quality, sustainable, and fresh ingredient meal kit conveniently delivered to 20 communities across BC and Alberta.
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