Extreme Venture Partners

EVP is an early-stage technology venture capital firm focused on pre-seed & seed startups in the Toronto-Waterloo corridor. With three funds under management, EVP has achieved superior investment returns while helping launch and grow more than 100 companies and over 3,000 well-paying technology jobs in Canada.

EVP seeks out companies with creative intelligence with capital efficient models and large addressable market opportunities. Successful companies in our portfolio not only dominate the Canadian market, but expand globally to become multinational entities. We encourage all our founders to think big right from the beginning.

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Brightspark Ventures

Brightspark is one of Canada’s top-performing venture capital firms, actively investing in exceptional entrepreneurs since 1999. We provide growth capital and expertise to market-transforming Canadian tech companies in seed to growth stages. We are one of the only VC firms in Canada to provide access for individual accredited investors to invest in the VC asset class alongside us. If you fit the criteria of an accredited investor, you can access investment opportunities on our online platform, and get notified when new investments are available.

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Relay Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm that invests in passionate entrepreneurs disrupting and creating new markets through mobile technologies. Unlike other funds, Relay exclusively focuses on software for mobile devices and the connected Internet, creating an unparalleled set of networks and resources that tangibly help founders build world-class companies. With offices in Menlo Park and Toronto, the firm is active throughout North America.

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Celtic House Venture Partners

Celtic House Venture Partners is an independent Canadian investment firm. Since 1994, Celtic House has been one of Canada’s most active investors in technology and innovation.

Celtic House has collaborated with management teams and repeat entrepreneurs to develop technology companies from the inception phase through to exit, generating 25 initial public offerings and successful acquisitions. From offices in Toronto and Ottawa, Celtic House manages in excess of $425 million across three funds.

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inovia Capital

inovia capital is a venture firm that partners with audacious founders to build enduring global technology companies. We seek to transform venture capital by perfecting the craft of investing in people first.

We roll up our sleeves to serve founders with dedicated, long-term mentorship, a global talent network and strategic support for global scale.

Together, we rewrite the rules of old industries, push technology frontiers and pursue bold visions of a better future. 

inovia capital manages over US $1B across early and growth stage funds, and holds offices in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, San Francisco and London.

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Lumira Ventures

Lumira invests in companies developing innovative biotherapeutics, medical technologies and consumer health solutions. We are proud to have partnered with so many successful companies and management teams that have brought dozens of new products to patients, and by so doing have helped us generate industry-leading financial returns for our investors.

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Pangaea Ventures - Advanced Materials Venture Capital

Pangaea’s mission is to deliver returns to our investors by investing in entrepreneurs that use advanced materials to make our world better.

Pangaea aims to make the world a better place by investing in highly innovative entrepreneurs, operating lean, capital-efficient businesses enabled by breakthroughs in advanced materials. We are focused on maximizing the value we deliver to our partners, investors, and portfolio companies, while maintaining the highest standard of integrity.

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Rho Canada Ventures

Rho Canada Ventures is a division of Rho Capital Partners focusing on early-stage investing in Canada’s most innovative technology companies.

Rho Canada Ventures' portfolio companies are a diverse group of investments that span new media, mobile applications, wireless infrastructure, semiconductors & materials, and software (including SaaS).

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Summerhill Venture Partners

Summerhill Venture Partners is an early stage venture capital firm focused on select areas within the wireless, digital media, and information technology sectors.

We are currently managing a US$175 million fund from our offices in Boston and Toronto.

Our management team has a successful track record dating back to 1993 of investing in and helping our entrepreneurs turn innovative ideas into world class companies.

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Backing the next generation of entrepreneurs leveraging powerful network effects.

With investments in over 50 companies and ten years of experience we help you create remarkable, long-term impact.

To understand us as investors, it’s important to know the core beliefs and values that guide us. Our core beliefs guide our investments and we actively share our learnings and viewpoints to help today’s innovators make a difference.

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A leading venture capital and private equity fund manager with over half a billion in assets under management. Founded 30 years ago, Westcap has an uncompromising vision to build long-term value for investors in a broad range of investment funds. Our comprehensive approach to fund management aligns identified capital sources with specific investment opportunities to create unique and highly successful niche investment funds.

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Yaletown Partners

Yaletown invests in emerging-growth technology companies in Canada that enhance sustainability and productivity for industrial and enterprise customers.

Yaletown is a leading investor in companies that enable the application of data and technologies to digitally transform traditional industries, create operational efficiency and reduce the impact of climate change.

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Real Ventures

Real is a leading source of capital for game-changing entrepreneurs and a driving force behind emerging tech ecosystems. Real has invested in over 200 companies, grown a network of 1000+ founders, raised over $300M across 5 early-stage funds, witnessed Canada’s transformation into the home of multiple top-20 global tech hubs, and seen the Valley’s best VCs jumping on flights from SF & NY to Canada to back industry-defining companies.

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Front Row Ventures

Front Row Ventures is the first Canadian venture capital fund entirely managed by and for students that invests solely in student-led startups.

Most student entrepreneurs still lack access to capital. We're closing that gap by backing student founders with an early investment of $25,000, through a SAFE—the most founder-friendly terms that exist in Canada, and a portfolio of resources and world-class mentors.

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Global Skills Strategy

Canada’s Global Skills Strategy makes it easier for Canadian businesses to attract the talent they need to succeed in the global marketplace.

Whether recruiting professionals from around the world to train Canadian workers, or working with employers planning job-creating investments in Canada, the Global Skills Strategy provides businesses in Canada with a faster way to bring in global talent in order to scale-up and grow—creating better jobs for more Canadians.

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Canada 150 Research Chairs

The Canada 150 Research Chairs Program, announced in Budget 2017, invests $117.6 million to enhance Canada's reputation as a global centre for science, research and innovation excellence, in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. It provides Canadian institutions with a one-time investment to attract top-tier, internationally based scholars and researchers to Canada. The non-renewable chairs are tenable for seven years at two values: $350,000 per year and $1 million per year.

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