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BDC Capital

BDC Capital is a subsidiary of the Business Development Bank of Canada investing in technology companies by Canadian entrepreneurs.

BDC Capital is the venture capital subsidiary of Bank of Canada and has been in operations since 1975. The firm is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. As of October 2019, it is managing a portfolio of 134 companies and has sold off its stakes in 69 companies. BDC Capital offers funding for companies from the early to growth stage, operating in the information technology, energy, cleantech, and healthcare sector.

Timeline

June 8, 2021
BDC Capital launches new $300 million Growth Venture Co-Investment Fund

This week, alongside Black Innovation Capital, BDC Capital co-launched the Black Innovation fund, securing an initial close of $6.4 million.

May 17, 2021
BDC Capital launches another $250,000,000 CAD growth equity fund to help mid-market Canadian companies scale.

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Robert Simon

Senior Managing Partner

Ron Warburton

Managing Partner

Steven Abrams

Partner

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Josh Scott
July 9, 2021
BetaKit
Six Canadian tech startups recently secured funding, including Enedym, Side Door, Empower, FREDsense, Konfidis, and 3D Planeta. Here's the latest.
Josh Scott
June 25, 2021
BetaKit
Kitchener-Waterloo's Tulip, which offers cloud-based omnichannel mobile solutions for retail stores, has secured around $34.4 million CAD in Series C financing.
Tulip
June 24, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ - Tulip, a leader in cloud-based retail mobile solutions, announced today that it secured 28M USD in Series C funding to aid plans for future...
Josh Scott
June 8, 2021
BetaKit
BDC Capital has launched a new $300 million CAD growth-stage venture fund as part of its "expanded strategy" to scale Canadian firms during their later stages of growth.
Smart Skin Technologies
June 3, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Smart Skin Technologies Inc., a global leader in IIoT productivity solutions, raised $10.7 million CAD to accelerate the company's growth in...
Josh Scott
May 17, 2021
BetaKit
BDC Capital has announced it is launching another $250 million CAD growth equity fund to help mid-market Canadian companies scale.
Isabelle Kirkwood
May 10, 2021
BetaKit
Montréal-based venture capital firm CTI Life Sciences Fund has raised $100 million CAD in the first close of its third venture fund. The fund's...
Josh Scott
May 5, 2021
BetaKit
BDC Capital has announced the creation of a new $200 million CAD fund designed to invest in and support early-stage Canadian deep tech companies.
Thentia Corporation
May 5, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Thentia, ein weltweit führender Anbieter von GovTech Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), gab heute bekannt, dass das Unternehmen eine...
Thentia Corporation
May 5, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Thentia, Thentia, leader mondial dans le domaine des logiciels en tant que service (SaaS) pour le secteur des technologies gouvernementales...
Josh Scott
May 4, 2021
BetaKit
Toronto-based government software startup Thentia has closed a $10 million CAD Series B round led by New York growth equity firm Spring Mountain Capital.
Thentia Corporation
May 4, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Thentia, un líder mundial en GovTech Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), anunció hoy que ha cerrado una inversión Serie B de 10 millones de dólares...
Thentia Corporation
May 4, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ - Thentia, a global leader in GovTech Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), announced today it has closed a $10 million Series B investment led by New...
Josh Scott
February 5, 2021
BetaKit
15 women-led Canadian companies have been selected to participate in the third iteration of Global Affairs Canada and BDC Capital's Women in Tech accelerator.
e-Zinc
January 18, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ - e-Zinc, a Toronto-based energy storage innovator, announced today it has raised $2.3 million in a closed round led by BDC Capital's Cleantech...
Scott McLean
January 14, 2021
BetaKit
Two Canadian startups, including Tokens.com and e-Zinc, have recently announced fresh funding rounds to fuel their growth.
R-Hauz Solutions Inc.
November 10, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ - R-Hauz Solutions, a real estate product start-up, announces that it has closed a C$4.5M Seed round with participation from BDC Capital, R-LABS,...
The Canadian Press
July 16, 2020
CTVNews
The Business Development Bank of Canada is pledging $160 million for companies that are rich in intellectual property, but often struggle to access capital.
Isabelle Kirkwood
June 30, 2020
BetaKit
Toronto-based ThinkData Works, which has developed a centralized data management platform, has raised an $8 million CAD Series A round of financing.
Meagan Simpson
May 14, 2020
BetaKit
Five Atlantic Canada-based tech startups have been selected to receive $25,000 each as part of the Volta Cohort pitch competition held on Wednesday night.
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