StandUp Ventures

StandUp Ventures

StandUp Ventures is a Toronto-based venture capital firm investing seed stage capital in women founded startups.

Standup Ventures is a venture capital firm headquartered in Toronto, Canada. It was started in 2017 by MaRS IAF executive Michelle McBane. The fund is managed by MaRS IAF. It makes seed stage capital investments in Canadian technology companies with at least one female founder. It has invested in the SaaS, food technology, artificial intelligence, and medial device sectors.

The fund was launched in 2017 with a $5 million fund provided by an investment BDC's Women in Tech Fund. In 2019, it was reported that the fund had raised an additional $13 million for further investing.

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Meagan Simpson
March 5, 2020
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StandUp Ventures, the firm investing in women-led companies, has held the final close for its initial fund, bringing in around $3.5 million in new capital.

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