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500 Startups Canada

Investor type Accelerator


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Total investments 37
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 34
Rounds per year 6.17
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 7
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Messaging
  • Big Data

500 Startups Canada appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2016. The company was established in North America in Canada. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Toronto.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the 500 Startups Canada, startups are often financed by Real Ventures, Creative Destruction Lab, Techstars. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are 500 Startups, Real Ventures, iNovia Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Real Ventures, Incite Ventures, Gradient Ventures.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Motorleaf, InnerSpace, We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Software, Hardware. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Canada. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The important activity for fund was in 2017. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 10 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Industrial Automation
Machine Learning
$2M16 May 2018 Quebec


Artificial Intelligence
Life Science
Machine Learning
$8M02 May 2018 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Artificial Intelligence
01 Jan 2018 Canada, Ontario


Financial Services
$2M05 Sep 2017 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Artificial Intelligence
Life Science
Machine Learning
$1M10 Jul 2017 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Artificial Intelligence
Industrial Automation
Internet of Things
Machine Learning
Smart Home
Software Engineering
Speech Recognition
$1M29 Jun 2017 Montreal, Quebec

Local Logic

Big Data
Commercial Real Estate
Information Services
Information Technology
Predictive Analytics
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
$954K13 Jun 2017 Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Health Care
Mobile Apps
25 May 2017 Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada


Subscription Service
11 May 2017 Costa Mesa, California, United States


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