Bank of Montreal (BMO)

Investor type Investment Bank
Founders Horatio Gates John Richardson


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Total investments 50
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 42
Rounds per year 0.24
Lead investments 14
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 19
Key employees 6
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Manufacturing

Bank of Montreal (BMO) is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1817. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Toronto. The company was established in North America in Canada.

We also calculated 6 valuable employees in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Bank of Montreal (BMO), startups are often financed by Spark Capital, TechOperators, Scout Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Royal Bank of Canada, Business Development Bank of Canada, Wells Fargo Capital Finance. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Telecom Partners, Stolberg Equity Partners, Spire Capital.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The common things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. When the investment is from Bank of Montreal (BMO) the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 4 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This Bank of Montreal (BMO) works on 14 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight CDI, CDI, Sunens. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Business Development, Information Technology. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Canada. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 3 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 11-15 years to receive the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Next Edge Capital

Debt Collections
Impact Investing
$50M28 Apr 2022 Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Online Games
PC Games
$33M18 Apr 2022 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

$30M16 Mar 2022 -

Gold Royalty Corp

$25M24 Jan 2022 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


E-Commerce Platforms
$125M12 Jan 2022 South San Francisco, California, United States

Flexiti Financial

Financial Services
Service Industry
$418M10 Dec 2021 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Vision Critical

Business Intelligence
$3M30 Nov 2021 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Pipestone Energy

Oil and Gas
$280M29 Oct 2021 Calgary, Canada

Goldmining Inc

$20M21 Oct 2021 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Trove Raises $77.5M in Series D Funding

– Trove is a Brisbane CA-based branded recommerce company.
– Company raised $77.5M in Series D funding.
– The round was led by G2 Venture Partners with participation from Bank of Montreal, Capital One Ventures, Commerce Ventures and Wellington Management.
– The new investment will be used to expand its roster of brand partners, strengthen its technology and logistics infrastructure, enter the luxury vertical, and service a new customer audience in Europe.


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