BDC Capital

Founded 1944

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Total investments 143
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$9M
Portfolio companies 125
Rounds per year 1.86
Lead investments 31
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.13
Exits 15
Key employees 1

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Manufacturing
  • SaaS
Summary

The company was established in North America in Canada. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Montru00e9al.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Artificial Intelligence, Robotics. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Canada. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Verafin, Repare Therapeutics, Hortau Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund.

This BDC Capital works on 16 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The typical startup value when the investment from BDC Capital is 50-100 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 45 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2016.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the BDC Capital, startups are often financed by BDC Venture Capital, MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund, Vanedge Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Desjardins Venture Capital, Real Ventures, Fonds de solidaritu00e9 FTQ. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Wells Fargo Capital Finance, Scotiabank, SVB Financial Group.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Terranova Security

Cyber Security
Event Management
Information Technology
Training
$7M15 Oct 2021 Laval, Quebec, Canada

Grüvi

Food and Beverage
$2M29 Sep 2021 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

AON3D

3D Printing
Advanced Materials
Manufacturing
$11M02 Sep 2021 Montreal, Quebec, Canada

MSP Corp

Cloud Computing
Cloud Infrastructure
Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Information Technology
IT Management
Software
$7M01 Sep 2021 Guelph, Ontario, Canada

NuChem Sciences

Biotechnology
Medical
Pharmaceutical
$37M19 Aug 2021 Quebec, Quebec, Canada

E-SMART Control

Information Technology
Management Consulting
Software
Transportation
$4M15 Aug 2021 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Hydrostor

Energy
Energy Storage
Oil and Gas
$10M04 Aug 2021 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Spark CRM

CRM
Marketing
Real Estate
Software
$4M28 Jul 2021 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Novamera

Mining
Mining Technology
$5M27 Jul 2021 Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
News
AON3D Secures $11.5M & Manufactures First 3D Printed Parts for the Moon

– AON3D announced their $11.5M Series A funding and a partnership with Astrobotic for their historic Peregrine Moon Lander (PM1) mission.
– This brings the company’s total funding to $14.2M.
SineWave Ventures led the round with participation from AlleyCorp, Y Combinator Continuity, BDC Capital, EDC, Panache Ventures, MANA Ventures, top social-media influencers Josh Richards & Griffin Johnson, and leading Silicon Valley angels.
– The funding will be used to invest in 3D printing R&D, continue onboarding talent to support a growing enterprise, and provide clients with best-in-class support to achieve their 3D printing needs.

#paid Raises $15 Million in Series B Funding to Expand Creator Marketing Platform

– #paid is a creator marketing platform that helps brands and creators collaborate to create authentic content.
– The company has raised $4m in funding.
Sands Capital, a long-term investor in leading innovative businesses globally, led the round with a $9 million investment.
Ascential (who own Cannes Lions), Vanedge, and BDC Capital participated in this round and eCommerce experts Arati Sharma, Web Smith, and Nik Sharma. Notable content creators and celebrities have also joined as new investors, including Murda Beatz, Jasmine Lorimer, Ryan Millier, Alen Palander.
– This funding will be used to continue developing its platform offering and market expansion to new digital channels.

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