BDC Venture Capital

Founded 1975
Founders David Carman

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Total investments 451
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$9M
Portfolio companies 266
Rounds per year 6.39
Lead investments 52
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.34
Exits 96
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • AgTech
  • Angel Investment
  • CleanTech
  • Financial Services
  • Venture Capital
Summary

In 1975 was created BDC Venture Capital, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Montru00e9al. The venture was found in North America in Canada.

The fund was created by David Carman. The overall number of key employees were 19.

When the investment is from BDC Venture Capital the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this BDC Venture Capital performs on 10 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2009.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the BDC Venture Capital, startups are often financed by HIGHLINEvc, MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund, Export Development Canada. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are iNovia Capital, Fonds de solidaritu00e9 FTQ, Desjardins Venture Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Ventures West, iNovia Capital, OMERS Ventures.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are E-Commerce, SaaS. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Canada. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Celator Pharmaceuticals, Clementia Pharmaceuticals, GridPoint. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

R-Hauz Solutions Inc.

Construction
Real Estate
Seed
3M10 Nov 2020 Canada, Old Toronto

Canvass AI

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Industrial Automation
Industrial Manufacturing
Predictive Analytics
Software
Early Stage Venture
6M28 Oct 2020 Canada, Old Toronto

CarbonCure Technologies

CleanTech
Construction
Manufacturing
Venture - Series Unknown
17 Sep 2020 Canada, Dartmouth

Klue

B2B
Business Intelligence
Enterprise Software
SaaS
Sales
Software
Early Stage Venture
15M09 Sep 2020 Canada, Vancouver

Synapse

Collaboration
E-Learning
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
Training
Seed
1M20 Aug 2020 Canada, Old Toronto

VodaSafe

Product Management
Solar
Seed
1M30 Jul 2020 Canada, Vancouver

Sampler

Advertising
E-Commerce
Enterprise Software
Retail
Early Stage Venture
4M15 Jul 2020 Canada, Old Toronto

Solink

Analytics
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Retail
Security
Software
Video
Early Stage Venture
18M26 Jun 2020 Canada, (Old) Ottawa

Cinchy

Collaboration
Data Integration
Enterprise Software
Early Stage Venture
10M26 May 2020 Canada, Old Toronto

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