Business Development Bank of Canada Founded 1944
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Total investments 66
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$10M
Portfolio companies 66
Rounds per year 0.86
Lead investments 15
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.15
Exits -
Key employees -
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed
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Banking
Summary

Business Development Bank of Canada appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1944. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Montru00e9al. The venture was found in North America in Canada.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Business Development Bank of Canada, startups are often financed by Celtic House Venture Partners, MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund, VentureLink LP. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Ventures West, VenGrowth Asset Management, T2C2 Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by VenGrowth Asset Management, Menlo Ventures, Chrysalix Venture Capital.

The overall number of key employees were 17.

Opposing the other organizations, this Business Development Bank of Canada works on 7 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. When the investment is from Business Development Bank of Canada the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 3 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2018. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Canada. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Semiconductor, Manufacturing. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Celator Pharmaceuticals, Assent Compliance, Colubris Networks.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
ConjuChem
Biotechnology
Series B
8M01 Aug 1999 United States, Los Angeles
Glutenberg Group
Debt Financing
19 Dec 2017 Canada, Quebec City
Assent Compliance
Customer Service
Environmental Consulting
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
Supply Chain Management
Series B
31M14 Jul 2017 Canada, (Old) Ottawa
Adnavance Technologies
Biotechnology
Health Diagnostics
Medical
Series A
3M29 Nov 2005
Neuromed Pharmaceuticals
Biopharma
Biotechnology
Health Care
Series B
21M01 Mar 2001 Canada, Vancouver
Gemin X Pharmaceuticals
Biotechnology
Pharmaceutical
Therapeutics
Series C
38M03 Jul 2008 Canada, Montreal
Bridgit
Construction
Mobile
Real Estate
Software
Series A
4M17 Mar 2019 Canada, Kitchener
ApplyBoard
E-Commerce Platforms
EdTech
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Educational Software
Enterprise Software
Information Services (B2C)
Internet
Other Services (B2C Non-Financial)
PaaS
Software
Series C
79M04 May 2020 Belgium, Waterloo
D-Wave Systems
Electronics
Manufacturing
Quantum Computing
Semiconductor
Venture - Series Unknown
24M10 Jul 2014 Canada, Burnaby
Procurify
Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
FinTech
Procurement
SaaS
Software
Supply Chain Management
Seed
4M22 Jul 2015 Canada, Vancouver
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