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Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec

Investor type Government Office


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Total investments 177
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 138
Rounds per year 3.11
Lead investments 45
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 50
Key employees 16
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology

Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec is the famous VC, which was founded in 1965. The main department of described VC is located in the Montru00e9al. The company was established in North America in Canada.

The fund has exact preference 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. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 11-15 years to receive 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 popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight AvidXchange, Mofang Gongyu, Cornice. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Medical, Retail.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, startups are often financed by iNovia Capital, Real Ventures, VantagePoint Capital Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Investissement Quebec, Fonds de solidaritu00e9 FTQ, iNovia Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Pitango Venture Capital, MedImmune Ventures, Investissement Quebec.

We also calculated 16 valuable employees in our database.

The top activity for fund was in 2019. The typical startup value when the investment from Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 34 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2011. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Comparing to the other companies, this Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec performs on 4 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$10M21 Jun 2022 Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Bouthillette Parizeau

Mechanical Engineering
Service Industry
09 Jun 2022 Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Corealis Pharma

Health Care
31 May 2022 Laval, Quebec, Canada


Health Care
Public Safety
$105M26 May 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Everstream Solutions

Cloud Data Services
Information Technology
$151M05 May 2022 Cleveland, Ohio, United States

$120M16 Mar 2022 -


Cyber Security
Network Security
$100M22 Feb 2022 Cambridge, Ontario, Canada


$236M17 Feb 2022 Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany


Sporting Goods
Trading Platform
$15M03 Feb 2022 Montréal, Quebec, Canada


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