CDP Capital Technology Ventures - Unicorn Nest

CDP Capital Technology Ventures

Headquarters Location

Canada, Montréal


CDP Capital Technology Ventures is the renowned VC, which was created in 1995. The fund is located in Canada, North America. The primary office of this VC is located in Montréal.

Therion Biologics, Entrisphere, Ammasso are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The fund has an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If the applying start-up has 4 or 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Biotechnology, Biopharma. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 13 more industries for this fund. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 6-10. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund doesn't coincide - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 2 other locations.

The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2011. In real terms, this VC performs 11 percentage points less exits than other funds. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. In comparison with other funds, CDP Capital Technology Ventures makes 10 percentage points more than the average number of lead investments. The fund usually participates in less than 2 investment rounds per year. The fund's activity peaked in 2003.

The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 3.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 5-6 participants. Aside from CDP Capital Technology Ventures, start-ups are often funded by Forward Ventures, Enterprise Partners, William Blair and 7 other funds. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are VantagePoint Capital Partners, Hambrecht & Quist Capital Management, 3i Group, the total number of co-investors is 18. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by 3i Group, VantagePoint Capital Partners, Alta Partners, out of 24 investors from our database.

Year Founded


Fund Activity

Not operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, first

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

17.4% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.4 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.56 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Forward Ventures, Enterprise Partners, William Blair

Funds Investing in Following

3i Group, VantagePoint Capital Partners, Alta Partners

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