Desjardins Venture Capital - Unicorn Nest

Desjardins Venture Capital

Headquarters Location

Canada, Lévis


Desjardins Venture Capital is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 1900. The the headquarters of this VC is in Lévis. The VC's location is in North America, Canada.

The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2011. The fund generally invests in 2-6 deals every year. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 4 percentage points less exits in comparison to other VCs. The fund's activity peaked in 2019. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. Desjardins Venture Capital is involved in 7 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 other investors. Besides Desjardins Venture Capital, start-ups are typically funded by BDC Venture Capital, Ferst Capital Partners - FCP, VenGrowth Asset Management and 20 more VCs. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are BDC Venture Capital, VenGrowth Asset Management, T2C2 Capital, the total number of co-investors is 32. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by VenGrowth Asset Management, Skypoint Capital, Fonds de solidarité FTQ, as well as 10 other investors.

The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - Canada. Besides this, the fund also invested in 2 other countries. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Service Industry, Biotechnology. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 11 more areas of investment. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 6-10 years old to get investment from this fund. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If the applying start-up has 4 or 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Enobia Pharma, Cellfish, YottaYotta.

We also identified another 4 core personnel in our database.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


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 '.' last, first last, first, first last_initial, first '0' last

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

94.4% 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]

22.4% 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]

0.2 years

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