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Desjardins Venture Capital

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 238
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 204
Rounds per year 1.95
Lead investments 9
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 22
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Health Care
  • Wholesale

Desjardins Venture Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 1900. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Lu00e9vis. The venture was found in North America in Canada.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2011. The real fund results show that this VC is 4 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Desjardins Venture Capital works on 7 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2019.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Service Industry, Biotechnology. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Enobia Pharma, Cellfish, YottaYotta. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Canada.

We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Desjardins Venture Capital, startups are often financed by BDC Venture Capital, Ferst Capital Partners - FCP, VenGrowth Asset Management. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are BDC Venture Capital, VenGrowth Asset Management, T2C2 Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by VenGrowth Asset Management, Skypoint Capital, Fonds de solidaritu00e9 FTQ.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

HALEO Clinic

Health Care
Mobile Apps
$4M05 Jul 2022 Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Consumer Research
Market Research
$27M21 Jun 2022 Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Financial Services
$1M28 Feb 2022 Quebec, Quebec, Canada


Information Technology
$23M02 Feb 2022 Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Building Material
Delivery Service
Retail Technology
$143M01 Feb 2022 Montreal, Quebec, Canada


$4M21 Dec 2021 Longueuil, Quebec, Canada

MEDIAVORE interactive

Web Development
$791K08 Nov 2021 Laval, Quebec, Canada

Optina Diagnostics

Medical Device
$19M28 Oct 2021 Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Pathway Medical

Health Care
Information Technology
$1M14 Oct 2021 Montreal, Quebec, Canada


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