Fonds de solidarité FTQ - Unicorn Nest

Fonds de solidarité FTQ

Fonds de solidarité FTQ

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Headquarters Location

Canada, Montréal


Fonds de solidarité FTQ is the renowned VC, which was created in 1983. The main office of this VC is situated in Montréal. The VC's location is in North America, Canada.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 4-5 participants. Besides Fonds de solidarité FTQ, start-ups are typically funded by BDC Venture Capital, Real Ventures, Propulsion Ventures and 36 more VCs. The fund often co-invests with Investissement Quebec, BDC Venture Capital, Lumira Ventures, overall with 56 funds from our list. The investors in the following rounds are usually Lumira Ventures, BDC Venture Capital, Investissement Quebec, and 29 VCs in total.

Besides the listed founders, we have found 8 key employees of this fund in our database.

We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Biotechnology, Information Technology. In addition, there are 19 more industries where it has achieved success. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - Canada. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 4 other locations. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 6-10. Enerkem, Repare Therapeutics, Enobia Pharma are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If there are 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low.

When Fonds de solidarité FTQ invests, the average start-up valuation is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund usually participates in 2-6 investment rounds per year. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2017. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Fonds de solidarité FTQ is involved in 5 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. This fund was the most active in 2016. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. In real terms, this VC performs 4 percentage points more exits than other funds.

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_initial last, first_initial last, first last, first last, first last_initial

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

96.2% 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]

20.9% 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]

0.6 years

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

0.6 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

BDC Venture Capital, Real Ventures, Propulsion Ventures

Funds Investing in Following

Lumira Ventures, BDC Venture Capital, Investissement Quebec

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