Close Many team members at Unicorn Nest are Ukrainians affected by Russian aggression. We do our best to solve any issues and answer your questions in the shortest possible time frames but some delays are possible.

National Bank of Canada

Investor type Private Equity Firm


Unlock datapoints

Portfolio analytics



News & Media

Add fund to favorites
Save this fund for later to form your own custom list of funds
This summary is composed by our algorithm based on the analysis of the deals. If you think that some of this information is not accurate, please let us know about it and provide any supporting evidences if possible. Such cases will be analyzed by our ML-algorithm and implemented in our database, which will improve this summary.

Looking for a perfect list of funds?

Get recommendations from our smart algorithm

Get the list
Total investments 52
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 44
Rounds per year 0.32
Lead investments 10
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 19
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Health Care

National Bank of Canada appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1859. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in Canada. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Calgary.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2017. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 8 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from National Bank of Canada is 100-500 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2019. Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Opposing the other organizations, this National Bank of Canada works on 12 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 3 or 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Canada. 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 Financial Services, FinTech. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Enerkem, MX Technologies, Sensibill.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the National Bank of Canada, startups are often financed by Ferst Capital Partners - FCP, Mistral Venture Partners, Desjardins Venture Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Desjardins Venture Capital, White Star Capital, Toronto Dominion Bank Group. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, White Star Capital, Walter Capital Partners.

Read more

Related Funds

Funds investing in previous rounds
These funds often invest in the rounds preceeding the rounds of National Bank of Canada:
Typical Co-investors
National Bank of Canada is more likely to invest in rounds together with the following funds:
Funds investing in following rounds
These funds have a tendency to invest in the following rounds after National Bank of Canada:

Funds with similar focus

Funds from Canada
Funds with similar focus located in Canada:
Funds with the same geo focus
Funds with similar geography of portfolio companies:
Funds doing lead investments
Funds with similar focus acting as lead investors:

Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Cloud Data Services
Cloud Management
Data Center
$135M18 Jan 2023 Montréal, Quebec, Canada


$139M15 Dec 2022 -

Vision Critical

Business Intelligence
$60M09 Nov 2022 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Matrix Renewables

Asset Management
Renewable Energy
Venture Capital
$217M25 Oct 2022 Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Xebec Adsorption

Clean Energy
Oil and Gas
Renewable Energy
$3M21 Oct 2022 Canada, Quebec, Canada

Lucero Energy

Oil and Gas
$180M28 Jun 2022 Denver, Colorado, United States

Cypress Creek Renewables

Environmental Engineering
Renewable Energy
$125M03 May 2022 Santa Monica, California, United States

Pluribus Technologies

$42M27 Apr 2022 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Artemis Gold

Precious Metals
$360M24 Feb 2022 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
ShopperPlus Raises CAD $20M in Series A Funding

– ShopperPlus is a Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec, Canada-based e-commerce platform.
– Company raised CAD $20m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Celtic House Asia Partners with participation from Canada Business Growth Fund, Celtic House Venture Partners and the National Bank of Canada, as well as individual investors e-commerce shopping app Wish co-founder Danny Zhang and Sequoia China managing director Kevin Pan.
– The company intends to use the funds to expand the platform to include more vertical product offerings as well as to broaden its in-house fulfillment centres’ coverage.


  • No reviews are submitted yet.
Do you want more?
We provide dozens of additional datapoints about this fund.
Sign up and get access to full fund profile and advanced analysis.
Full team
Industries heatmap
Stages heatmap
Georgaphy breakdown
Portfolio analysis
Performance indexes
Latest highlights
Unlock all data
Do you represent National Bank of Canada?
Get access to manage this page
Get in touch
Found incorrect info? Let us know!

You can raise money with us faster

Get matched with relevant funds

Find decision makers data

Connect with investors by email

Remind me later
...and save more than 200 hours*
*-Our recommendation and outreach system saves up to 200 hours of founder time on fundraising for seed and series A+ startups
We use LinkedIn only to verify your account. We don't import or message your contacts, nor post on your behalf.
By creating an account, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
Crunchbase icon

Content report

The following text will be sent to our editors: