National Bank of Canada

Investor type Private Equity Firm


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Total investments 43
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 36
Rounds per year 0.26
Lead investments 10
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 15
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Artificial Intelligence

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.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Flexiti Financial

Financial Services
Service Industry
$418M10 Dec 2021 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Good Natured Products

Advanced Materials
Consumer Goods
Packaging Services
Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing
$35M28 Oct 2021 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Lead Generation
Marketing Automation
Social Media Advertising
Social Media Marketing
$4M30 Sep 2021 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Consumer Goods
$15M02 Sep 2021 Vaudreuil, Quebec, Canada


Big Data
Developer APIs
Financial Services
26 Aug 2021 Montreal, Quebec, Canada

d1g1t Inc.

Financial Services
Management Information Systems
Wealth Management
$12M24 Jun 2021 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Solution Highpoint

Motion Capture
$4M24 Mar 2021 Laval, Quebec, Canada

WeCook - Repas WeCook

Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
$7M26 Jan 2021 Canada, Quebec, Canada


Financial Services
Loyalty Programs
Transaction Processing
21 Jan 2021 London, Ontario
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.


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