New Brunswick Innovation Foundation

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 111
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 81
Rounds per year 5.84
Lead investments 18
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 6
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Services

New Brunswick Innovation Foundation appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 2003. The company was established in North America in Canada. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Fredericton.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Canada. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Virtual Expert Clinics, RtTech Software, AnyWare Group. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Internet of Things, SaaS. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, startups are often financed by Rho Canada Ventures, Build Ventures, McRock Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are BDC Venture Capital, East Valley Ventures, Build Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by BDC Venture Capital, GrowthWorks Capital, East Valley Ventures.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The top activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2010. Opposing the other organizations, this New Brunswick Innovation Foundation works on 21 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Kognitiv Spark

Augmented Reality
Field Support
Information Technology
Knowledge Management
$3M10 Mar 2022 Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada


Enterprise Software
Human Resources
$6M16 Feb 2022 Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

Potential Motors

Artificial Intelligence
Electric Vehicle
Machine Learning
$3M11 Feb 2022 Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada


Information Technology
$300K25 Jan 2022 Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada


Artificial Intelligence
Cyber Security
$2M04 Jan 2022 Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Terris Earth Intelligence

Information Technology
Machine Learning
$698K05 Jul 2021 Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Brain Tumor Segmentation

Information Technology
$25K10 Jun 2021 -

Smart Skin Technologies

$8M03 Jun 2021 New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States


Energy Efficiency
Energy Storage
Environmental Engineering
Green Building
Internet of Things
Power Grid
Renewable Energy
$1M28 Feb 2021 Markham, Ontario, Canada
Smart Skin Technologies Raises $10.7M in Funding

– Smart Skin Technologies Inc. from Fredericton, NB develops IIoT productivity solutions.
– The company raised $10.7m in funding led by BDC Capital’s Industrial Innovation Venture Fund with participation from Schott AG, Mariner’s East Valley Ventures and the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation.
– The new investment will be used to expand operations, hiring up to 50 new employees in the next year, and its business reach.


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