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Northleaf Capital Partners

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Total investments 39
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$152M
Portfolio companies 32
Rounds per year 2.60
Lead investments 11
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.18
Exits 12
Key employees 18
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Financial Services
  • Biotechnology
  • FinTech
  • Data Center
Summary

In 2009 was created Northleaf Capital Partners, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in Canada. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Toronto.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Northleaf Capital Partners, startups are often financed by Silver Creek Ventures, Mesirow Financial, Lightspeed Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Georgian Partners, Focus Ventures, Silver Creek Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Mesirow Financial, InterWest Partners, S3 Ventures.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Internet, Business Intelligence. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Canada. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Verafin, Pivot3, PPRO Group.

We also calculated 18 valuable employees in our database.

This Northleaf Capital Partners works on 5 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2014. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 4 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Second Closet

Commercial
Customer Service
Transportation
Warehousing
$59M07 Dec 2022 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Second Closet

Commercial
Customer Service
Transportation
Warehousing
$59M08 Nov 2021 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

BenchSci

Artificial Intelligence
Biotechnology
Life Science
Machine Learning
Pharmaceutical
$22M04 Feb 2020 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

ecobee

Consumer Electronics
Energy Management
Internet of Things
$63M07 Mar 2018 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Zymeworks

Biotechnology
Medical
Therapeutics
$61M08 Jan 2016 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

eSentire

Cyber Security
Network Security
Security
$11M16 Sep 2014 Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

Wattpad

Content
Digital Entertainment
Mobile Apps
Publishing
$46M08 Apr 2014 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

E-Commerce
Gift Card
Group Buying
Internet
$24M16 May 2011 Canada, Ontario
News
Turnstone Biologics Raises $80 Million Series D Financing

– Turnstone Biologics Corp. announced the successful completion of an $80m Series D financing co-led by PFM Health Sciences and Point72.
– New investors include Eventide Asset Management, Surveyor Capital (a Citadel company), Ridgeback Capital Investments, Takeda Ventures, CaaS Capital, JM Family Enterprises, Inc., Northleaf Capital Partners, 404 Bio and an undisclosed investor.
– The round was joined by existing investors Versant Ventures, OrbiMed, F-Prime Capital, Sectoral Asset Management, Sixty Degree Capital, Brace Pharma Capital and Teralys Capital.
– Proceeds from the financing will be used to advance Turnstone’s pipeline of programs from its oncolytic virus and TIL therapy platforms.

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Total investments 39
Average round size 152M
Rounds per year 2.60
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 11
Follow on index 0.18
Exits 12
Group Appearance index 0.56

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Second Closet

Commercial
Customer Service
Transportation
Warehousing
$59M07 Dec 2022 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Second Closet

Commercial
Customer Service
Transportation
Warehousing
$59M08 Nov 2021 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

BenchSci

Artificial Intelligence
Biotechnology
Life Science
Machine Learning
Pharmaceutical
$22M04 Feb 2020 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

ecobee

Consumer Electronics
Energy Management
Internet of Things
$63M07 Mar 2018 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Zymeworks

Biotechnology
Medical
Therapeutics
$61M08 Jan 2016 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

eSentire

Cyber Security
Network Security
Security
$11M16 Sep 2014 Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

Wattpad

Content
Digital Entertainment
Mobile Apps
Publishing
$46M08 Apr 2014 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

E-Commerce
Gift Card
Group Buying
Internet
$24M16 May 2011 Canada, Ontario
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