TELUS Ventures

TELUS Ventures

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Headquarters Location

Canada, Vancouver


TELUS Ventures was established in 2001, and is a well known VC. The fund is located in Canada, North America. TELUS Ventures is a CVC is a part of a corporation. The main office of this VC is situated in Vancouver.

The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments doesn't coincide - United States. However, start-ups from 2 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If the applying start-up has 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. Lavastorm, sentitO Networks, AppNeta are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 6-10. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Wireless, Internet. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 25 more areas of investment.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 2-3 others. Aside from TELUS Ventures, start-ups are often funded by Skypoint Capital, Partech, Intel Capital and 62 other funds. The most common co-investors for the fund are Qualcomm Ventures, Technology Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital and also 28 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Matrix Partners, Technology Venture Partners, Qualcomm Ventures, as well as 34 other investors.

Besides the listed founders, we have found 6 key employees of this fund in our database.

In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 8 percentage points less exits when compared to other organizations. The fund generally invests in 2-6 deals every year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are most common for this fund. The fund's activity peaked in 2003. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2018. TELUS Ventures participates, on average, in 11 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. When TELUS Ventures invests, the average start-up valuation is 1-5 millions dollars.

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 '.' last, first last, first, first_initial last, last first_initial

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

88.6% 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]

45.6% 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]

1.4 years

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

0.25 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Skypoint Capital, Partech, Intel Capital

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