Whitecap Venture Partners

Investor type Venture Capital

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Total investments 38
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$12M
Portfolio companies 19
Rounds per year 1.15
Lead investments 9
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.50
Exits 2
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Medical Device
  • Health Diagnostics
  • Enterprise Software
  • Software
Summary

Whitecap Venture Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 2015. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Toronto. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in Canada.

This Whitecap Venture Partners works on 19 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The important activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 70 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017.

Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 3 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. 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 IRYSTEC, Clearwater Clinical Limited, Classcraft. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Content Discovery, Consumer Goods. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Whitecap Venture Partners, startups are often financed by Social Starts, Wellington Financial, Virgin Group. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sands Capital Ventures, Round13 Capital, RA Capital Management. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sands Capital Ventures, RA Capital Management, Hatteras Venture Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Vetster

Marketplace
Veterinary
$30M19 Apr 2022 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Altoida, Inc.

Application Software
Augmented Reality
Diagnostic Equipment
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical
Medical Device
mHealth
Other Healthcare Technology Systems
Software
$14M30 Mar 2022 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Future Fertility

Artificial Intelligence
Biotechnology
Emergency Medicine
Health Care
06 Jan 2022 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Ukko Agro

Agriculture
AgTech
Analytics
Internet of Things
$4M16 Dec 2021 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Second Closet

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

InvestNext

Consulting
Financial Services
Funding Platform
Real Estate Investment
$4M07 Oct 2021 Detroit, Michigan, United States

Qvella Corporation

Biotechnology
Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
08 Sep 2021 Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada

Silofit

Apps
Fitness
Real Estate
$10M29 Jul 2021 Montreal, Quebec, Canada

PartnerStack

Enterprise Software
Marketing
Marketing Automation
Software
$27M26 May 2021 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada
News
Vester Raises $12.25M in Funding

– Vetster is a virtual veterinary and pet care marketplace offering preventative and urgent care services.
– The company raised $12.25M in funding.
– The round was led by Whitecap Venture Partners with participation from Brightspark Ventures, Hedgewood and angels including Wealthsimple’s Michael Katchen and Leen Li, Robert Halpern, and Jeff Fettes.
– The new investment will be aimed at accelerating growth and expanding its offering and services into new regions including the UK, Australia, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Vetster Raises $12.25M CAD to Revolutionize Global Pet Care Industry

– Vetster has raised $12.25M CAD after only six months since launching its veterinary telemedicine service.
– The investment is led by Whitecap Venture Partners along with Brightspark Ventures, Hedgewood and angels including Wealthsimple’s Michael Katchen and Leen Li, Robert Halpern, and Jeff Fettes also contributing to the round.
– Vetster is on a trajectory to expand into new regions including the UK, Australia, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

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