Investors in Ontario

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MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund

The IAF is a leading seed-stage fund investing up to $750,000 in high-potential IT, health and cleantech companies.  Funded by the Province of Ontario, it has a 10-year history of successfully providing innovative firms with the capital, mentorship and networks need to validate ideas and bring products to market. This keeps Ontario’s talent and technology local while helping its companies go global.
Made 2 investments in Ontario

Ontario Centres of Excellence

The Ontario Centres of Excellence invests in projects and people to accelerate industry R&D to impact the Ontario economy through the commercialization of leading edge research. OCE invests in - Industry-Academic collaborative research - Commercialization of academic research through licensing and spin off companies - Early stage seed financing of start-ups - Skills development for high quality personnel The Ontario Centres of Excellence is a not-for-profit corporation founded in 1987. Core funding is provided by the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation
Made 1 investments in Ontario

Teachers' Private Capital

With $87.4 billion in net assets at December 31, 2008, the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers) is the largest single-profession pension plan in Canada. An independent corporation, it invests the pension fund's assets and administers the pensions of 284,000 active and retired teachers in Ontario. A pension plan has existed for Ontario teachers since 1917. Today, the plan's members include 173,000 teachers in elementary and secondary schools in Ontario, 111,000 pensioners, and 72,000 inactive members. The plan has one of Canada's largest payrolls with $4.2 billion in benefits paid to plan members, and $2.3 billion received in total contributions from teachers and the provincial government in 2008.
Made 1 investments in Ontario

Accelerator Centre

Located in Waterloo, Ontario within the David Johnston Research+Technology Park, and at the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus in Stratford, Ontario, the Accelerator Centre (AC) is a world-renowned, award-winning network of facilities dedicated to developing and commercializing technology startups. The AC provides an essential combination of in-house mentorship, educational programming, facilities, networking, and access to funding and facility services, with a goal of building successful companies. Our in-depth programming, unique accountability model, and long-term view (up to three years) distinguishes us from other accelerators and incubators within the Canadian commercialization landscape. We help entrepreneurs move from start-up to scale-up, accelerate their time to market, and help them attract customers, investment and revenue.
Made 1 investments in Ontario

Queen's University

Queen’s is one of Canada’s oldest and most prestigious university, and was established in 1841 by Royal Charter of Queen Victoria. Located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, it is a mid-sized university with faculties, colleges and professional schools, the Agnes Etherington Art Museum, the Isabel Bader Performance Centre, as well as the Bader International Study Centre located in Herstmonceux, East Sussex, United Kingdom. Queen’s balances excellence in undergraduate studies with world class research and graduate programs, making it one of Canada's Ivy League and top 4 schools. Famous alumni include Elon Musk. Queen's University spinoffs include Alliance Atlantis, Technicolor, Vonage and many others.

VentureTech Alliance

TechAlliance empowers London and Southwestern Ontarioâ€:tm:s technology sector. They prepare todayâ€:tm:s entrepreneurs to launch new ventures,

Tennenbaum Capital Partners

Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC is an investment firm specializing in direct and secondary direct investments. For direct investments, it specializes in special situations, distressed debt, turnaround, PIPES, leverage buyout, growth, industry consolidation, corporate divestitures, complex ownership changes, expansion stage, and recapitalization investments in middle market companies. The firm typically invests in companies that are facing rapid secular or cyclical change or legal, operational, and financial challenges; turnarounds; restructurings; and bankruptcies. The firm prefers to make investments in technology, healthcare, energy and power, aerospace, forest products, paper, packaging, gaming/lodging, defense, clean technologies, media and business services, chemicals, retail and consumer services, real estate, telecommunications, housing & building products, natural resources, metals, mining, engineering & construction, environmental services, financial services, financial technology, transportation, logistics, utilities, and general manufacturing. It seeks to invest in North America with investing in Europe. It seeks to make equity investments between $10 million and $300 million in public and private companies with enterprise value between $100 million and $1500 million through open-market purchases and privately negotiated transactions. The firm makes debt investments between $10 million and $125 million in companies with enterprise values between $100 million and $1500 million. It can be an active control investor or a supportive financial partner. It takes minority stakes. Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC was founded in 1996 and is based in Santa Monica, California with additional offices in San Francisco, California; Atlanta, Georgia and New York, New York.
Made 1 investments in Ontario

Torch Capital

Torch Capital is a brand-focused early-stage consumer fund investing in the next generation of truly great, mission-driven companies across consumer products and services, marketplaces, ecommerce, health & wellness, digital media, and food & beverage.
Made 1 investments in Ontario

ScaleUP Ventures

ScaleUP Ventures is a venture capital firm that supports creative entrepreneurs and assists with investments. It is focused on early-stage venture capital with a preference for Business-to-Business opportunities. The firm was founded in 2016 and is based in Toronto, Ontario.

NorthSpring Capital Partners

NorthSpring Capital Partners provides risk capital to small and medium sized companies with the goal of creating value. Investments range between $250,000 and $1 million in the form of subordinated debt and/or equity across a variety of traditional industries located in Southern Ontario. NorthSpring takes a flexible approach when reviewing investment opportunities and tailors its investment structure to fit the unique aspects of the business.
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