Top Venture Capital Firms in Canada

Following are the top venture capital firms in Canada:

GrowthWorks - It is Canada's leader in venture capital investing, based on dollars invested by managed venture capital funds during the period January 1, 2010 to January 1, 2011 outside of Quebec and excluding investments by government and government agencies. The firm managed funds invest in small and medium-sized Canadian businesses with high growth potential that need equity financing to achieve success.

VenGrowth - It is a premier Canadian private equity and venture capital firm. The firm has created a diversified family of funds investing in eligible small and medium sized Canadian companies within sectors that include technology, life sciences and traditional industries.

BEST Funds - It is a leading Canadian venture capital firm, founded in 1996. BEST provides both equity and debt financing. It is actively seeking to place growth capital into exciting emerging companies across Canada.

BDC Venture Capital - It is a major venture capital investor in Canada, investing in companies involved in the areas of Life Sciences, Information and Communication Technologies and Energy, Environment, Electronic and

Ventures West - It is one of the largest and most established venture capital firms in Canada. The firm has a long and successful track record in venture capital investing, management depth, extensive contacts in North American technology, financial, and venture capital industries, and the ability to form investor syndicates.

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