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Seeing the potential in your intellectual property (IP)

The Intellectual Property-Backed Financing solution from BDC Capital recognizes the strength and value of your intellectual property (IP) portfolio and helps you develop, scale and expand your business.

Our team of experts delivers funding and guidance to strong, well-managed commercialized companies with:

  • Stable and growing commercial revenues
  • Ownership or license of patents, trademarks, trade secrets, proprietary software, data and copyright
  • A plan for global ambition

$160M financing envelope to support IP development in Canada

We work with you to find the optimal capital structure and solution to fit the uniqueness of your business.

We structure bespoke debt, convertible debenture or equity funding. Our varied offering is designed to give you the breathing room you need to focus on growth.

  • Patient and flexible lending
  • Minority equity co-investments
  • Access to more capital earlier

Important facts

 Reported benefits of owning intellectual property

Valuation

Increases business value

Growth

Increases revenues and strengthens long-term business prospects

Funding

Facilitates access to capital

Source: IP Canada Report 2019, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, issued in 2021

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Our team

Lally Rementilla - Managing partner in intellectual property at BDC

A team of experts in intellectual property

To support our IP investments, we formed a team under the leadership of Lally Rementilla. She and her colleagues have extensive experience funding innovative companies with intangible assets. They will manage this envelope and facilitate access to strategic advice at scale.

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Partners

BDC works in collaboration with partners to provide Canadian entrepreneurs an ecosystem to support their growth projects.

SCC logo - BDC partner
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada logo - BDC partner
Innovation Asset Collective logo - BDC partner

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