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
Reported benefits of owning intellectual property
Increases business value
Increases revenues and strengthens long-term business prospects
Facilitates access to capital
Source: IP Canada Report 2019, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, issued in 2021
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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.
BDC works in collaboration with partners to provide Canadian entrepreneurs an ecosystem to support their growth projects.
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