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More than capital

We’re Canada’s largest and most active venture capital investor. Our equity investment approach, expert advice and vast network help Canadian technology innovators build world-class companies.

What sets us apart

Our experience

We’ve been building powerhouse Canadian technology companies for three decades.

Our commitment

We’re a patient and stable investor unafraid of risk, here for firms in underserved sectors.

Our network

As Canada’s most connected venture capital investor, we open doors and provide opportunities others can’t.

Our Funds

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Strategic investments
Seed Venture Fund

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Sustainability Venture Fund

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Thrive Platform for Women

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Deep Tech Venture Fund

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Co-Investments
Growth Venture Co-Investment Fund

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Latest news

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November 14, 2023

Showing women-led social impact businesses the money: BDC’s $100M Thrive Lab begins co-investing alongside 25 Canadian partners

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October 30, 2023

BDC Announces New $50-Million Envelope to Invest in Emerging Start-ups

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July 12, 2023

BDC’s one-of-a-kind $100M Thrive Lab launches first $35M co-investment phase with call for partners, aims to propel women-led social impact businesses

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May 31, 2023

A More Resilient and Maturing Canadian VC Industry Amid the Downturn and Descent from 2021 Peaks: New Study

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April 18, 2023

BDC Launches New $150-Million Sustainability Venture Fund to Further Enable the Transition to a Net-Zero Economy

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Report

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Canada’s Venture Capital Landscape 2023

Canada’s venture capital industry faced a slowdown in 2022. Learn more about what caused the slowdown and how the industry is better positioned to navigate it.

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