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Deep Tech Venture Fund

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Our $200 million fund is actively looking for startups with the potential to have a transformative impact on global industries. Such companies working with BDC Capital enjoy support throughout their journey, including by facilitating market access and playing a role in every stage of their growth.

The future of deep tech

Canada is well positioned to develop and commercialize these innovations, and this fund is designed to help cultivate this nascent industry in our country and put Canadian entrepreneurs on a level playing field with competitors around the world.

Our focus

  • Early-stage equity investments – Seed and Series A
  • Focused on transformative technologies in deep tech verticals
  • Fund with a 12-year life

Who is this fund for

We’re looking for Canadian companies with the potential to transform global industries and that are operating in deep tech verticals such as:

  • Quantum information sciences
  • Photonics
  • Electronics
  • Foundational artificial intelligence
  • Related sectors (advanced materials, robotics, etc.)

Supporting disruptive innovation

Our Deep Tech Venture Fund helps early-stage companies develop their markets and commercialize their innovations in Canada and abroad.


Leveraging scientific expertise


$200M fund


Nurturing breakthrough innovation

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Our team

Thomas Park, Vice President, Operations Support and Strategy
Thomas Park


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Robert Simon - Senior manager partner, IT venture fund at BDC
Robert Simon

Senior Managing Partner

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Charles Lespérance - Partner, Deep Tech Investor at BDC
Charles Lespérance


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Duncan Stewart - Partner, venture capital at BDC
Duncan Stewart


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Jennifer Erskine - Analyst, venture capital at BDC
Jennifer Erskine


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Ines Saad -  Associate, Deep Tech Fund at BDC
Ines Saad


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Jackson Hamilton
Jackson Hamilton

Technical Director

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BDC employee Jacob Rizzuto
Jacob Rizzuto


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May 05, 2021

BDC Capital launches $200 million Deep Tech Venture Fund

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