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Seed Fund

Strategic Investments

Established in 2012, the Seed Fund, previously known as the Strategic Initiatives Program (SIP), was designed to accelerate growth of the Canadian technology ecosystem by injecting capital at the grassroots level. The fund invested in graduates of incubators, accelerator programs along with pre-seed and seed stage opportunities. To date, the Seed Fund generated an outsized impact on the Canadian VC ecosystem as portfolio companies have gone on to raise over $1B in funding over the last decade. The fund works closely with its existing portfolio companies by helping them scale and providing follow-on capital.

This fund is closed to new investments and is now focused on supporting existing portfolio companies.

Creating the foundation for world-class companies

Helping Canadian entrepreneurs with early capital to get ideas off the ground and build world-class companies.


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Our team

Ron Warburton
Ron Warburton

Managing Partner

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Dinar Ahmed
Dinar Ahmed


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BDC employee Saif Hashmi
Saif Hashmi


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BDC employee Sarah Mccullough
Sarah McCullough

Senior Analyst

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Rainee Mistry


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