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Women in Technology Venture Fund

The BDC Capital Women in Technology (WIT) Venture Fund is one of the world’s largest venture capital funds dedicated to investing in women-led technology companies and helping to build a robust ecosystem to support women in tech today and in the future.

We are unique in that we have a dual mandate: To deliver a return on the investment and make a lasting impact on the Canadian tech ecosystem.

We do this in three ways:

Direct Investment

We invest in women-led tech companies that bring together the right people, technology and resources to disrupt today’s markets.

Indirect Investment

We invest in emerging venture funds with at least one-woman partner, which have also committed to investing in women-led tech companies.

Ecosystem Development

We work with many partners to develop and support a self-sustaining ecosystem for women that provides mentorship, networking, and tools to ensure they thrive.

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Women in Tech Videos

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Customer surveys and focus groups are the typical tools for understanding customer needs, but they don't accurately reflect the customer experience. ODAIA Co-Founder & Chief Growth Officer Helen Konto...

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We offer a variety of free, online learning tools that women entrepreneurs can use to fine tune their business knowledge and succeed (webinars, blogs, articles, e-books, podcasts, etc.)

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If you are a women-led tech business with global ambition, let’s talk. Entrepreneurs may also apply for financing or leverage the many other tools and services that the bank offers.

Our team

Michelle Scarborough

Managing Partner

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Steven Abrams


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Kimberly Yeung


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Cynthia van Sundert

Director development

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Meryeme Lahmami


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Denisia Pereira


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Erika Kurczyn

Director portfolio

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