Pollinate Networks Inc.

Get working capital to transition to a new business model
Christy Pettit from Pollinate Networks Inc

Eliminates the guesswork and complexity of matching people in organizations of all sizes

About the company

Uses Cross-Pollinate AI™ smart matching technology to pair and group people for agile and effective mentorship programs, teams and ecosystems

Location: Guelph, Ontario

Industry: Technology

Entrepreneur challenge

The company was looking for financing to shift from organizational development consulting to becoming a tech company that uses a proprietary matching technology to match people for mentorship programs, teams and ecosystems.

BDC expertise

BDC’s financing experts provided this longtime client working capital to help make the transition from a business with a transactional revenue model to a highly scalable SaaS platform. The bank was able to offer a discounted interest rate, principal payment postponement and a longer amortization period to protect the company’s cash flow.


  • Protected vital cash flow to invest in growth of business
  • Grew the company without diluting ownership
  • Successfully pivoted to a new business model
  • Well-positioned for future growth

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