Ventures West

Ventures West is one of Canada's largest privately owned venture capital companies. In addition to providing capital, we contribute a wealth of resources to each investment.

With 13 professional technology investment managers, and one of the largest Entrepreneur-In-Residence programs in Canada, the Ventures West team has over 140 years of technology venture investing and hands-on operating experience.

Ventures West has a unique set of capabilities - a long and successful track record in venture capital investing, management depth, extensive contacts in North American technology, financial, and venture capital industries, and the ability to form investor syndicates

RBC Venture Partners

Since 1969, Royal Bank of Canada has been an active private equity technology investor throughout North America.

RBC Venture Partners is a dedicated team of investment professionals investing venture capital and growth equity on behalf of Royal Bank of Canada.

Their investment activity is focused on the financial services industry through two funds:

  • Software & Technology Fund (STF) – an early-stage venture fund specializing in financial technology and software for the financial services vertical market; and,
  • Financial Services Fund (FSF) – a later-stage growth equity fund focused on technology-enabled financial services businesses.

In addition to providing financial support to investees, RBC brings the breadth and depth of business and technology expertise of a global financial services player, market leadership and compelling brand recognition that translates into revenue traction for growing companies with convincing business plans. Their strategic and financial value equals competitive advantage for their investees.