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101 Best Canada Based Venture Capital Startups and Companies 2021

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Canada based Venture Capital companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Venture Capital industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Canada Venture Capital Startups

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Clearco

Clearco

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Clearco is a suite of performance financing products & services tailor-made for founders in all stages of their journey.

Garage Capital

Garage Capital

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Garage Capital is an investment fund focusing on early-stage companies in the Waterloo area.

Garage Capital

TIMIA Capital

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TIMIA Capital is a specialty finance company focused on providing growth capital to B2B and SaaS companies.

Garage Capital

Framework Ventures

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Framework Ventures is a venture capital firm that invests in founders that enable blockchain technologies.

Garage Capital

Fairfax Financial Holdings

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Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited is a financial services holding company

Garage Capital

Innovacorp

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Innovacorp, an early-stage venture capital firm, helps knowledge-based startups commercialize their technologies in the global marketplace.

Garage Capital

Tricon Residential

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Tricon Residential is a rental housing company focused on serving the middle market demographic across North America.

Garage Capital

InvestX Capital

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InvestX is the private equity marketplace for registered dealers to provide access to retail accredited investors.

Garage Capital

Canopy Rivers

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Canopy Rivers is a venture capital firm specializing in cannabis.

Garage Capital

FrontFundr

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FrontFundr is a registered financial services firm that combines advanced compliance technology

Garage Capital

Onex

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Onex is a private equity firm that invests and manages capital on behalf of its shareholders and institutional investors.

Garage Capital

V2 Games

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V2 Games is a video game investment firm.

Garage Capital

Hardbacon

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Hardbacon strives to help Canadians make better financial decisions.

Garage Capital

Corl

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Corl provides capital as a service solution through revenue sharing.

Garage Capital

Origin House

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Origin House is the home for cannabis brands from distribution to brand acceleration.

Garage Capital

Panache Ventures

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Panache Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in seed stage startup investments.

Garage Capital

Venture For Canada

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Their mission is to provide opportunities for the best and brightest to create dynamic companies

Garage Capital

Mosaic Capital Corporation

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Mosaic Capital Corporation is an investment company based in western Canada that owns a portfolio of established businesses operating.

Garage Capital

TSX Venture Exchange

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TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) is the world’s leading public venture marketplace for early-stage companies across a diverse range of sectors.

Garage Capital

International Deal Gateway

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Deal Gateway is a private online global deal community exclusively for exceptional entrepreneurs, investors and Family Offices.

Garage Capital

True North Apartment REIT

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True North Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust is an owner and acquirer of Canadian commercial real estate properties.

Garage Capital

Grayhawk Investment Strategies

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They design and implement tailored investment strategies for high net worth families.

Garage Capital

Hack Capital Ventures

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Hack Capital is a software company that helps digital companies hire, train, retain, and motivate employees.

Garage Capital

Export Development Canada

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Export Development Canada supports Canada’s export trade by helping companies react to international business openings.

Garage Capital

SPIRIT Blockchain Capital

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SPIRIT Blockchain – Bridging Blockchain and Digital Assets to Capital Markets – A unique way to invest in Blockchain and Digital Assets

Garage Capital

CannCure Investments

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CannCure is a privately-held corporation that operates as an investment company.

Garage Capital

Centech

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Centech assists tech startups with high growth potential to scale their company.

Garage Capital

Lumira Ventures

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Canada’s leading health care & life sciences venture capital firm with a 30-year reputation building companies across North America.

Garage Capital

Generation Ventures

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Generation Ventures is the venture arm of Generation Capital, a family office based in Toronto, Canada.

Garage Capital

Spartan Finance

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Everything you need to succeed in Biotech. Evening the playing field between retail investors and hedge funds.

Garage Capital

Ripple Ventures

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Early-stage venture fund based in Toronto, Canada focused on B2B SaaS startups in Toronto, New York & Boston.

Garage Capital

Elixxer

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Elixxer is a Canadian incorporated public company.

Garage Capital

Greenangel Energy

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GAE provides retail investors unique exposure to high-growth green investment opportunities.

Garage Capital

Sureswift Capital

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SureSwift Capital is a SaaS-focused venture capital firm.

Garage Capital

Clairvest Group

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Clairvest Group is an equity management firm that invests its own capital in entrepreneurial corporations.

Garage Capital

Mistral Venture Partners

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Mistral Venture Partners is a seed-stage venture capital firm that invests in early-stage technology companies.

Garage Capital

Evermount Ventures

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Evermount Ventures Inc is a capital pool company.

Garage Capital

Longbow Capital

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Longbow Capital is a private equity investment management company that invests in the energy and technology sector.

Garage Capital

GCI Capital

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GCI Capital is a Toronto based early stage venture capital firm.

Garage Capital

Champlain Financial Corporation

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Champlain Financial Corporation is a Montreal-based private equity firm focusing on Canadian small and mid-market investment opportunities.

Garage Capital

Acasta Enterprises

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Acasta Enterprises operates as a special purpose acquisition company.

Garage Capital

500 Startups Canada

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Geo-fund of the world-wide 500 Startups fund

Garage Capital

ActionTax.ca

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Taking Action for You! ActionTax is a leading Canadian tax preparation, accounting and tax law specialist.

Garage Capital

Crown Capital Partners

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Crown Capital Partners is a financial consulting business for companies in the Canadian mid-market.

Garage Capital

Maple Leaf Angels

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Maple Leaf Angels are an experienced group of private investors looking for great entrepreneurs, great products and great companies.

Garage Capital

4Front Capital Partners

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4Front Capital Partners operates as an independent investment bank.

Garage Capital

Karta Ventures

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Karta Ventures helps entrepreneurs grow their companies quickly and sustainably.

Garage Capital

GreenBank Capital

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GreenBank Capital Inc is a public company in Canada with 80% subsidary with GreenCoinX Inc. and 100% subsidary with GreenBank Financial Inc.

Garage Capital

Disruption Ventures

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Disruption Ventures, a private female-founded venture capital fund investing in businesses led by women.

Garage Capital

Institutional Limited Partners Association

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Institutional Limited Partners Association is a member-driven organization dedicated to advancing the interests of private equity.

Garage Capital

Genesis Centre

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Genesis Centre is a business incubator for technology start-ups.

Garage Capital

Folkard & Company

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ATTACH THE BUSINESS PLAN BY E-MAIL. Will be the only firm with in-house banking, world wide off-shore in-house facilities.

Garage Capital

Axsium

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Axsium Group was founded in 2004 with the goal of delivering value-added consulting advice and best practice knowledge to the emerging

Garage Capital

National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada

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Canada’s leading Fintech association helping innovative start-ups and scale-ups launch and accelerate growth.

Garage Capital

Entheos Capital Corp

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Entheos Capital Corp, formerly Waterfront Capital, provides capital markets and advisory business services to listed Canadian companies.

Garage Capital

Strawhouse

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We blend financial resources, creative, strategy and machine learning to launch and scale billion dollar consumer brands

Garage Capital

Everpay

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Everpay is an online, multinational payment transaction company that specializes in electronic payment solutions.

Garage Capital

Hedonic Capital

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Hedonic Capital aims to ease the financial management burden from businesses as they expand operations.

Garage Capital

Nimbus Synergies Inc.

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Investment program for Digital Health companies located in BC, Canada

Garage Capital

Global Care Capital

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Global Care Capital is a global investment company which specializes in providing early stage financing to private and public companies.

Garage Capital

B.C. Innovation Council (BCIC)

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BCIC accelerates technology commercialization by supporting startups & developing entrepreneurs.

Garage Capital

MetaFinance

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A digital peer-to-peer platform for private investment opportunities.

Garage Capital

fundii

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Financial Services for Tech Startups

Garage Capital

Hillcore Group

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The Hillcore Group is a leading independent Canadian investment and advisory firm.

Garage Capital

Founders Advantage Capital

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FA Capital is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “FCF” and employs a passive and permanent investment approach.

Garage Capital

Axxiome Group

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A global financial services software, innovation and advisory company focused on disruption and transformation.

Garage Capital

BDC Healthcare Venture

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The Healthcare Venture Fund invests in transformative Canadian companies working to increase healthcare productivity.

Garage Capital

PWL Capital

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nvestment management & financial planning firm for affluent Canadian individuals, families, & professionals.

Garage Capital

Pinetree Capital

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Pinetree Capital Ltd. was born out of the ingenuity of Sheldon Inwentash, its Founder and current Chairman and CEO. The Company started in

Garage Capital

Ekagrata

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Ekagrata is a private investment and holding company that aims to build long term businesses with global presence and leadership positions

Garage Capital

Pender Growth Fund

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Pender Growth Fund (VCC) Inc. (the Fund), operating under the B.C. Small Business Venture Capital Act (SBVCA).

Garage Capital

Jovian Capital Corporation

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Jovian Capital Corporation is an asset management company. Jovian is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol JOV.

Garage Capital

National Angel Capital Organization

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NACO is an angel capital industry association focused on access to capital and mentorship for entrepreneurs.

Garage Capital

Block One Capital

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Block One Capital is a blockchain technology

Garage Capital

Cambridge House

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Cambridge House International Inc. has grown to be the world leader in producing resource investment conferences.

Garage Capital

CIX – Canadian Innovation Exchange

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Accelerating the development of the ground-breaking technologies, products and services propelling the Canadian economy into the future.

Garage Capital

8 Billion Acts of Innovation – Investment Firm

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8 Billion Acts of Innovations is an investment firm that invests $45 million + in various artificial intelligence and blockchain companies

Garage Capital

Freedom 55 Financial

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Freedom 55 Financial is a financial security planning organization.

Garage Capital

Numus Financial

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Numus Financial is a venture capital firm focused on early-stage, high-growth companies.

Garage Capital

WEtech Alliance

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WEtech’s vision is to build a regional technology community that fosters entrepreneurship, innovation.

Garage Capital

Covalent Technologies

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Enterprise support for Apache open source solutions.

Garage Capital

Maxam Capital

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Maxam Capital is an independent provider of structured investments for both publicly and privately traded businesses seeking capital.

Garage Capital

Hampton Securities

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Hampton Securities is a Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada.

Garage Capital

Kepler Capital

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Kepler Capital is a private equity firm that focuses on acquiring exceptional small businesses throughout North America.

Garage Capital

McCain Capital Partners

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McCain Capital Partners is in the business of growing businesses. It makes long-term investments alongside strong, aligned management teams.

Garage Capital

Canadian Corporate Coaching Group

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The Canadian Corporate Coaching Group (CCCG) is a start-up company based in Calgary/AB, Canada.

Garage Capital

Full Stack

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Full Stack is a capital investment firm that connects with budding entrepreneurs.

Garage Capital

Crosswinds Holdings

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Value-based private equity firm focusing on long-term strategic opportunities. They have a primary focus on the insurance industry.

Garage Capital

Sora Capital Corp.

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Sora Capital Corp. is private equity and venture capital firm specializing in investments in seed stage and emerging companies.

Garage Capital

Lift Accelerator

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Lift Accelerator is one of the few programs that provide early-stage investment capital to entrepreneurs and startups.

Garage Capital

Quantum Growth Advisors

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Quantum Growth Advisors focuses on fundraising and lead generation for organizations in the healthcare and technology sector.

Garage Capital

Jarislowsky Fraser

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Jarislowsky Fraser is an independent investment firm that offers investment services worldwide

Garage Capital

Fortier & Co Consulting

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Fortier & Co is a management consulting specialized in business strategy, corporate financing and performance optimization

Garage Capital

Rhyno Equity Group

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Rhyno is an investment corporation specializing in the acquisition and operation of healthy manufacturing companies in North America.

Garage Capital

Aberdeen International

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Resource-focused investment fund Unique in that their investments are actively managed until maturity, reducing risk and enhancing returns.

Garage Capital

Eos Nation

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Eos Nation is an internet company located in Ottawa.

Garage Capital

AVAC Group

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AVAC Group is a company that provides multi-stage venture capital financing support.

Garage Capital

Edō Capital

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edō Capital is an early-stage private equity firm that supports sustainable food innovators and entrepreneurs.

Garage Capital

fundfindr

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fundfindr is a Web 2.0 community and services platform for entrepreneurs and investors to learn, pitch, fund, and collaborate.

Garage Capital

IJW & Co.

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IJW & Co. providing M&A, corporate finance, and business valuation advisory services to mid-market companies.

Garage Capital

Asia-Pacific Youth Entrepreneurship Foundation

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Drive Innovation beyond Borders / Empower Entrepreneurship among Youth in the APAC / To Connect & Grow

Written by Tenner Smith

Tenner Smith - I have experience in financial intelligence and automated intelligence. In industry I have worked on artificial intelligence and machine learning. Tenner Smith is a reporter at DF media.

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