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Venture Ontario is the venture capital investment agency of the government of Ontario. Venture Ontario was created to promote and develop the venture capital sector in Ontario, to assist high potential technology companies access capital vital to grow and prosper. 

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Venture Ontario News

The latest news from Venture Ontario

April 25, 2023

Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, announced that $50 million will be invested in six venture capital funds focused on the Life Sciences sector under the renewed Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative (VCCI).

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September 8, 2022

Panache Ventures, one of Canada’s most active early-stage investors, has doubled up for its second fund.

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December 9, 2021

Whitecap Venture Partners today announced its new fund, Whitecap V, with commitments of C$140 million. Returning investors include Kensington Capital Partners, BMO Capital Partners (BMOCP), Inuvialuit Investment Corporation, and several other institutional investors and high-net-worth family offices. Venture Ontario is one of several new LPs in Whitecap V.

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