Deadline To Apply: June 30, 2018

Program Details:

The BDC Capital Women in Technology Fund has a bold vision: Foster the creation of the next generation of millionaire Canadian women technology entrepreneurs. With $70 million to be invested over 5 years, it’s the largest venture capital fund in North America dedicated solely to investing in early stage Canadian women led technology companies across sectors. As part of the program, $60 million are dedicated to direct investments to support women-led tech firms in equity at the seed stage, Series A stage and sometimes at the Series B stage, alongside accelerator partners, investors and other corporate venture partners, as part of a syndicate or as a lead investor. The remaining $10 million is allotted to indirect investments for regional initiatives.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be a Canadian company, with a venture profile, led by women – have a woman founder, CEO, CTO, CFO or be in a key C-suite position
  • Large, definable and defensible market opportunity
  • Have a minimum viable product and initial market traction
  • Have early revenues and an ability to scale
  • Have first customer adoption or with revenues and accelerating sales growth quickly
  • Have a coachable team
  • Raising a minimum of $1 million in equity at the seed stage and up to $10 million at the growth stage

Critical Dates:

  • Ongoing intake

Organizer Name: BDC
Contact Name: None