Bain Capital Ventures is the venture arm within Bain Capital, which has approximately $66 billion of assets under management worldwide. The firm's history of investing in early stage companies dates back to 1984 with over 125 venture investments since inception. Bain Capital Ventures manages $1.5 billion of assets, has over 70 active portfolio companies, and has offices in Boston, New York, and Palo Alto. The firm has helped steer many ideas to success by working in partnership with management teams, pairing talented and passionate entrepreneurs with industry experts, opening doors to customers, and collaborating on sound long-term strategies.
BDC is a financial institution wholly owned by the government of Canada. BDC plays a leadership role in delivering financial, investment and consulting services to Canadian business, with a particular focus on the technology and export sectors of the economy.
Established in 1994, Covington Capital is one of Canada’s largest providers of venture capital investment funds. Managing over $300 million in assets, Covington provides Canadians with the ability to access venture capital investment opportunities via their suite of retail venture capital product offerings. Covington invests in privately held enterprises with the objective of growing the business toward an eventual exit (typically through an initial public offering, merger, or acquisition) seeking to provide a strong return over the initial investment. With an extensive network of industry professionals, strategic partners, and comprehensive strategic and operational expertise, Covington is one of the top choices for entrepreneurs seeking a venture capital partner. Covington’s investment team is comprised of some of Canada’s most experienced venture capital managers. The team has invested in a number of companies through a diverse range of industry sectors including traditional industries, technology, and health care. Covington’s conservative, later-stage focus and successful track record have made them a leader in Canada’s venture capital landscape.
GrowthWorks™ is a recognized leader in venture capital fund management with proven experience in the raising and managing of capital. GrowthWorks managed funds have $800 million in combined assets and include the Working Opportunity Fund, GrowthWorks Canadian Fund, GrowthWorks Commercialization Fund and GrowthWorks Atlantic Venture Fund. GrowthWorks has a team of skilled and knowledgeable investment professionals with a combined 200 years of experience. The Investment team has a proven track record of identifying, analyzing, and structuring investments in emerging sectors.
Fujitsu Network Communications Inc. is an innovator and strategic partner with over 20 years of experience as a leading provider of wireline and wireless networking solutions that solve critical business issues and enable new services.