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Websitegrowthworks.ca
Twitter@GrowthWorks
Phone800.268.8244
Emailclient.services@g...
Employees
Founded1/1999
DescriptionCanadian Venture Capital Firm

Funds

Offices

HQ
2600 - 1055 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, V6E 3R5, CAN
Toronto, CAN
130 King Street West
Suite 2200
Toronto, M5X 1E3, CAN

People

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CEO, Founder
COO
Chief Financial Officer
President & CEO of Growthworks Atlantic Ltd
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VP, Investments
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GrowthWorks Capital

GrowthWorks is one of Canada’s leading venture capital management companies managing funds that rigorously follow core principles: structure strategic investments in growth-oriented companies, value portfolio assets conservatively, build vital industry connections and minimize risk through diversification.

GrowthWorks offers regionally based retail venture capital funds (RVCs) right across Canada. These GrowthWorks managed funds include the Working Opportunity Fund, GrowthWorks Canadian Fund, GrowthWorks Commercialization Fund, and GrowthWorks Atlantic Venture Fund.

They manage funds with a total of over $900 million in assets, with a primary focus on Canada’s most promising sectors: information technology, life sciences and advanced manufacturing.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
ResponseTek 1/2014Venture Round$6M2
BTI Systems 1/2014Series D$27M4
Ambit Biosciences 11/2012Venture Round$50M9
GenoLogics 2/2012Series D$8M4
adfinitum Networks 2/2012Venture Round$542k1
Spinzo 12/2011Seed$750k2
gShift Labs 9/2011Series A$1.1M1
Ambit Biosciences 6/2011Series D$30M10
PerspecSys 5/2011Series A$8M2
General Fusion 5/2011Series B$19.5M7
ClearRisk 1/2011Venture Round$1M1
Celator Pharmaceuticals 9/2010Series D$20M7
Morega Systems 7/2010Series B$10M4
Redlen Technologies 2/2010Venture Round$7.8M4
Sampling Technologies 1/2010Venture Round$2M1
SWITCH Materials 1/2010Series B$7.5M4
Strutta 10/2009DebtC$400k1
General Fusion 8/2009Series A$13.8M3
Covarity 5/2009Venture Round$3M4
OneChip Photonics 3/2009Series A$19.5M4
Zeugma Systems 3/2009Series C$9M7
GenoLogics 2/2009Series C$5M3
Mixpo 2/2009Series B$4M3
Layer 7 Technologies 2/2009Venture Round$11M1
xkoto 1/2009Series C$3M2
Sysomos 12/2008Seed$250k3
Sutus 10/2008Venture Round$4.5M3
Librestream Technologies Inc. 10/2008Venture RoundC$9.1M1
iMPath Networks 6/2008Venture Round$3.02M2
Inimex Pharmaceuticals 6/2008Series B$22M8
Sutus 6/2008Venture Round$4.97M2
Strutta 4/2008Seed$1.2M2
Adnavance Technologies 2/2008Series BC$3.7M3
Zeugma Systems 12/2007Series B$22.5M6
CELLFOR 11/2007Venture Round$24.5M3
xkoto 11/2007Series B$7.5M2
Morega Systems 8/2007Series A$10M2
NowPublic 7/2007Series A$10.6M3
EQO 4/2007Series B$9M3
PlanetEye 1/2007Series A3
Layer 7 Technologies 10/2006Series B$8.9M3
Covarity 5/2006Series B$3.2M4
Viron Therapeutics 5/2006Series A$20M6
D-Wave Systems 5/2006Series B$14M5
Spotwave Wireless 1/2006Venture Round$10M7
Mixpo 1/2006Series A$6.5M3
EQO 2006Series A$3.5M2
Adnavance Technologies 11/2005Series A$3.85M3
CELLFOR 10/2005Series C$32M4
Inimex Pharmaceuticals 7/2004Series A$4.5M3

Videos

Sources

  1. ResponseTek Raises $6M in Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  2. Networking tech firm BTI Systems closes round with $6M more (bizjournals.com) [edit]
  3. Ambit Biosciences Completes $50 Million Financing to Advance Lead Drug Candidate in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (phx.corporate-ir.net) [edit]
  4. GenoLogics, Inc.: Series D $8M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  5. GrowthWorks, RDC Put $542K Into Adfinitum Networks (fis.dowjones.com) [edit]
  6. Citation Needed [add]
  7. gShift Labs Raises $1.1M in Series A Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  8. AMBIT BIOSCIENCES COMPLETES $30 MILLION SERIES D-2 FINANCING (phx.corporate-ir.net) [edit]
  9. PerspecSys Closes $8M Series A Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  10. General Fusion Closes $19.5M Series B Funding Round (generalfusion.com) [edit]
  11. GrowthWorks Atlantic Venture Fund Announces Investment in ClearRisk Inc. (marketwire.com) [edit]
  12. CELATOR® PHARMACEUTICALS RAISES $20 MILLION IN SERIES D FINANCING (celatorpharma.com) [edit]
  13. Morega Systems Closes US$10 Million Series B Funding Round with Existing and New Investors (morega.com) [edit]
  14. REDLEN TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES $7.8 MILLION IN FINANCING AND NEW BOARD MEMBERS (redlen.ca) [edit]
  15. Canada, Sampling Technologies Raises $2M (finsmes.com) [edit]
  16. Canada, SWITCH Materials Raises C$7.5M in Series B Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  17. Growthworks Portfolio List (growthworks.ca) [edit]
  18. General Fusion Closes First Series A Funding with Support from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (generalfusion.com) [edit]
  19. Covarity Secures Additional Venture Capital Funding to Continue Growth of Commercial Loan Monitoring Solution (covarity.com) [edit]
  20. OneChip Photonics Secures $19.5 Million in Venture Capital Financing from Leading Canadian and U.S. Investors (ca.news.finance.yahoo.com) [edit]
  21. Zeugma Announces $9 Million Series C Funding;Total Funding Approaches $50 Million (fundedlocal.com) [edit]
  22. GenoLogics raises C$5 million; Pfizer eyes generic growth (fiercebiotech.com) [edit]
  23. Mixpo Raises $4 Million More For Video Advertising Tech (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  24. Working Opportunity Fund makes follow on investment in Layer 7 Technologies (layer7tech.com) [edit]
  25. xkoto Secures $3 Million in Financing from GrandBanks Capital and GrowthWorks Canadian Fund (xkoto.com) [edit]
  26. Sysomos Raises Financing (blog.sysomos.com) [edit]
  27. Sutus raises further $4.5 Million funding (sutus.com) [edit]
  28. Growth Works Managed Portfolio Search (growthworks.ca) [edit]
  29. Impath Networks Canada Corporation expands to Halifax (newswire.ca) [edit]
  30. Capital Funding Report [edit]
  31. EDGAR [edit]
  32. Strutta Raises $1.2 For Online Competitions (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  33. Adnavance Technologies Completes $3.7 Million Financing (adnavance.com) [edit]
  34. Zeugma Systems raises $22.5M for next-gen broadband (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  35. CELLFOR ANNOUNCES $24,500,000 FINANCING (cellfor.com) [edit]
  36. Xkoto, data virtualization for large companies, raises $7.5M (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  37. Citation Needed [add]
  38. Citation Needed [add]
  39. EQO Gets $9 Million Series B (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  40. PlanetEye’s investors include (main.planeteye.com) [edit]
  41. Layer 7 Technologies Announces US $8.9 Million Financing (shorelineventures.com) [edit]
  42. Covarity Secures $3.2 Million in Venture Capital Financing Funds expected to strengthen the company's lead in loan management software solutions for the financial services sector (covarity.com) [edit]
  43. Viron Therapeutics raises US $20 million (vironinc.com) [edit]
  44. Quantum Computer Pioneer D-Wave Systems Secures Funding (dwavesys.com) [edit]
  45. Spotwave Continues Growth: Closes $10 Million in Venture (spotwave.com) [edit]
  46. TechFlash (techflash.com) [edit]
  47. EQO Gets $9 Million Series B (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  48. Adnavance Technologies Inc. Secures Series A Financing Totaling $3.85 M (biospace.com) [edit]
  49. CELLFOR ANNOUNCES THE COMPLETION OF $32 MILLION SERIES C FINANCING (cellfor.com) [edit]
  50. Inimex Pharmaceuticals Announces $2 Million Second Closing of Series A (inimexpharma.com) [edit]
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