Yaletown is a proud investor in seven Ready to Rocket Winners of 2018

Seven Yaletown portfolio companies earned recognition on the annual Ready to Rocket list which ranks promising British Columbia technology companies with rapid revenue growth. Our congratulations goes out to all of BC technology companies recognized, especially the following we are proud to fund. Ready to Rocket 2018… Read More

Toronto startup raises $20-million for software that can help predict heart failure

Globe and Mail reports on ThoughtWire $20-million financing. “Internet of things” technology is being used to remotely set thermostats, manage traffic signals and predict when to service industrial machines before they break down. Toronto entrepreneur Mike Monteith thinks it can also save lives. On Monday, his software startup, ThoughtWire Corp.,… Read More

ThoughtWire Closes $20 Million Financing, Yaletown Leads Round

Funding will support continued rapid growth as ThoughtWire’s Ambiant IIoT platform is used to drive the future of Smart Cities, Smart Healthcare and advanced manufacturing. TORONTO, ON – ThoughtWire, developers of the award-winning Ambiant™ IIoT platform, today announced the closing of a combined $20 million… Read More

Valuing your company for sale – Yaletown at TechExit.io

Interested to learn the ins and outs of selling or buying technology companies? Hans Knapp from our Yaletown team will be on a panel at the TechExit.io half-day conference taking place to discuss the ins and outs of buying and selling technology companies. Here are the details, everyone welcome. Valuing Technology Companies… Read More

CVCA Exclusive: Yaletown’s Knock Out 2017

CVCA has launched a new Quarterly Exclusive article series and this quarter Yaletown is in the spotlight. Excerpt from CVCA Quarterly Exclusive December 2017 – When Yaletown Partners was founded in 2001, it was to fill a gap its founders saw in the pre-revenue and pre-product market… Read More

Yaletown Partners makes its first Innovation Growth Fund investment into Finn.ai

Yaletown Partners has made the first investment of its new Innovation Growth Fund into Finn.ai, a Vancouver-based technology company that’s developed an AI-powered virtual assistant to help banks and credit unions to better engage with customers. Finn.ai’s software-based banking assistant utilizes conversational AI and natural language processing to… Read More

AEC invests $10M in Yaletown Innovation Growth Fund

Yaletown Partners is pleased to welcome long-time partner, Alberta Enterprise Corporation, as a $10-million investor in our latest fund: the Yaletown Innovation Growth Fund. Our new fund will invest in emerging growth technology companies across Canada focused on enhancing sustainability and productivity in the Intelligent Industry and Intelligent Enterprise sectors. Read More

Yaletown Joins Panel on Financing for Scale Up

Queens University Venture Network has invited Yaletown to join in a panel on financing technology businesses from getting started through to how to scale. Brad Johns look forward to participating with Dave Edmonds, Matt Mastracci and Brenda Slauko for a worthwhile discussion. Everyone is welcome – here are the details. Read More

Yaletown Contributes to Finn.ai $3 Million Financing Round

VANCOUVER, BC – Finn.ai, the award-winning, AI-powered virtual assistant built for banking and personal finance, today announced it has raised $3 million in its recent institutional financing round. Yaletown Partners, a Vancouver-based national venture capital firm focused on Canadian emerging-growth technology companies, Flying Fish Partners, a Seattle-based… Read More

Innovation Opportunities Western Canada – Yaletown Perspective at ACG Conference Oct 24-25

Curious to learn about disruption and investment opportunities arising from the adoption of new technologies in the Western Canadian middle market? Hear Yaletown insights and perspectives of other investors and tech execs at the ACG Middle Market Growth Conference on Oct 24-25 at the Hyatt Regency in Calgary. Brad… Read More