Yaletown Partners Research Highlights Canada’s Opportunity to Enhance Technology Growth by Closing Investment Gaps

Vancouver, BC – Yaletown Partners today released a detailed study on Canada’s financing activity, which reveals significant gaps in capital available for the country’s technology companies. Access to capital, talent and markets are the three key drivers of Canada’s innovation ecosystem. The report shows that gaps in Canada’s capital supply… Read More

Five Questions with Yaletown Partners’ Brad Johns and Salil Munjal

PE Hub Canada sat down with General Partners Brad Johns and Salil Munjal to talk about the fund and its goals. We also took the opportunity to discuss the latest financing of Bit Stew Systems, a data-integration platform for the industrial Internet. Read more Author: PE Hub Network… Read More

Bit Stew Systems Completes Initial Closing of Series C to Drive the Future of the IIoT Ecosystem

Burnaby, BC – Bit Stew Systems, developer of the premier platform that solves the data integration challenge in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today announced the initial closing of Series C funding to help advance the company’s global market growth and development plans. The undisclosed investment round includes an… Read More

Growth Stories Well Told by CEOs in Yaletown Portfolio

If you weren’t among the crowd at Yaletown Partners’ 2016 Annual Meeting Welcome event, here’s a run down of the portfolio companies that shared their growth stories. These companies are well worth watching and we thank each CEO for carving out precious time to be in Vancouver and present. Read More

Yaletown Newsletter – Yaletown Emerging Growth Fund in Early Stages

Yaletown has invested in a number of “emerging-growth” technology businesses in recent years. Typically, these companies had annual product sales of $2-5 million and were looking to scale their go-to-market programs. Read the web version of the March Newsletter Author: Yaletown… Read More

Bit Stew Among Top 50 Technology Investments of 2015 as Yaletown Works to Close Canada’s Emerging-Growth Financing Gap

Yaletown Partners remains one of Canada’s most active private independent VC firms and our investment in Bit Stew Systems ranked as one of the top 50 deals of the year according to the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association’s independent annual roll of up investment activity for 2015. Read More

Betakit counts Showbie among its 11 Tech Companies to Watch for 2016

The Canadian Startup News & Tech Innovation blog, Betakit, announce its 11 Canadian Tech Companies Watch List for 2016. Among them, Yaletown portfolio company Showbie ranked for their innovation in EdTech. Here’s an excerpt… Showbie Alberta is quickly becoming a place to watch for exciting Canadian startups, with companies like… Read More

Yaletown Newsletter – Wantering Exit and Elastic Path Financing

In the last quarter, Yaletown announced the exit of Wantering, led a growth-funding round for Elastic Path and saw the Alberta Government support tech innovation with a contribution of $50M to Alberta Enterprise Corporation – a longtime investment partner with Yaletown. Read the web version of… Read More

Clique Media Acquires Shopping Startup Wantering, A Yaletown Portfolio Company

Clique Media Group, the company behind shoppable fashion site Who What Wear, has acquired Canadian startup [and Yaletown portfolio company] Wantering. Clique’s properties (which also include lifestyle site MyDomaine and beauty site Byrdie) already combine editorial content with… Read More

Vancouver company Phemi’s software promises to keep private data secure

There aren’t many teams that have had repeated success building up and selling valuable tech companies in Canada together. So when John Seminerio, Paul Terry and Adam Lorant embarked on their latest venture, Vancouver-based data security company PHEMI, they had little trouble lining up financial backers. “Hands-down, our investment was… Read More