Canadian Venture Fund Targeting Women Entrepreneurs Gets Significant Raise from Institutional Investors

StandUp Ventures, a seed stage fund investing across Canada in women-led or co-led high growth ventures, announced new follow-on funding commitments from CIBC, Export Development Canada (EDC), Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund II (NVCF II), RBC, and Vancity. StandUp Ventures launched in May 2017 with a commitment from Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) as the fund’s founding and anchor Limited Partner.