Alberta Innovators Ecosystem

Phases

Growth
Acceleration

Attributes

  • Funding/Funding Support/Investment Attraction

Industry

  • Information and Communications
  • Agriculture

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AVAC

AVAC Ltd. is a Canadian venture investor with over 16 years of active investment in early stage technology ventures. We recently established Verdex Capital as our key Ag Tech investment arm. Verdex Capital has partnered with Finistere Ventures – a top-tier US Ag Tech investor – to assist with the management of the Finistere FVII Fund. We also manage an early-stage venture capital fund-of-funds investment pool and the Accelerate Fund, an angel co-investment fund. The Accelerate Fund is an angel co-investment fund that invests in promising Alberta technology companies. Investments are consistent with common venture capital investing practices, utilizing an array of equity and debt instruments. AVAC Ltd., who manages the Fund, performs due diligence, makes investment decisions, and provides ongoing support to portfolio companies on behalf of the Fund. In support of the funded companies, The Accelerate Fund Industry Committee (an advisory network managed by the A100) was designed to provide additional “hands-on” resources to the portfolio companies. Alberta Enterprise Corporation is The Accelerate Fund’s Limited Partner.

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