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Ventures West

Contact: Ted Anderson
Work 1066 West Hastings St Suite 2500 Vancouver V6E 3X1 Canada Work Phone: 604-688-9495 Website: http://www.ventureswest.com

Biography

Ventures West is one of Canada’s largest privately owned venture capital companies. Our investment focus is on communications, biotechnology, and clean technology firms. Our current investment focus is on solar power, solid-state lighting, geothermal, clean coal, and technologies that improve the efficiency of energy consumption.

Within the cleantech sector we have made investments in 6N Silicon (solar), Angstrom Power (energy storage), Sixtron (materials), and Switch Materials (advanced windows). Ventures West primarily focuses on early stage companies looking for their seed or first outside round. Our investments to date have ranged from $1 to $7 million and reserve our investment activities to the US and Canada.

Categories: $1M - $2M, $2M - $5M, $5M or more, Canada, Carbon Mitigation, Debt, Energy: Any, Equity, First Outside Round, Information Technology, Internet / Media, Life Sciences, Seed, US: Anywhere, Venture Capital Firm

Ventures West

Contact: David Berkowitz
Work 1066 West Hastings St. Suite 2500 Vancouver British Columbia V6E 3X1 Canada Work Phone: (604) 688-9495 Website: http://www.ventureswest.com

Biography

Ventures West is an active venture capital partner that invests as a lead or in syndication in early stage technology companies across Canada from offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.

 

Our sector focal points are in biotechnology, clean technology, and communications. Venture West’s current investment focus within clean technology is on solar power, solid-state lighting, geothermal, clean coal, and technologies that improve the efficiency of energy consumption.

Venture West invest in all stage of project development. Our investment amounts vary.

 

We prefer that potential enterprises submit a business plan through our website.

 

Categories: Any, Canada, Energy: Any, Equity, First Outside Round, Follow-on, Industrial Technologies, Life Sciences, Materials, Seed, Venture Capital Firm, Water
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