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Proud winners of two CVCA Deal of the Year Awards and the 2017 Angel of the Year Award
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Our Managing Partners have been VC investors in Canada since 1999
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In the past 10 years, Brightspark has achieved a 66% internal rate of return*
We have invested in some of the best early-stage companies in Canada. Here’s a sample of our investments:
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Brightspark is broadening its investment focus. While the core of what we do is – and will remain – investing in Series A stage companies, we are moving up and down the VC investment pipeline. In the future, you will likely see us placing extra-selective bets on pre-Seed/Seed companies, as well as backing more mature companies at an early growth stage.
Brightspark State of Mind - Episode 1: Creating Proprietary Deal Flow and Relationships in Venture Capital
Episode 1 is about creating proprietary deal flow and relationships in venture capital. In a thriving tech ecosystem like Canada, finding great companies to invest in isn’t the challenge - finding those deals before anyone else is. In today’s episode, Alex and Eleonore discuss finding and creating proprietary deal flow, and the importance of relationships in venture capital.
How a venture capitalist prepares for a potential economic downturn.
In VC much like elsewhere in life, risk and return are correlated. If you want to make higher returns, you must take on higher risk. The most powerful strategy to mitigate that risk is diversification. We’ve identified four best practices that will guide you in diversifying your portfolio.