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Posted by Brightspark on Sep 10, 2020

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Building the thesis behind the Brightspark Canadian Opportunities Fund

Earlier this week, we announced the third closing of our Brightspark Canadian Opportunities Fund (or “BCOF”, for short), with commitments of $60m to fund the next wave of exceptional Canadian tech startups. It certainly has been an interesting endeavour to raise a venture capital fund in – dare we say it – unprecedented times. We thought you might be interested in knowing the background story on timing, strategy for the fund, and our investments so far.

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