Founded by Conexus Credit Union, Conexus Venture Capital is an early stage venture capital firm based in the Canadian prairies.

We invest time, knowledge and capital into high-growth tech startups to improve the local economy!

Our Story

Founded on the idea of pooling capital to support and build the local economy, Conexus Credit Union launched Conexus Venture Capital to fuel the local tech ecosystem.


Investing in Local Tech

Our first fund (Fund #1) launched in 2019, investing in prairie based technology start ups.

The Ground Truth Ag field trial team on a farm near Holdfast, Saskatchewan in August 2022.

Investing in Ag-Tech

In 2021 Conexus Venture Capital launched an agtech focused fund, Emmertech, backed by key stakeholders in the North American agricultural ecosystem.

This fund invests where ‘technology meets the farm’.

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May 19, 2023|Agtech, News, Portfolio Company

Vive Crop Protection Receives First Canadian Registration

Vive Crop Protection Inc. is excited to announce its first Canadian product registration with the introduction of AZteroid™ FC3.3 fungicide. AZteroid FC3.3 protects potatoes against several diseases.

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May 19, 2023|Agtech, News, Portfolio Company

ChrysaLabs Raises $15 Million to Unearth Soil Data Using AI

Montréal agtech startup ChrysaLabs, which provides soil-testing technologies, raised a $15-million CAD round. Leaps by Bayer, TELUS Ventures, and BDC Capital are among new investors.

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May 5, 2023|Agtech, News, Portfolio Company

Clocking up a week’s work in just one day

An inside look at how SwarmFarm Robotics partnered with an Australian farm to revolutionize how they operate, with robots completing tasks in a fraction of traditional farm labour hours.

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April 21, 2023|Agtech, News, Portfolio Company

Vivid Machines secures US $4.3M seed financing

Emmertech participates in the US $4.3M seed round for Vivid Machines. The company has developed technology that gives the fruit supply chain accurate real-time crop data down to the plant level.

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March 8, 2023|News

Investing in women builds great companies

Investing in diversity has been shown to perform better over time and that is evident in our portfolio returns. We are proud that almost 2/3 of our capital is invested in companies with a female founder.

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SwarmFarm Robotics founders stand in front of the autonomous tracker they invented in a field of crop

February 14, 2023|Agtech, News, Portfolio Company

SwarmFarm Robotics raises $12M AUD Series A

Emmertech co-leads the initial $12M AUD Series A fundraise with Swarm Farm Robotics, an automated agricultural technology company in Queensland, Australia.

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January 16, 2023|Agtech, News, Portfolio Company

Intelliculture chosen for John Deere’s 2023 Startup Program

Emmertech portfolio company, IntelliCulture, and Saskatchewan-based, Precision AI, are two of eight companies selected in the John Deere 2023 Startup Collaborator Program.

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The Ground Truth Ag field trial team on a farm near Holdfast, Saskatchewan in August 2022.

November 29, 2022|Agtech, News, Portfolio Company

Ground Truth Agriculture Inc. closes $4 million seed round

Ground Truth Agriculture Inc. announced the close of a $4 million seed round. The funding round was led by Conexus Venture Capital Inc. and includes $2 million from its agtech-focused Emmertech fund.

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November 24, 2022|Agtech, News

Opinion: War/COVID boost Canada AgTech, policy needs fix

Emmertech Managing Directors, Sean O’Connor and Kyle Scott, highlight tailwinds, challenges, and opportunities in the Canadian agtech space in an article published in the Globe & Mail.

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