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 in high-growth tech startups with the objective of fueling the local economy.

Our story

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

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Our companies

Since launching in 2019, we’ve invested in over 15 companies and continue to grow our portfolio.

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Investing in agtech

Agtech requires companies to build highly reliable products that deliver an immediate return on investment to the farm. Our agtech focused fund, Emmertech, is backed by key stakeholders in the Canadian agriculture ecosystem, ranging from farmers with boots on the ground and global agribusiness leaders, ready to help our portfolio companies grow. a

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March 22, 2022|News

IntelliCulture closes $1.7 million Emmertech-led seed round

IntelliCulture has secured $1.7 million CAD in seed financing led by Emmertech. Learn more here.

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January 28, 2022|News

Emmertech closes $60M fund to help fuel Canada as global agtech leader

Emmertech, an agtech focused venture capital fund managed and operated by Conexus Venture Capital has announced its final close of $60 million, headlined by The Mosaic Company and Viterra who both joined prior to the fund close on Dec. 31, 2021

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December 16, 2021|News

Ukko Agro closes $5.1 million seed round to help farmers make crop management decisions at scale

Toronto-based software startup, Ukko Agro, has secured $5.1 million CAD in seed financing, led by Emmertech. Learn more here.

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November 23, 2021|News

Lucent BioSciences receives $4.2 million investment to bring carbon-neutral fertilizers to market

Lucent BioSciences, Inc. announces the close of $4.2 million in investments from Emmertech, Amathaon, SVG Ventures, WUITF Capital, Vantech/eFund and Vancouver-based angel investors. Learn more here.

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August 23, 2021|News

Conexus Venture Capital launches agtech focused venture capital fund

Conexus Venture Capital launches Emmertech, a new venture capital fund focused on Canadian agtech and agribusiness innovation. Emmertech reached an initial close of $45 million CAD and expects to cross $60 million CAD by the final close at the end of the year.

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July 15, 2021|News

CleanTech startup, Prairie Robotics, closes $690K seed round

Cultivator GROW Company, Prairie Robotics, announced the close of a $690,000 seed round, led by Conexus Venture Capital. Learn more here.

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