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 agtech

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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September 25, 2023|Agtech, News

FCC joins AGTECH ACCELERATOR partnership

Farm Credit Canada has announced a new financial commitment and partnership with AGTECH ACCELERATOR, joining Emmertech, Cultivator, and Economic Development Regina.

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September 21, 2023|News

Cultivator’s Jordan McFarlen joins Conexus VC

Conexus Venture Capital is pleased to announce Jordan McFarlen has joined as Director of CVC. Jordan previously was Business Incubator Manager with Cultivator, helping raise $115M+ for companies.

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August 29, 2023|News

Conexus VC & Cultivator announce partnership with C100

Conexus Venture Capital is joining Cultivator in partnering with C100. This will give our portfolio companies access to a global network of resources to grow their businesses to the next level.

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August 21, 2023|Agtech, News, Portfolio Company

15 Canadian farming startups changing the game

Emmertech portfolio company GroundTruth Ag and scout investments AgVisorPro, Picketa Systems, and OneCup AI have been named some of the 15 Canadian farm startups changing the game.

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August 11, 2023|News, Portfolio Company

Taiv and Pepsi collaborate on “better with Pepsi” campaign

Taiv has partnered with Pepsi on the latest “better with Pepsi” campaign, highlighting “rum and Pepsi” as a drink of choice on Taiv screens in their markets. Read more about the exciting results.

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July 27, 2023|Agtech, News

AGTECH ACCELERATOR & Olds College partner on agtech hub

AGTECH ACCELERATOR, a partnership of Emmertech, Cultivator, and EDR, has partnered on a MOU with Olds College to help build a new agtech hub in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

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July 24, 2023|Agtech, News, Portfolio Company

Vive chosen for Canada’s Global Hypergrowth Project

Vive Crop Protection has been chosen as 1 of 8 companies for Government of Canada’s Global Hypergrowth Project. The program looks to scale Canadian companies into new global powerhouses.

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June 12, 2023|Agtech, News, Portfolio Company

Vive announces extension of Series C funding round

Vive Crop Protection has raised an additional CA$11.2M in an extension to its Series C financing round. Investors joining Emmertech include BDC, EDC, and Co-operators.

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June 7, 2023|Agtech, News, Portfolio Company

Farm Health Guardian merges with USA’s NoveTechnologies

Two innovators, Farm Health Guardian Ltd. and NoveTechnologies, LLC (NoveTech) have joined to bring revolutionary farm biosecurity technology to pork and poultry producers in North America.

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