Conexus Venture Capital Fund #1 is a 2019 vintage general technology fund that invests in a diversified portfolio of high-growth startups located in the Canadian prairies.

Objective

Invest in local high-growth tech start ups.

Fund investors

Fund #1 investors represent a strong mix of credit unions, business leaders, and a Saskatchewan-based venture capital retail fund with approximately 28,000 shareholders.  

Who we’re looking to invest in

We are no longer making new investments through this fund. 

Exits

Recent news

November 10, 2023|News, Portfolio Company

Coconut Software named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50

CVC Fund #1 Portfolio company Coconut Software was recently named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 2023, a measure of the fastest growing tech companies in Canada.

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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 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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June 6, 2023|News, Portfolio Company

RiverCity Innovations & 7shifts team up on new integration

Saskatoon startups RiverCity Innovations and 7shifts team up to help restaurants improve their food temperature monitoring processes, integrating RCI sensors into 7shifts’ software platform.

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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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September 6, 2022|News, Portfolio Company

Curatio merges with medtech startup from Australia

Vancouver digital health startup, Curatio, has announced it has merged with Sydney, Austrailia’s RxMx to form RxPx. Learn more here.

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July 15, 2021|News, Portfolio Company

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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March 31, 2021|News, Portfolio Company

Saskatoon-based tech startup, Rivercity Innovations, closes $700K seed round

Conexus Venture Capital Inc. portfolio company, Rivercity Innovations, announced the closed of a CAD $700,000 seed round, led by Conexus Venture Capital Inc. with participation from Golden Opportunities Fund and Tribune Capital. Learn more here.

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