gShift is proud to have the following organizations as part of the team:
Brightspark Ventures is a next-generation venture capital firm based in Canada that invests to build and grow early-stage software companies. Brightspark’s team has been at the forefront of the Canadian software industry since its inception. They have been a leading VC since 1999 and have invested in some of Canada’s best success stories. Visit them at www.brightspark.com.
Growthworks is one of Canada’s largest Venture Capital investors. The
Commercialization Fund invests in early-stage Canadian technology companies with unique intellectual property and entrepreneurs with proven track records. Visit them at www.growthworks.ca.
Accelerator Fund (IAF) builds and strengthens Ontario-based businesses in the cleantech, ICT, life sciences & healthcare sectors. IAF investment selection is highly competitive. Successful companies are subject to rigorous due diligence and a prescribed approval process. Visit them at www.marsdd.com.
FedDev Investing in Business Innovation is part of the Government of Canada’s Economic Action Plan. IBI provides mentorship, entrepreneurial support and financing to help new businesses grow and succeed. High-growth businesses and new entrepreneurs are critical to southern Ontario’s competitiveness. Support through IBI increases the potential for businesses to succeed by strengthening angel networks and encouraging the development of partnerships between early-stage businesses and investors so that entrepreneurs have the tools and capital they need to become world-leading innovators. Visit them at www.feddevontario.gc.ca.