CBGF Celebrates Two-Year Launch Anniversary

This month we celebrate our two-year anniversary since our launch on June 19th, 2018. Since then, CBGF has been busy building our team to 19 employees who have contributed to our 6 new partnerships this year, bringing our portfolio to a total of 14 growing Canadian companies including 1 follow on investment.

We have deployed $39.25 million in capital this year towards the Canadian economy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing us to $127.8 million of invested capital to date. The companies we’ve backed can be found across Canada, in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Nova Scotia. Since our initial investments in each portfolio company, they have together created a total of 549 new jobs.

CBGF is proud to have been one of the most active growth capital investors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the uncertainty in the market and the shock to our economy as a result, we are grateful to be able to continue to support the growth of these impressive Canadian companies, and our Canadian economy. Thank you to all of our stakeholders, partners, advisors and all of those who have shown support over the last two years.

INVESTMENTS
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Full-service Digital Consultancy
Vancouver, BC

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Environmental Management Company
Pickering, ON

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Augmented Worker Solutions
Winnipeg, MB

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Auto-Collision Repair Consolidator
Kelowna, BC

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Downsizing Business Services
Kingston, ON

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Retail & Commercial Technology Repair
Toronto, ON

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Consumer Payments and E-Commerce Lending
Toronto, ON

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Game-Based Learning Platform
Burlington, ON

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Proposal Automation Software
Halifax, NS

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Digital Video Distribution
Victoria, BC

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Digital Twin Property Technology
Toronto, ON

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Mental Health Solutions & Services
Toronto, ON

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Cloud Commerce Solutions Distribution
Saskatoon, SK

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Career-Readiness Solutions
Toronto, ON

CBGF IN THE NEWS
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“CBGF Announces Investment in Environmental 360 Solutions Inc.”

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“Xello Fuels Mission to Make Every Student Future Ready with Investment from Canadian Business Growth Fund”

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“MaxSold, North America’s largest downsizing and estate service platform, secures private sector funding to accelerate growth”

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“Nova Scotia-based Proposify Receives Investment from Canadian Business Growth Fund”

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“Librestream Closes Series D Financing Round; Secures Over $24 million to Expand Market Presence for its Augmented Worker Platform ”

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“CBGF Invested in Toronto-based Thoughtwire Inc”

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“Canadian venture-capital investment is down, except when it comes to companies with COVID-19 tie-in”

“Bank-backed business growth fund accelerates financing deals during pandemic”

OUR SHAREHOLDERS
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ABOUT CBGF

CBGF provides long-term, patient, minority capital to ambitious entrepreneurs to fund growth and expansion of mid-market businesses with investments between $3 and $20 million. An evergreen investment fund with an initial capital commitment of $545 million and projected future contributions to reach $1 billion, CBGF is committed to long-term partnerships with the companies it invests in. As part of its mission to drive growth, CBGF connects business leaders and sector experts to help its partner businesses achieve their full potential.