EDC Investment Matching Program

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EDC's Investment Matching Program provides investments with a goal of accelerating the growth of Canadian businesses. EDC will work with applicant’s venture capital or private equity investor(s) to increase the capital available to the applicant under the latter’s commercial terms.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is an investment of up to $5,000,000.

Deadline: Continuous Intake

Applicants must:

  • be small- or medium- sized businesses, with more than C$500,000 in revenue (maximum eligible revenue is C$300 million);
  • be smaller companies in the cleantech industry and/or inclusive trade businesses;
  • have international growth as a key priority of growth plans if not already doing business internationally; and
  • have an established relationship with a qualified institutional venture capital or private equity investor (as an existing investor or at the term sheet stage).
Application Steps:

Applicants must:

1. find out if EDC Investment Matching Program is right for their business by filling out their only inquiry form or calling them at 1-800-229-0575, weekdays between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET.

2. connect with their venture capital or private equity investor to let them know that the applicants are interested in the EDC Investment Matching Program.

EDC will reach out to the applicants and their investor(s) to gather information, verify due diligence and understand the investment opportunity.

Documentation Needed:

No specific documentation has been identified.

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