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Cleantech Practice

Helping to build globally competitive firms

Flexible financing to help you scale

Through our Cleantech Practice, we can help you meet the often capital-intensive needs of scaling and accelerating your growth. We offer equity and flexible financing to cleantech firms with:

  • A commercially validated IP-protected technology demonstrating a positive environmental impact
  • Proven market traction with significant potential for revenue growth and commercial contracts
  • The ambition to scale beyond $100 million in annual revenue
  • A clear pathway to profitability

Our team

We understand the unique challenges and opportunities facing the cleantech industry and can help you secure the financing you need.

Our investment professionals and dedicated Cleantech Executive Advisor will support your management team every step of the way.

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We’re proud to help the following Canadian cleantech firms grow into global leaders.

Explore our portfolio of companies who have become business success stories with the help of our investment professionals and dedicated Cleantech Executive Advisor.

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News and events

April 3, 2020

NanoXplore Announces Closing of $25 Million Bought Deal Private Placement and Corporate Update

NanoXplore Inc. (“NanoXplore” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V: GRA) is pleased to announce the completion of the previously announced “bought deal” private placement for total gross proceeds of $25,000,040 (the “Offering”).

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April 3, 2020

Metamaterial Secures Additional $5 Million in Funding from BDC Capital.

Metamaterial Inc. (the "Company" or "META") (CSE: MMAT) is pleased to announce that BDC Capital Inc. ("BDC Capital"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Business Development Bank of Canada ("BDC") has closed a $5 Million convertible debenture financing (the "BDC Financing") with the Company.

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