VanEdge Capital

VanEdge Capital

Vanedge Capital is a new venture capital fund focused on investments in interactive entertainment and digital media businesses. We make investments where our unique combination of operating leadership and management; subject matter expertise; relationships with technology, creative, and management talent; and proven ability to pick hits in a hit-driven business will generate out-sized returns. We focus on investing in companies which can leverage our operating skills, experience and contacts to bring hit properties and services to market.

Venture Capital, Gaming

News on VanEdge Capital

Vancouver's Metafor Acquired by Splunk
Splunk has acquired Metafor. The San Francisco data company acquired the Vancouver-based provider of anomaly-detection and behavioral-analytics technology for IT and security operations for two... more
Vancouver's Recon Instruments Acquired by Intel for $175 Million
Where there's smoke, there's fire. Three weeks ago Techvibes reported that Intel was acquiring Vancouver's Recon Instruments.  Today Intel announced that they have indeed acquired the... more
Control, the 'Hootsuite of Online Payments,' Raises Seed Round to Fuel Growth
Control, a management and analytics platform for online payments, has closed an oversubscribed seed round of $1.5 million. The seed round included investment from Vanedge Capital and Business... more
MediaCore Raises $4.5 Million Series A Round to Fuel Growth
Victoria's MediaCore, a cloud­-based educational video platform company has closed $4.5 million in Series A financing led by Vanedge Capital. As part of the funding Vanedge's Moe Kermani will... more
Ottawa's Privacy Analytics Raises $3.5 Million Seed Round
Ottawa's Privacy Analytics, a leading provider of data anonymization solutions, has raised $3.5 million seed round led by Vanedge Capital. Vanedge joins the BDC IT Venture Fund and the Ontario... more
Unity Technologies Acquires Vanedge-funded Startup Playnomics
In February, predictive analytics firm Playnomics raised $5 million in a round led by Vancouver-based investment firm Vanedge Capital. Just two months later, Playnomics has been acquired by... more
Karma Gaming Secures $1 Million from Vanedge Capital
Halifax-based Karma Gaming, which develops video games for regulated lotteries, has added to its Series A round of venture capital with a $1 million funding from Vanedge Capital in Vancouver.... more
VendAsta Technologies Raises $8 Million Series B Round from Vanedge and BDC Venture Capital
Saskatoon-based VendAsta Technologies, a provider of white label digital brand management solutions, has raised $8.25 million in Series B funding from Vanedge Capital and BDC Venture Capital.... more
Recon Instruments raises $10 Million from Vanedge Capital
Vancouver's Recon Instruments announced today that it has raised a $10 million Series A round from a group led by the venture capital firm Vanedge Capital with participation from Kopin... more
Montreal's Gamerizon raises $5 million from Vanedge and iNovia
Montreal's Gamerizon announced this morning that it closed a $ 5 million investment round with a syndicate led by Vanedge Capital and including iNovia Capital. Gamerizon us a gaming studio that... more
Vanedge investment in Toronto's Blue Noodle getting the wrong type of press
Last week's Dan Primack published an article titled Investor immorality: The strange case of Blue Noodle. And it indeed is a strange case. Primack tells the story of Blue Noodle, a... more
Vanedge Capital invests in Sava Transmedia, a Montreal startup founded by an industry pioneer
One of Quebec’s video game industry pioneers, Alain Tascan, is forging a new studio specialized in developing social games playable on any device with a screen. Alain is the co-founder of... more
Vanedge Capital does first deal with Seattle's SignalSet
Seattle-based SignalSet announced today that has secured $6 million from Vanedge Capital, Point B Capital, Globespan Capital Partners and Razorback Capital. SignalSet has developed the first... more
CVCA Annual Conference Video Replay - Part III
Kristina Tomaz-Young of VCTV - Venture Cap TV was at the Canadian Venture  Capital 2010 Conference in May and has put together a three part video series of the event. Part III of the series... more
Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained in BC Business
Excellent article by Andrew Findlay in the July issue of BC Business Magazine and Techvibes contributor Angel Basil Peters is front and center.   Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained covers... more
Vanedge Capital announces its first closing of $100 Million Digital Media Fund
Vancouver's Vanedge Capital officially announced this morning the initial close of their Vanedge Capital I L.P. fund. Vanedge Capital is a sector specific fund that will focus on interactive... more
Electronic Arts to invest in VanEdge Capital
Private Equity blog peHUB's Alexander Haislip is reporting that Electronic Arts is poised to invest in VanEdge Capital's $200 million Canadian venture capital fund and that the fund expects to hold... more
Update on BC's Digital Media People to watch in 2009
Last year we compiled the second edition of our "Digital Media People" for British Columbia (the first was in 2008) and it's that time of the year to look back at the individuals we singled out and... more
BC Renaissance Capital Fund Managers NOW official
Over breakfast this morning the Honourable Iain Black, Minister of Small Business, Technology and Economic Development, introduced the new fund managers selected by the B.C. Renaissance Capital... more
Intellectual Property is King in the Gaming Space
Today in the Globe & Mail, Blaine Kyllo wrote about the changing landscape in the video-game industry and how the current economy may change the way games are financed in the future.... more
Venture capital, digital trends and the wireless industry in 2009
One of the most important things for any startup to know, particularly in the aftermath of an economic downturn, is where to go to find the money. A session at the Pacific Northwest Wireless... more
Digtial Media People to Watch in BC in 2009
One of the benefits of blogging about technology in BC is the opportunity to meet and interact with innovative technology leaders and evangelists every day. During 2008, we had the... more

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