Yaletown Partners

Yaletown Partners

Yaletown invests in emerging-growth technology companies in Canada that enhance productivity and sustainability for enterprise and industrial customers. Our investments help Canadian technology companies in their initial growth phase to accelerate their growth, shorten exit timeframes and achieve strong exit premiums. With offices in Vancouver and Calgary, Yaletown is led by a team that brings together industry relationships and more than 120 years collective experience building and financing technology companies. Founded in 2002, Yaletown is backed by leading institutional investors and a network of successful technology entrepreneurs, executives, and angel investors. Find out more about Yaletown and our portfolio of companies at www.yaletown.com.

Venture Capital

News on Yaletown Partners

Elastic Path Software Raises $10 Million to Fuel Further Innovation
Elastic Path Software has raised $10 million. The round was led by Yaletown Venture Partners and the BDC Venture Capital IT Fund. Elastic Path says the funds will be used to grow the Canadian... more
Bit Stew Systems Raises $17 Million Series B Round to Tap New Markets
Bit Stew Systems recently raised $17.2 million in a Series B funding round. The investment round was led by GE Ventures and included existing investors Cisco Investments and Yaletown... more
PHEMI Raises $2.8 million to Transform Healthcare Delivery
PHEMI Health Systems announced today the closing of a $2.8 million seed-financing round which will allow it to commercialize PHEMI Clinical and PHEMI Central. Investors included BDC Venture... more
ePACT Network Raises $1 Million Investment Round
GrowLab alumni ePACT Network announced today completion of a "significant round of financing" as well as a strategic partnership with Byye group to support accelerated spread of emergency... more
LoginRadius Lands $1.3 Million Round and Now Powers 15 Million Monthly Users
Edmonton's LoginRadius announced today it has secured $1.3 million in financing from a syndicate of investors including the Accelerate Fund, Yaletown Venture Partners, Real Ventures, and BDC... more
Edmonton's Mover Raises $1 Million
Mover, an online platform for moving files, today raised $1 million in seed funding from a range of Canadian and US investors. The Edmonton-based startup received funding from Double M Partners,... more
Vancouver's Elastic Path Software Raises $4 Million from Yaletown Venture Partners
Elastic Path Software today announced a new growth equity financing of $4 million from Yaletown Venture Partners. The Vancouver-based startup has secured $12 million in financing in the past two... more
Calgary's nFluids Raises Funding from Angels and Vancouver's Yaletown Venture Partners
Nfluids this month completed a private round of financing from a group of angel investors and Vancover-based Yaletown Venture Partners. The Calgary-based startup has developed a proprietary... more
Yaletown Venture Partners Invests in GrowLab Graduate ePACT
Yaletown Venture Partners has invested in ePACT Network, a Vancouver-based startup that is gaining momentum fast. Described as a "LinkedIn for emergency networks," the startup joined Growab's... more
GrowLab Grad Raises $470,000 Seed Round Led by Yaletown Ventures
Vancouver’s Wantering announced late last week the closing of a $470,000 seed round led by Yaletown Ventures. The annonucement was timed with the startup's public launch after completing six... more
Chaordix Closes $1.5 Million Series A Financing Round Led by Yaletown Venture Partners
Calgary's Chaordix announced today that it has secured Series A venture capital financing led by Yaletown Venture Partners and with participation by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC).... more
Yaletown Venture Partners adds Alberta Partners
Yesterday Yaletown Venture Partners announced the addition of Alberta-based Evan Hu, Terry Sydoryk, and Brad Zumalt as three new Executive Limited Partners (“ELPs”). Yaletown ELPs are... more
Vancouver's Yaletown Venture Partners expands into Seattle
Yaletown Venture Partners announced today at the Venture Northwest Conference in Portland, that one of its founding partners, Kirk Washington, has established a full-time office in Seattle to... more
Yaletown Ventures announces new Calgary based partner
Yaletown Venture Partners announced yesterday that Brad Johns has joined the firm as Partner, where his primary focus will be on investments in the Information Technology sector in Calgary. "Brad... more
Zeugma assets acquired by Tellabs
Yesterday Illinois-based Tellabs announced that they are coming to Vancouver to open a mobile Internet R&D office and that they have acquired an R&D team, technology and intellectual... more
Yaletown Venture Partners add Partner to mix
Yaletown Venture Partners announced this morning that Salil Munjal has joined the firm as Partner to work alongside co-founding Partners Hans Knapp, Mike Satterfield and Kirk Washington. "I'm... more
Alberta's A100 Crawls Out Of The Primordial Ooze
On Thursday night, I was happy to be included in a gathering of the most influential movers and shakers in high-tech in Alberta. Called the A100 after it's namesake, the C100 (a group of Canadian... more
GenoLogics raises $1M - and Yaletown's Steve Hnatiuk disappears?
Victoria's GenoLogics, a developer of software for biologists and physicians, has raised $1 Million of equity financing out of a round that could be worth $1.5 million. This is in addition... more
Alberta Enterprise invests $29 Million in Yaletown and Chrysalix
Edmonton-based Alberta Enterprise announced today commitments to two Vancouver based funds: $14 million to Yaletown Ventures II LP, a $103 million clean tech and IT fund; and US $15 million to... more
Digital and new media in Vancouver: Panel discusses investment trends
New Media is a rapidly growing sector in our local economy. The combined wireless and mobile, video gaming, animation and VFX, web 2.0 and social media, interactive marketing and e-learning sectors... more
Winning the Cleantech Game – Real Growth Stories with the VEF
On March 23rd the Vancouver Enterprise Forum is hosting Winning the Cleantech Game – Real Growth Stories hosted by Yaletown Venture Partners' Kirk Washington. Cleantech is one of the... 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
Indicee Raises $6 Million For Business Intelligence Reporting Tool
Today over on the Indicee blog, co-founder Mark Cunningham declared that it is launch day. There’s been no shortage of activity here at Indicee over the past few months and today we are... more
20 Most Active Venture Capital Investors in Canada
Today TechFinance.ca published a list of the Most Active Venture Capital investors in Canada to date for 2009. The number preceding the firm's name is the number of deals they participated in and... more
Banff Venture Forum kicks off by showing the money
A great introduction to some Venture Capitalists and what they are looking to invest in. The ten panellists were from across the IT, Energy and Life Sciences sectors, so here's quick introduction... more
Yaletown Venture Partners gets Constructive
Vancouver's Constructive announced today that Yaletown Venture Partners has taken an investment position in the company. With the investment from Yaletown and three additions to... more
Genologics quietly adds $5 Million in VC Funds
Victoria's Genologics quietly completed their 3rd round round of financing late last month adding another $5 Million which will be applied towards ongoing expansion plans. This latest round of... more
$9 Million in Series C takes Zeugma to $50 Million
Vancouver's Zeugma Systems announced this morning that it has closed approximately $9 Million as a part of its Series C funding round. This round brings total funding to date... more
Mixpo picks up award in NYC and follow-on investment
Seattle-based Mixpo is in New York this week being recognized by AlwaysOn as an OnMedia 100 winner. The OnMedia 100 winners are selected from among hundreds of technology companies nominated by... more
Getting Financed in Today's Environment
Financing deals are still getting done in today’s challenging economic environment, but the bar has been set higher. The 12th Annual Canadian Financing Forum was held yesterday in Vancouver,... 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
Steve Hnatiuk's predictions for 2009
TechFlash's John Cook has been querying Washington State's top Venture Capitalists (part one & part two) and Vancouver own Steve Hnatiuk of Yaletown Venture Partners got into the mix. Have a... 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
Yaletown Venture Partners close on $65 Million
Vancouver's Yaletown Venture Partners announced today a $65 million initial closing on Yaletown Ventures II Limited Partnership. This new fund will continue Yaletown’s focus on leading... more
Yaletown Ventures II Coming Soon
On the heels of news of a reshuffling at VenturesWest, there's some good news coming out of the West Coast Venture Capital scene. Word on the street is that Yaletown Venture Partners is nearing the... more

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