FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 8, 2016 Edmonton, Canada – The Accelerate Fund, an early-stage, angel co-investment fund managed by AVAC Ltd., is proud to announce that they will be a Program Partner of Banff Venture Forum 2016. Banff Venture Forum is Canada’s premier company financing event. It showcases a select group of technology companies in[…]
Calgary, Canada – AVAC Ltd. and Verdex Capital are proud to announce their sponsorship of the VCAA/CVCA Conference & Ski Day in Lake Louise, Alberta, on February 24-25.
The Venture Capital Association of Alberta (VCAA) and the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) bring together top investors at their annual invite-only conference which features high-level discussions on the venture capital landscape and upcoming sectors.
This marks AVAC’s sixth investment as an LP in a venture capital fund, and the third time they have participated in an iNovia round. […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2015 CALGARY, AB – AVAC Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Warren Bergen as President of AVAC Ltd. and Mark Carlson as Managing Partner of Verdex Capital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of AVAC launched in Q4 2014. In their new roles, Mr. Bergen and Mr. Carlson will continue[…]
AVAC Ltd. and Bayer CropScience are founding partners in Finistere Ventures latest Ag Tech Fund
Calgary, AB – AVAC Ltd. is pleased to announce the first closing of the Finistere Ventures FVII Fund, a new $150M Ag Tech Fund. AVAC is a founding partner in the FVII Fund alongside Bayer CropScience and another global strategic partner. The Fund’s mandate is to identify and invest in world-class technologies across early to growth stage companies in the agriculture technology (Ag Tech) space.
February 25, San Diego – Finistere Ventures, a California-based innovation capital firm and one of the pioneers in the rapidly growing agriculture technology (Agtech) sector, announced the first closing of its new $150M Agtech Fund, Finistere II. The Fund focuses on new technology solutions in food productivity, sustainability, and nutrition to address the ever-decreasing agricultural land resources, climate change, and changing population demographics. Finistere is collaborating with Bayer CropScience, AVAC Ltd., and other partners to identify and invest in world-class technologies across early-to-growth stage companies in the Agtech space.