amount of venture capital in Canada that goes to MaRS-supported startups
cumulative capital raised by MaRS-supported startups since 2008
What We Offer
Among our many services, we help startups with:
Budgeting resources and long-term capital investment.
Identifying and modelling alternate sources of capital.
Tailored meetings with like-minded VCs and potential customers.
With offices in Toronto, Waterloo and Ottawa, MaRS IAF is a leading seed-stage fund investing up to $750,000 in high-potential IT, health and cleantech companies. Funded by the Province of Ontario, it has a 10-year history of successfully providing innovative companies with the capital, mentorship and networks needed to validate ideas and bring products to market. Nearly 80 per cent of our companies have successfully raised significant follow-on funding.