Genesys Capital


Genesys Capital is a venture capital firm specializing in seed, start up, early stage, and mid stage investments in emerging companies and later-stage investments in market-ready companies. The firm prefers to invest in companies in the healthcare, life sciences, and biotechnology sectors.

Within the life sciences industry, it focuses on biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, and healthcare services. The firm prefers to invest in North America with a focus on Canada and United States. Genesys Capital was founded in 2000 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

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With experience in building, managing and providing financing for high technology and biotechnology companies, Genesys Capital has developed a strong business, professional and scientific network that provides practical insight into biotechnology-based opportunities.

Genesys' successful track record in venture investing, business development and life science research attracts high quality deal flow with significant growth potential. Genesys offers investors an exceptional opportunity to benefit from the biotechnology-fuelled growth expected in the healthcare and biotechnology industries.

Through its managed funds, Genesys invests in start-up and mid-stage investment opportunities across various sub sectors of the life sciences industry including biopharmaceuticals, medical devices and healthcare services.

Since its inception in 2000, Genesys has been one of the most active seed and start-up life sciences investors in Canada. Through its initial venture capital fund known as Fund I, Genesys has invested over $90 million in 18 life sciences companies and has been the lead and initial investor in over 90% of its early stage investments.

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  • Industry Focus
    Biotechnology and Health Care
  • Year Founded
  • Address
    123 Front Street West
    Suite 1503, P.O. Box 34
    Toronto, ON M5J 2M2
  • Key Personnel
    Mr. Damian Lamb M.Sc.,M.B.A. - Co-Founder and Managing Director
    Mr. Kelly Holman - Co-Founder and Managing Director
    Ms. Jennifer Williams - Director of Finance and Operations