Trellis Capital Corporation is a venture capital firm specializing in early stage, mid stage and growth capital investments. The firm seeks to invest in technology sector.
Within technology, it seeks to invest in information technology infrastructure (hardware and software), industrial technologies, advanced & specialty materials, cleantech, semi-conductors, robotics, technological innovations within traditional industries, industrial, manufacturing, alternative energy, and material technology sectors and companies having proprietary technology. It typically invests in small to mid-sized Canadian companies. The firm prefers to invest in Canadian companies headquartered around Greater Toronto Area.
It typically invests between CAD $500,000 ($0.50 million) and CAD $2 million ($2.01 million). It can invest more in certain cases. It seeks a board seat with majority or minority ownership in the portfolios. It makes investments in the form of equity related security, from pure equity to debt with equity in its portfolio companies. It provides capital, expertise and a network of contacts to the companies, as well as assists their expansion into India if the opportunity exists
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