Real Ventures serves mission-driven entrepreneurs and nurtures the ecosystems in which they thrive. Established in 2007, the firm backs visionary founders building innovative tech companies that will have large-scale positive impacts on society. The firm also helps entrepreneurs to realize the full potential of their companies by providing them with the guidance, stage-specific help and communities required to develop the self-awareness and operational capabilities for global success. Real has invested in over 220 companies across five funds, with $330M under management.

Source: Real Ventures


Being bold.
It’s our business to bet on great ideas. Real success comes from knowing what it takes before everyone else does... and having the courage of conviction to act on our instincts.

We’re here for you.
We've been in your shoes. We've lived the struggle. When you have a problem and don't know where to turn, know that we have the experience and skills to help you find a solution.

Trust is paramount.
As entrepreneurs ourselves, we know all relationships involve risk — and you can’t take risks without trust.

We’re part of something bigger.
When you work with us, you’re joining Canada’s most collaborative network of entrepreneurs; and we all have your back.

Source: Real Ventures

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Contact Info

MaRS Centre, Heritage Building
101 College Street, Suite 120G.
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L7 Canada


Key Personnel

Jean-Sebastian Cournoyer - Partner
Alan MacIntosh - Partner and Co-Founder
John Stokes - Founding Partner
Mark McDowell - Venture Partner

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