Organization: Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec

iNovia Capital launches new $107-million fund

iNovia Capital has launched a $107-million seed and early stage venture capital fund focused on the information technology, cleantech and life sciences sectors. iNovia Investment Fund II LP has attracted the participation of more than a dozen backers including Consensus Business Group, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, FIER Partners, BDC Capital, AVAC Ltd,…

TOPIGEN raises $26 million to accelerate clinical trials

Montreal-based TOPIGEN Pharmaceuticals Inc has secured $26 million in series C financing to accelerate Phase II clinical programs related to its lead products for respiratory therapeutics. The total raised to date from all sources is now $75 million and more may be added to the C series. Investors in the latest round are NovaQuest, MMV…

Minacom secures third private placement

Minacom Inc, Montreal, has secured US$6 million private placement for its third round of financing to further develop and market its quality of service (QoS) management automation software. Innovatech Grand Montréal and Sofinov (a subsidiary of Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec) are the co-lead investors in the financing, followed by Investissement Desjardins and…