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About Real

Real backs world-class entrepreneurs building game-changing companies, connecting them to local and national ecosystems and helping guide them through their next stages of evolution. The firm invests throughout the life-cycle of early-stage companies and provides stage-appropriate capital and support for the founders it backs. Real believes that VCs should play a role in accelerating the creation of world-class tech ecosystems by providing support beyond the companies for whom it writes cheques. It’s this collaborative mindset that inspires Real to launch initiatives that lay, or build upon, the foundations of rapidly growing tech hubs in Canada, and wherever else the firm may go.


Bridging the Gap in Montreal’s flourishing AI Ecosystem

March 12, 2018

Real has partnered with Techstars to launch the Techstars Montreal AI Accelerator.
This program will draw on the amazing artificial intelligence research talent in Montreal and draw more global startups to the city.

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Primed for another decade of impact

30 November, 2017

Real raises $180 million to broaden and deepen support for the most promising Canadian tech startups and entrepreneurial ecosystems

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Making a greater impact with new team members and promotions

10 November, 2017

Almost ten years into our evolution, we have reached a scale where we can both continue to impact visionary founders, their companies, and the startup ecosystems across Canada, and also improve our operational efficiency and communications, to the benefit of our stakeholders, and (we hope!) the entire Canadian startup community.

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Recognizing student talent with Front Row Ventures

29 September, 2017

Montreal’s major universities are all committed to innovation and commercialization of student projects, and more and more students are looking to jump into the world of entrepreneurship before they even graduate. In order to propel these startups, Real Ventures is pleased to announce our partnership with Front Row Ventures, Canada’s first student-run venture capital fund.

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