Venture capital investing across the continuum of entrepreneurship.

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AVAC Group is an internationally syndicated, multi-stage venture capital investment company.

AVAC Group is primarily a Limited Partner investor in select and diversified venture capital funds. AVAC also manages Carrot Ventures Fund I, L.P., a fund focused on the creation of new Canadian agricultural technology companies.

Our Investment Platform

Technology companies need funding
at all stages of growth.

For more than 20 years, we have supported companies at all stages: startup to scaleup to exit. Our roles have been diverse: from funding, to business management, to sales development to technology commercialization to name a few. AVAC Group provides expertise to technology companies at every stage of entrepreneurship.

In addition to fund of funds investing, AVAC has directly managed several limited partnership funds where profitable market opportunities have been identified.


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Company Formation

Seeding New AgTech Ventures.

Carrot is AVAC Group's company formation platform. It is a business model to attract experienced leadership to vetted agricultural technology and form new companies.


Canada is home to some of the world’s top Ag Tech innovators and experienced entrepreneurs who have led successful businesses. Carrot brings the two together to launch new Ag Tech companies. Guidance and seed funding from the AVAC Group will springboard these new companies on the fast track to success. Funding from Carrot will only be allocated to these newly formed companies.

Carrot removes three of the major obstacles that result in the high failure rate of Ag Tech startups:

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Attracting a competent management team
and board of directors.

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Ensuring a market focus.

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Providing adequate seed
financing to support
the company.

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Fund Of Funds

Startup to Growth

Our fund of funds investing is a balanced mix of technology and Ag Tech fund investments. We have formed partnerships with top venture capital firms with proven records of success both in Canada and abroad.

AVAC Group is an investor in the following funds:

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About AVAC Group

Our team brings venture capital and entrepreneurial experience valued by our investment partners and portfolio companies. Collectively, we are entrepreneurs, investors, science and technology experts, company builders, and business drivers.

Our management team is fully immersed in the entrepreneurial and venture profession across all technology domains. We apply our agriculture industry experience and knowledge to match the challenge of advancing agriculture technology commercialization in Canada.

AVAC’s Board of Directors provides governance and contributes to its entrepreneurial finance and agricultural knowledge through their professional and entrepreneurial experience in agribusiness and technology.

What Sets Us Apart?

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We invest in early stage agtech company creation using venture capital principles and discipline.

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We attract the interest of seasoned ag tech investors to the best early agtech deals.

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Experienced talent is plugged into to lead readymade agtech companies.

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