Exclusively Curated Access
We help investors* interested in tapping the potential of early stage opportunities that don’t have the time to do all of the busy work on their own. Then, we amplify the value of their investment by working with founders to optimize their operations to help maximize returns. We often invest our own funds where you invest and we always invest our time and expertise.
Join the Investment Collective
Interested in gaining access to our curated deal opportunities? Join Canico’s collective of startup investors*, where we apply our unique experience and high-touch approach to optimize startup operations and maximize early stage investment returns. Join our group, hear the curated pitches, browse opportunities, and collaborate with other associates.
Our value-add - a lifecycle approach to seed investing
We specialize in seed stage investments, combing the startup landscape in North America, Europe and Israel from our presence in Toronto and Tel Aviv. We look for good fit partners that can uniquely benefit from our areas of expertise in areas of CleanTech, SaaS and others.
We look for committed and passionate entrepreneurs, with ambitious but realistic plans for employing capital to kick-start their growth, well considered points of differentiation, attractive addressable markets, and compelling indications of product validation.
We conduct multiple rounds of due diligence where we or a member indicates interest in investing, and we do so transparently. Our members can be as involved as they deem necessary or leave it up to Canico’s prudent analysis.
We act as lead or represent our interested collective members in moving the transaction forward, including helping to handle the legal and administrative aspects as required by our collective .
Over the life of your investment, we continue to invest our time and expertise to help founders and entrepreneurs optimize their operations, solve problems, capture opportunities, and accelerate their growth. Our goal is maximum value for all stakeholders and we do whatever we can to make it happen. Our business rides on successful exits.
*Legal Disclaimer for potential investors
This website and any accompanying materials or representations by Canico are intended solely for informational purposes and do not constitute an offer or solicitation to buy or sell securities. The content provided on this platform is not intended to be legal, financial, or investment advice, and it should not be relied upon for making any investment decisions.
Accredited Investor Representation:
Please note that the information provided on this website is not specifically tailored to individual investors and may contain statements or references to securities offerings or investments that are only available to accredited investors as defined by applicable securities laws.
In Ontario, Canada, the definition of an "Accredited Investor" is outlined under National Instrument 45-106 – Prospectus Exemptions. An accredited investor includes individuals who meet certain criteria, such as:
An individual who, either alone or with a spouse, beneficially owns financial assets having an aggregate realizable value that before taxes, but net of any related liabilities, exceeds CAD $1,000,000.
An individual whose net income before taxes exceeded CAD $200,000 in each of the two most recent calendar years, and who reasonably expects to exceed that net income level in the current calendar year.
An individual whose net income before taxes, combined with that of a spouse, exceeded CAD $300,000 in each of the two most recent calendar years, and who reasonably expects to exceed that net income level in the current calendar year.
Certain other entities, including corporations, partnerships, trusts, and investment funds, that meet specific criteria.
If you do not meet the definition of an accredited investor as defined by the applicable securities laws, you may not be eligible to participate in certain investment opportunities or offerings described on this website.
Please consult with your legal and financial advisors to determine your eligibility and suitability for any specific investment opportunities or offerings. It is important to thoroughly review all relevant legal documentation and offering materials associated with any investment before making a decision.
By accessing this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to comply with the terms and conditions set forth in this legal disclaimer. Canico assumes no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage arising from the use of the information provided on this website or from any investment decisions made based on such information.
Please note that laws and regulations regarding accredited investors may vary in different jurisdictions, and this disclaimer is specific to Ontario, Canada. If you are accessing this website from a different jurisdiction, it is your responsibility to ensure compliance with the applicable laws and regulations in your jurisdiction.
If you have any questions or require further clarification regarding the information provided on this website or the eligibility criteria for accredited investors, please contact us directly.