Drop Closes $58M Series B, Led By HOP Capital, Eyes On Accelerated Growth, Going Public

Today TSFV portfolio company Drop announces its C$58M Series B. The funding round was led by returning investor HOF Capital, with participation from fellow returning investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Sierra Ventures, and White Star Capital. Royal Bank of Canada also participated for the first time, as a strategic investor. The global loyalty is a…

Horizon Blockchain Games Raised $3.75M, Led By Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian’s Initialized Capital

Few people know that I was quite involved in the gaming industry. Early in my career, I worked at ATI Technologies, one of the world’s largest graphics card companies, before it was acquired by AMD. During those days, game developers always had the opportunity to work directly with the software team at ATI. It allowed…

BenchSci Announces Additional Investment From Google’s Gradient Ventures, Brings Total To $27.2M

TSFV portfolio company BenchSci announces additional investment from Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI-focused venture fund, to meet growing demand from pharmaceutical companies for its biomedical AI technology, which empowers scientists to run more successful experiments to accelerate drug discovery. It brings BenchSci’s total funding to $27.2 million. Great to see that Gradient Ventures is doubling down.…

Two Small Fish Ventures Announces First Close Of Fund II

Since leaving Wattpad, I have been investing my energy into Toronto’s tech ecosystem in order to help tech startups grow. In the past four years, I have evolved from a serial entrepreneur to an angel investor as I noticed that there is a gap in the venture capital ecosystem here in Canada. We have a…

SkipTheDishes’ $110M Acquisition By JUST EAT Is A Big Win For Everyone

First of all, huge congrats to the SkipTheDishes team! Food delivery giant JUST EAT just acquired the rocket ship SkipTheDishes! It’s hard to believe that only 18 months ago Two Small Fish Ventures invested in SkipTheDishes. Although it is bittersweet to see SkipTheDishes exits our portfolio so quickly, no doubt this acquisition is a big…