Ada Raises US$44M Series B, Led by Accel

Earlier today our portfolio company Ada announced its $44M Series B that will allow the company to expand the offering of its AI-powered customer service chatbot. Accel leads the round with participation from existing investors, including Bessemer Venture Partners, FirstMark, Version One, Leaders Fund, and Burst Capital. Ada helps customer service teams take advantage of…

BenchSci Raises US$22M, Brings Total to US$45M, to Accelerate Drug Discovery Using AI

Earlier today TSFV portfolio company BenchSci announced that it raised US$22 million in Series B funding, bringing its total raised to US$45 million. F-Prime Capital, a private venture firm affiliated with Fidelity's founding Johnson family, led this latest funding round, with participation from Northleaf Capital Partners and existing investors, including Google’s Gradient Ventures, Inovia Capital,…

Tealbook Closes US$5M Seed Plus Funding Round, Led By Refinery Ventures

Today TSFV portfolio company Tealbook kicks off the new decade on a high note. The company announces its US$5M (C$6.3M) seed plus funding round. The round is led by Refinery Ventures with Grand Ventures, Workday Ventures (the strategic investment arm of Workday), Stand Up Ventures and BDC Capital WIT Fund also participating in the round.…

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…

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…