Real Ventures

Real Ventures is Canada’s largest and most active seed venture fund. We invest in ambitious entrepreneurs that are creating the Internet experiences of the future, or embracing the power of the Internet to disrupt existing industries or business models. We will invest pre-traction and have the team and networks to support entrepreneurs and propel their companies forward.
TypeInvestor
HQMontréal, CA
Founded2007
Websiterealventures.com
Real Ventures was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Montréal, CA

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Key People/Management at Real Ventures

Mike Shaver

Mike Shaver

General Partner
Jean-Sebastien Cournoyer

Jean-Sebastien Cournoyer

General Partner
Alan MacIntosh

Alan MacIntosh

General Partner
Janet Bannister

Janet Bannister

General Partner
Sylvain Carle

Sylvain Carle

General Partner
John Stokes

John Stokes

General Partner
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Real Ventures Office Locations

Real Ventures has an office in Montréal
Montréal, CA (HQ)
51 Rue Sherbrooke O
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Real Ventures Online and Social Media Presence

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Real Ventures Blogs

Targeting Local Startup Excellence:

Targeting Local Startup ExcellenceLessons Learned From Real’s Orbit Investment StrategyBy Isaac SouweinePhoto by Annie Spratt on UnsplashTwo years ago this month, Real launched Orbit MTL, a $31M early stage fund focused on the Montreal startup ecosystem. Since we closed the fund we’ve been busy, inv…

A Venture Capital Perspective on Web3

Crypto’s promise of a decentralized future and what investors are excited aboutPhoto by Dmitry Sytnik on UnsplashIt’s been a long cold lonely crypto winter, but here comes the sun: blockchain and Web3 represent an exciting future for the Internet and society’s relationship with technology. Our Partn…

Winning Your VC Meetings

Part 4: Closing the DealBy Sam Haffar; edited by Lauren Jane HellerPhoto by Japheth Mast on UnsplashYou’ve done all of your homework. You’ve painstakingly crafted a bullet-proof pitch, allotted the necessary time to your fundraising process, researched the partners and firms you want to pitch to and…

5 AI Developments That Will Impact Your Startup

Takeaways from the 2019 TechAide AI Conferenceby Josh FiddlerRobots, like Avidbots’ Neo, are among the many applications of AI and computer vision that remove drudgery from human labour. (Source: Avidbots)While even a few years ago, artificial intelligence seemed fringe and cutting-edge, it’s alread…

Canada’s Leading AI Researchers Put Their Money Where Their Mouths Are

Technology is inherently neutral but its applications aren’t. As our lives are irrevocably altered by wave after wave of innovation, it’s clear that we need to think about the implications of the tech we roll out and the business models we create before things have gone awry, not after lives have be…

How To Win Your VC Meetings

Despite what many entrepreneurs think, there’s no standard VC meeting. In this post, Real partner, Sam Haffar, digs into the personal side of your VC meetings from building authentic connections to reading real interest. The post How To Win Your VC Meetings appeared first on Real.
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Real Ventures Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Real Ventures founded?

    Real Ventures was founded in 2007.

  • Who are Real Ventures key executives?

    Real Ventures's key executives are Mike Shaver, Jean-Sebastien Cournoyer and Alan MacIntosh.

  • Where is Real Ventures headquarters?

    Real Ventures headquarters is located at 51 Rue Sherbrooke O, Montréal.

  • Where are Real Ventures offices?

    Real Ventures has an office in Montréal.

  • How many offices does Real Ventures have?

    Real Ventures has 1 office.