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The Ontario Capital Growth Corporation (OCGC) was established by the Ontario Capital Growth Corporation Act, 2008 and was launched on February 27, 2009. The principal business of the OCGC is to manage the limited partner interests of the Government of Ontario in the Ontario Venture Capital Fund LP (OVCF) and the Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund LP (NVCF), and to manage and operate the Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund (OETF).

Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund

The Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund is a $250 million co-investment fund which has been established by the Province of Ontario to respond to the challenges that Ontario-based companies in the following sectors are facing in raising venture capital and other capital:

  • clean technology
  • life sciences and advanced health technologies
  • digital media and information and communications technology
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Ontario Venture Capital Fund

The $205 million Ontario Venture Capital Fund (OVCF) is a joint initiative between the Government of Ontario and leading institutional investors to invest primarily in Ontario-based and Ontario-focused venture capital and growth equity funds that support innovative, high growth companies.

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News

Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund successfully completes another close, increasing aggregate commitments to $264 million

May 5, 2015

Northleaf Capital Partners (“Northleaf”), Canada’s largest independent global private markets fund manager, is pleased to announce that Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund (“NVCF” or the “Fund”) recently held another closing adding Ontario Pension Board (“OPB”) as its newest investor.

Ontario Investment in Biotech Pays Off

April 10, 2015

Toronto-based Affinium sold to Swiss Biopharmaceutical Company

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