Below are the companies that have received capital from our Central Canadian members. If you would like to see the wider Keiretsu Forum portfolio, please click here.
Abom, Inc. invents, produces, markets and sells innovative products with applications in consumer, government and industrial markets. The first line of products that Abom’s team has invented and patented includes anti-fog active technology that will NOT ALLOW fog to survive in snow goggles and other types of protective eyewear.
Acceleration Systems provides a cloud-based bandwidth optimization and encryption solution that increases the efficiency and security of the Internet for small to mid-sized businesses and reduces cost to serve for Internet Service Providers and Managed Service Providers.
BizSlate is a Software-as-a-Service Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system that helps small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) overcome supply chain and operational issues they face while running their business. BizSlate is the initial product of BizSlate, Inc., a software solutions provider whose mission is to create simple, intuitive and easy-to-use tools that help small and medium sized companies more effectively manage and grow their businesses. The company is led by a proven management team possessing significant experience in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) supply chain solutions.
Online CRM, Project Management, and Business Automation. BlueCamroo Inc. was founded with the vision to provide SMBs a fully-integrated, online business management platform that would eliminate the costs and inefficiencies that arise when companies use multiple stand-alone solutions. Since first release in 2010, the team focused almost exclusively on product development, meeting customers’ demanding expectations for an application that is truly “all-in-one” and achieving strong positive feedback from customers and industry experts alike.
Clearpath Robotics build the world’s best unmanned vehicles for research and development. Their products aims to save time, money and headaches on your next project.
Created as an affiliate of Keiretsu Forum, Keiretsu Capital’s mission is to administer funds on behalf of its Limited Partners – the Co-Investment & Opportunities Fund creates a diversified portfolio of technology start-ups backed by top tier angel groups. The Real Estate Co-Investment fund does the same with leading real estate principals. Keiretsu Capital has the investment objective of generating significant capital appreciation primarily through investment in high quality emerging companies that have been funded by the world’s largest angel investor network, Keiretsu Forum, as well as other top tier angel groups.
Kiwi Crate was founded around the vision of supporting kids’ creativity by providing convenient access to inspirational ideas and quality materials. Our mission is to equip the next generation of innovators and makers with tools for creative problem solving and exploration.
Plasticity connects, measures, and improves the happiness of employees, mobilizing data to optimize your workplace culture.The Plasticity social feed reinforces what’s great about work, connects your people, teaches employees how to be happier. Plasticity captures mission critical HR data to create happier, higher performing workplace cultures and improve employee engagement.
Plum is Moneyball for Hiring. Before anyone reads a resume, Plum’s cloud-based platform learns about people’s attitudes & values by assessing job seekers directly from the employer’s job post. It learns the employer’s needs of the position through a Role Analysis, automatically calculating a match between the employer and the candidate.
Savara Pharmaceuticals is a specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on innovative drugs for the treatment of serious and life-threatening rare respiratory diseases. Savara Pharmaceuticals’ lead product candidate is AeroVanc™ (vancomycin hydrochloride inhalation powder), the first inhaled antibiotic being developed to address the growing population of MRSA-infected cystic fibrosis patients. By delivering vancomycin directly to the site of infection, AeroVanc has the ability to improve clinical efficacy and reduce adverse effects caused by broad-spectrum antibiotics.
Zenyx revolutionizes how work gets done across distributed teams. By combining into one experience all critical elements of work- projects, teams, documents, discussions, notes, meetings, and workflow: we create a delightful, fluid and intuitive experience that enables users to save time and make better decisions.
Viakoo has paying customers like eBay, Exelon, and SanDisk. Currently completing $3M SeriesA1 to ramp Sales&Mktg. Monthly Recurring Revenue cloud SaaS for Security Video applications. An Industrial IoT company focusing on collections of devices working together to achieve a specific business outcome.
Wellesley Pharmaceuticals is in development of an innovative, patented drug for treating Nocturia (frequent urination at night). Currently there are no drugs on the market focused on nocturia and Wellesley plans to be first to market in the space. Wellesley’s proprietary drug, Paxerol™, offers significant advancement in terms of mechanism of action relative to existing indirect treatments of nocturia and should allow us to provide relief to hundreds of millions of people.