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Financial Post Article Written about B.E.S.T. Funds

Please refer to the following Financial Post article written about B.E.S.T. Funds: How to transform a labour-sponsored VC fund from a dog into a diamond    

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How to transform a labour-sponsored VC fund from a dog into a diamond

Not all labour-sponsored venture capital funds – with their high management fees and generous tax credits – end up as investment disasters. But to become investor favourites, the VC funds – which are in the process of being wound down in most of the country – are required to transform themselves, and in one case […]

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The B.E.S.T. Discoveries Fund Inc. Announces Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders

The Business, Engineering, Science & Technology Discoveries Fund Inc. Announces Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders

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Canadian Deal Site TeamBuy Raises $5 Million

Posted by Techvibes Newsdesk on Aug 28, 2013 Canadian online deals site TeamBuy has rasied $5 million. The funding round was led by BEST Funds with participation from existing institutional investors. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Toronto-based company claims to be the largest daily deals site in Canada after merging with competitor Dealfind earlier this year. “Now […]

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BEST Funds Closes $4 Million Debt-Deal With Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc.

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 26, 2013) – Leading Canadian Venture Capital firm, Toronto-based BEST Funds, invested $4,000,000 (CAD) into Waterloo, Ontario technology company, Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. (IMS). The investment will allow IMS to further pioneer innovative solutions in vehicle safety and intelligence through a continued focus on research and development. BEST Funds invests in emerging companies that are […]

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BEST Funds Announces Funding for AcuityAds Inc.

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 17, 2013) – BEST Funds, a leading Canadian Venture Capital firm, has announced that it has invested $3,000,000 (CAD) into cutting-edge advertising technology company, AcuityAds. The debt-deal will be used by AcuityAds as growth capital to continue to accelerate the rapid sales of the company. BEST Funds provides needed capital to […]

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New vision technology looking to help drivers with rear-view cameras.

With back-up fatalities rising, the automotive industry is looking to regulate rear-view vision standards and visibility guidelines for the first time. CogniVue corporation is innovating new Embedded Vision technologies that will play a key role in Smart back-up camera systems. Systems aim to reduce fatalities, collisions, and damages incurred by low rear-view visibility. Systems will […]

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CogniVue Corp making waves in the Automotive Industry with Embedded Vision Technologies

CogniVue Corp. is trail blazing with its newest advances in Embedded Vision Technologies. Advancements in the field are finding uses in the automotive industry in particular. CogniVue, a founding member of the Embedded Vision Alliance, is aiding automotive companies in finding smart platforms to further the continued development of driver assistance systems. To learn more […]

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Bank of Canada releases January 2012 Monetary Policy Report

Bank of Canada releases its much anticipated fiscal report ending January 13, 2012.  Many investors are wondering what the European debt-crisis will mean for us.  Click here to read the report.

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BEST Funds Starts 2012 with Exciting New TransGaming Investment

Toronto, Canada – 12 January 2012 – BEST Funds, a leading Canadian Private Equity and Venture Capital Firm, is very pleased to start off the new year with an exciting new investment in a Canadian-based company poised to experience significant growth in 2012. BEST Funds has finalized an investment in TransGaming Inc. (TSX-V:TNG) the global leader […]

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