The Group Ventures is exactly what the name suggests. We are a Group of experienced operators with a track record of building value that have come together to Invest and work together with exceptional entrepreneurs. We believe in the Canadian tech ecosystem, its growth potential and the global impact it can have. Our job is to make sure that happens and help accelerate our portfolio companies’ growth.

The Latest

The Group Ventures secures $20M for Fund II

20220304 |

Tactile Mobility Raises Series C

20211007 |

iBelong Platform Launches

20210901 |

Mindbridge - AI Company to watch

20210105 |

Meet Canada's future economic stars

2020 |

Emerging Startups 2020: Top Social Platforms

2020 |

Mindbridge Receives $14.5 Million SIF Funding to Support $140 Million AI Project

2020 |

Canadian Tech Funding: The Inflection Point

2020 |

Our Team
Sion Balass
Chanda Carr
Anatol von Hahn
Michael O'Sullivan
Kevin O'Brien
Anthony Toldo
Mohit Kirpalani
Sharon Taylor
Lexie von Hahn

international experience | mix of entrepreneurial/corporate backgrounds/fields of expertise.




A new kind of Canadian focused, operator driven, venture fund.

Rigorous and disciplined DD built on years of operational, consulting and investing experience with a relentless focus on what matters.

Longitudinal Due-Diligence

Data driven platform tech companies with B2B and double-sided network effect business models poised to have a global impact.

Investment Focus
Our Portfolio

Committed to revolutionizing how internal and external audits are conducted.

A deeply sophisticated system that unifies proprietary and public data in one easy-to-use dashboard.

The world’s largest social network for cancer patients and caregivers.

Offer accredited investors from around the globe the opportunity to co-invest with prominent angel investors in Israeli startup companies.

The leading tactile data and virtual sensing technology company

A next-generation Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) platform designed to orchestrate and automate the TPRM processes across all risk domains

As start ups transition from R&D/product focused companies to growth stage companies, professional commercialization, sales and growth are often a key pain point, but more importantly a key success/failure point.


The transition to a growth stage company also requires the introduction of professional marketing, branding and positioning strategies (often over-looked or under-developed).


As the company grows and starts to hire key personnel, the institution of aligned and effective recruiting, compensation and performance management strategies is critical for success.


Appointed financial executive placed to enhance critical capability of the company while allowing full transparency.

Our Thesis

We are operationally and strategically involved providing our portfolio companies with resources accross four key operational areas.