Shaw Ventures Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Inactive

  • Investments
  • 15

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 9


Shaw Ventures General Information


Shaw Ventures is a corporate venture arm of Shaw Communications. The firm used to invest in the broadband technology, product and service sectors. The firm was founded in 2000 and was based in Calgary, Canada.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Out of Business
Primary Investor Type
Corporate Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • Canada

Shaw Ventures Investments (15)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Plume 25-Jul-2017 Later Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Benu Networks 19-Oct-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Connectivity Products Generating Revenue
Shop.CA Network 01-May-2014 00000 00000 000.00 Internet Retail Generating Revenue
Protel Networks 11-Mar-2014 0000000000 Wireless Communications Equipment Generating Revenue
Xevo 11-Dec-2013 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Emotive Communications 10-Dec-2008 00000 00000 00.000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue
Asetek 24-Sep-2008 00000 00000 0000 Computers, Parts and Peripherals Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
Emotive Communications 18-Apr-2007 00000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue
Canadian Hydro Developers 10-Sep-2004 PIPE 0000 Energy Production Profitable
Canadian Hydro Developers 10-Sep-2001 PIPE 00.00 Energy Production Profitable
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Shaw Ventures Exits (9)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Benu Networks 30-May-2023 Merger/Acquisition
Xevo 17-Apr-2019 000000000000000000 00000
Shop.CA Network 05-Jul-2016 0000000000: 000000
Asetek 20-Mar-2013 000 000.00
Telestream 06-Jan-2012 0000000000 000.00
Emotive Communications 08-Feb-2010 000000000000000000
Terawave Communications 25-Oct-2007 000000000000000000 00.00
SkyStream Networks 09-Feb-2006 Merger/Acquisition 0000
Q9 Networks 15-Apr-2004 IPO 000.00
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