The Lazaridis Institute Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 52

  • Portfolio
  • 39

  • Exits
  • 12


The Lazaridis Institute General Information

Company Description

The Lazaridis Institute is an accelerator/incubator based in Waterloo, Ontario. The firm seeks to invest in the advanced manufacturing, software, big data, and cybersecurity sectors.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Corporate Office
  • 75 University Avenue West
  • Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3C5
  • Canada

The Lazaridis Institute Investments (52)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
O2 Industries 16-Oct-2020 Accelerator/Incubator Other Consumer Durables Bankruptcy: Liquidation
Terramera 28-Jan-2020 00000 00000 000.00 Agricultural Chemicals Generating Revenue
Lillio 01-Jan-2020 00000 00000 000 Educational Software Generating Revenue
Nanoleaf (Electronics (B2C)) 01-Jan-2020 000000000000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue
DarwinAI 24-Sep-2019 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
KA Imaging 24-Sep-2019 000000000000 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue
Maple (Clinics/Outpatient Services) 24-Sep-2019 000000000000 000.00 Clinics/Outpatient Services Generating Revenue 000 00000000
Mysa 24-Sep-2019 000000000000 Household Appliances Generating Revenue 000 00000000
Upchain 24-Sep-2019 Accelerator/Incubator Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue
Validere 24-Sep-2019 Accelerator/Incubator Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
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The Lazaridis Institute Exits (12)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
DarwinAI 01-Jan-2024 Merger/Acquisition
eSSENTIAL Accessibility 16-Aug-2022 0000000000
PostBeyond 08-Dec-2021 000000000000000000
wrnch 17-Sep-2021 000000000000000000
Upchain 11-May-2021 000000000000000000 00000
O2 Industries 27-Mar-2021 0000000000: 000000
Needls 26-Feb-2021 000 00 00000000
Sofdesk 25-Jan-2021 000000000000000000 000.00
Vivametrica 04-Aug-2020 Merger/Acquisition
Oculys 21-Nov-2019 Merger/Acquisition 00.000
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The Lazaridis Institute Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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The Lazaridis Institute Co-Investors (14)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
BDC Capital 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
ArcTern Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Ingka GreenTech 0 Series chart Industry bar
S2G Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Thrive - SVG Ventures 0 Series chart Industry bar
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The Lazaridis Institute FAQs

  • What is The Lazaridis Institute?

    The Lazaridis Institute is an accelerator/incubator based in Waterloo, Ontario.

  • Where is The Lazaridis Institute headquartered?

    The Lazaridis Institute is headquartered in Waterloo, Canada.

  • How many investments has The Lazaridis Institute made?

    The Lazaridis Institute has made 52 investments.

  • What has The Lazaridis Institute invested in?

    The Lazaridis Institute has made numerous investments in companies like O2 Industries, Terramera, and Lillio within the Consumer Durables, Agricultural Chemicals, and Educational Software industries.

  • What has The Lazaridis Institute invested in recently?

    The Lazaridis Institute's latest investment was on 16-Oct-2020 in O2 Industries, a company within the Consumer Durables industry.

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