Conduit: Making Financial Growth Accessible for Everyone

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Conduit: Making Financial Growth Accessible for Everyone

Diagram is proud to announce the launch of Conduit, a DeFi enablement platform that is simplifying how traditional fintechs offer mainstream customers access to crypto-based services.

StreamingFast (formerly DFuse) Receives US $60M Grant

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StreamingFast (formerly DFuse) Receives US $60M Grant

We are excited to share that The Graph Foundation awarded a $60 million grant to StreamingFast (formerly known as DFuse) to join The Graph ecosystem a...

ClearEstate Announced US Launch and C$2.5M Round

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ClearEstate Announced US Launch and C$2.5M Round

We’re proud to share that ClearEstate, announced C$2.5M in seed extension funding to support product innovation and an expanded further rollout across...

nesto Raises $76M Series B to Offer Canadians A Better Mortgage Experience

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nesto Raises $76M Series B to Offer Canadians A Better Mortgage Experience

We are proud to share that Diagram’s Opportunity Fund, our first growth-focused fund, closed at $120M, exceeding our target range of $80-$100M.

Diagram’s Opportunity Fund Has Final Close at $120M

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Diagram’s Opportunity Fund Has Final Close at $120M

We are proud to share that Diagram’s Opportunity Fund, our first growth-focused fund, closed at $120M, exceeding our target range of $80-$100M.

Synctera Raises $33M Series A

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Synctera Raises $33M Series A

Synctera’s Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) Platform is Driving the Evolution of Community Banks in North America

The Future of Corporate Sustainability Management with Novisto

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The Future of Corporate Sustainability Management with Novisto

Today, Diagram is proud to share that Novisto has raised Series A funding of US$8M to support their innovation and product roadmap, and to help the co...

Welcome Wingocard: Empowering Teens With Financial Autonomy

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Welcome Wingocard: Empowering Teens With Financial Autonomy

Diagram is thrilled to share the launch and funding of Wingocard: a mobile banking app designed for teens and their parents. Wingocard launches with a...

Diagram’s New Opportunity Fund: Continued support for our growing portfolio

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Diagram’s New Opportunity Fund: Continued support for our growing portfolio

We are excited to announce the first close of $60M for our Opportunity Fund, which was raised primarily from Canadian family offices and entrepreneurs...

Dialogue: From idea to IPO in 5 years

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Dialogue: From idea to IPO in 5 years

Dialogue announced today the close of its IPO process, and Diagram is delighted to congratulate them on this momentous occasion.

Building the Future of Partnership Banking with Synctera

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Building the Future of Partnership Banking with Synctera

Today we’re excited to share the launch and funding round of our latest portfolio company, Synctera. Together, we believe this team and technology wil...

Canada as a place to build

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Canada as a place to build

Building in Canada and specifically Montreal has always been a personal mission of mine. As a Montreal-native who spent a good amount of time in close...

Welcome Retirable: Why Diagram Co-Founded a Retirement Platform

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Welcome Retirable: Why Diagram Co-Founded a Retirement Platform

Throughout 2019, Diagram’s Innovation team has been digging through research, creating MVPs and interviewing countless experts about the U.S. retireme...

Seasoned Founders Series: Julien Smith

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Seasoned Founders Series: Julien Smith

We are proud to share that Diagram’s Opportunity Fund, our first growth-focused fund, closed at $120M, exceeding our target range of $80-$100M.

The Collage Journey: From Idea to Acquisition in 3 years

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The Collage Journey: From Idea to Acquisition in 3 years

Collage has come a long way since its inception as a startup.

How we do “Innovation” at Diagram

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How we do “Innovation” at Diagram

My team’s mission is to find or invent, nurture, and “de-risk” new venture ideas that can be put in the hands of amazing entrepreneurs and become the ...

Our Philosophy on Talent

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Our Philosophy on Talent

Great companies can only be built with great people. This is something that Francois Lafortune believed in deeply and he knew Talent needed to be a pr...

The Diagram Way

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The Diagram Way

I’ve always known I wanted to be an entrepreneur. At 8 years old, when burgers were on sale for $0.29 at Burger King, I was buying them in bulk, freez...

Welcome dfuse - Helping Blockchain Developers Shine

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Welcome dfuse - Helping Blockchain Developers Shine

Overview of dfuse – a blockchain company. In this month’s Company Profile Series we bring you dfuse, a blockchain gem in Diagram’s ecosystem. Through ...

Helping Canadians save on their mortgages by leveraging technology and understanding their needs on a deeper level

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Helping Canadians save on their mortgages by leveraging technology and understanding their needs on a deeper level

Overview of nesto – a virtual mortgage company

Seasoned Founder Series: Yves Poiré

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Seasoned Founder Series: Yves Poiré

In our Seasoned Founder Series, on a monthly basis, we will feature an impressive Canadian founder to better understand what it means to launch, scale...

BreatheLife: Bringing Financial Security to Millions by Redefining how Individual Insurance is Bought and Sold

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BreatheLife: Bringing Financial Security to Millions by Redefining how Individual Insurance is Bought and Sold

Overview of Breathe Life – a B2B InsurTech. Last month, in our portfolio company profile series, we wrote about Dialogue, our first portfolio company,...

Bringing Fintech and Founders Together at Startupfest

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Bringing Fintech and Founders Together at Startupfest

A recap of the Fintech & Founders cocktail that Diagram organized during Montréal’s largest tech event

Why I Co-Founded Diagram

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Why I Co-Founded Diagram

FinTech is a generational investment opportunity today I grew up listening to stories about my grandfather’s grit and determination and his incredible...

From an Idea to a $40m Series B in 3 years

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From an Idea to a $40m Series B in 3 years

Overview of Dialogue, Canada’s Leading Telehealth Company Welcome to our latest series in which we will tell you more about Diagram’s portfolio compan...

The Best Co-Founder a Team Could Want

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The Best Co-Founder a Team Could Want

I was sitting in the new offices of the two-month-old Smooch Technologies, on the 12th floor of a converted schmatta building in Mile-End, one of Mont...

Diagram announces close of $55-million second fund and adds Hamnett Hill as Partner

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Diagram announces close of $55-million second fund and adds Hamnett Hill as Partner

Diagram Ventures (“Diagram”), a venture-builder that co-founds companies that pursue big ideas in the financial and insurance sectors, today announced...

Together, We Are Building Giants

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Together, We Are Building Giants

Introducing Diagram’s Venture Builder Model and new $55-million fund. When people ask why I launched Diagram, there are two types of answers I typical...

Diagram welcomes serial entrepreneurs Dan Robichaud and Marc-Antoine Ross

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Diagram welcomes serial entrepreneurs Dan Robichaud and Marc-Antoine Ross

Diagram shifts focus to launching new companies with early success of initial two ventures, expanded team, and 7 additional angel investors.

New venture launchpad Diagram announces close of $25-million fund

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New venture launchpad Diagram announces close of $25-million fund

New incubator poised to establish Canada as FinTech leader