Equity (Minority) Investments

ABK Biomedical

ABK Biomedical

Mike Mangano
Unit 32-155 Chain Lake Drive
Halifax, NS B3S 1B3
http://www.abkbiomedical.com/

ABK Biomedical Incorporated is a medical device company developing products to simplify clinical procedures performed by interventional radiologists. The company’s lead product, OccluSystem delivers novel radiopaque embolic agent with improved visibility during embolization for improved safety and ease of use.

 

 

Coconut Software

Coconut

Katherine Regnier
102 – 121 Research Drive
Saskatoon, SK Canada S7N 1K2 
https://www.coconutsoftware.com

Coconut Software is an innovative web-based company that is poised to dominate the Enterprise Customer Engagement space. Large corporations and financial institutions have a huge problem. They have no way to allow their customers to book online, and with that, they have to manage staff scheduling and resources. Corporations have reached out to Coconut Calendar. Approximately 95% of their customers have reported an increase in money and a decrease in time. While others have chosen to use it as an internal resource to manage staff and resource schedules.

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Curatio

Curatio

Dr. Lynda Brown-Ganzert
Suite 115 – 887 Great Northern Way
Vancouver, BC V5T 4T5
https://curatio.me/

Curatio is the world’s first social health prescription. Curatio’s mobile health platform uniquely combines personalized content and private peer support with daily disease management tools that lead to better health outcomes. The award-winning Curatio team has been internationally recognized for its innovative technology and business approach. 

 

Drefyrus

Defyrus

Dana Rath
2 Bloor Street West, Suite 2602
Toronto, ON M4W 3E2
http://www.defyrus.com/

Defyrus is a private life sciences biodefence company that collaborates with public health agencies and military R&D partners in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada to develop and sell broad spectrum anti-viral drugs and vaccine system as medical countermeasures to bioterrorist threats and emerging infectious diseases.

Diamond House.

Golden Health Care

Heather Haupstein
#101-3550 Taylor Street East
Saskatoon, SK S7H 5H9
http://www.goldenhealthcare.ca/

Golden Health Care Inc. (GHCI) is the largest private provider of long-term care facilities in Saskatchewan with 7 facilities currently in operation.  PIC is a partner with GHCI and other investors in the 7th facility called Diamond House, a 100 room assisted living and level 1 to 4 personal care home located in Warman.  Diamond House opened in September of 2016. The GHCI successful delivery model provides care home residents with a home-like, caring family atmosphere designed to enhance their well-being and sense of self-worth.

District Ventures CPG-1 LP Fund

District Ventures

Arlene Dickinson
2540 Kensington Road NW
Calgary, AB  T2N 3S3
http://www.districtventures.ca/

CPG-1 LP is a fund focused on the consumer packaged goods sector, targeting investment in food, beverage, health, wellness and beauty products. The fund is targeting 15-20 portfolio companies, some of which will come through the District Ventures accelerator program. Arlene Dickinson is the CEO and visionary for District Ventures. She is the Chair of Venture Communications Ltd., one of Canada’s leading independent marketing firms, and YouInc, a 20,000 member strong platform for entrepreneurs. 

EcobainNaturals

Ecobain

Brian and Roberta Bain
115-343 70th St E.
Saskatoon, SK  S7P 0E1
http://www.ecobaingardens.ca

EcobainNaturals is an indoor vertical hydroponic greenhouse that utilizes state-of-the art technology to grow high quality living herbs including basil, dill, cilantro and mint, as well as specialty organic microgreens for the grocery and foodservice markets. Ecobain’s fresh living herbs are seen on major retailers’ shelves such as Federated Co-op Ltd., Sobeys, Safeway and several other retailers across the Prairie Provinces.

Exaltexx

frontline

Dan Leachman
320 B 65 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB  T2H 0R8
http://www.exaltexx.net/

Exaltexx Inc. is a chemical distribution and technology commercialization company. They target the removal of paraffin deposits in oil and gas operations using artificial maturing agent (AMA). Their chemicals, using a patent-pending technology, react differently with oil and gas unlike anything currently available. Exaltexx Inc. prides itself in offering safer alternatives to conventional oilfield products, which is why their products and technologies decrease the impact on the environment while reducing the risk to the people who handle them.

G-Mac's AgTeam

G-Macs

Garth MacDonald
908 Main Street, Box 2380
Kindersley, SK  S0L 1S0
http:\\www.gmacsagteam.ca

G-Mac’s AgTeam is an independently owned crop input retailer that provides exceptional agronomic services. Founded in 2000, G-Mac’s AgTeam has 10 retail locations in West Central Saskatchewan with the corporate head office in Kindersley. G-Mac’s AgTeam’s solid reputation and high degree of success is based on partnering with customers to identify their needs, establish goals and create unique customized solutions. 

HeartHero

HeartHero

Gary Montague
66 South Logan Street suite 201
Denver,CO 80209
https://hearthero.com/

HeartHero is on a mission to save millions of lives from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), which claims over 350,000 lives annually in the U.S alone (American Heart Association, 2017). They are revolutionizing the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) by developing an ultra-portable, affordable, user-friendly AED to make this life-saving technology accessible and attractive to the consumer market, while simultaneously creating a better alternative for the existing institutional market.

Micromech

Micromech

Jeff Ehmann
201 – 1950 10th Ave. SW
Calgary, AB  T3C 0J8
https://www.micromech.net/

MicroMech was founded in response to a critical point in the automotive industry. With rapid change on the horizon, there is a need to keep up with the changing demands of consumers and the evolution of a tech driven society. MicroMech provides mobile auto service - they send qualified automotive technicians right to the consumer’s home or office, and offers all common maintenance and repair services.

Med Life Discoveries LP

MLD

Dr. Shawn Ritchie
204 – 407 Downey Road
Saskatoon, SK S7N 4L8

A world-leading human health research company focusing on the discovery and development of novel disease screening, treatment and health monitoring products to address diseases such as colon, pancreatic and ovarian cancers, multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s.

 

MustGrow Biologics Corp

Formerly MPT Mustard Products & Technologies Inc.

MustGrow

Corey Giasson
1005-201 1st Ave South
Saskatoon, SK S7L 1L2
http://www.mustgrow.ca/

MustGrow has developed novel and proprietary solutions that utilize components of the mustard plant to provide high quality pest control to growers facing challenges associated with nematodes and soil-borne diseases. Their technology is truly sustainable, providing benefits to the grower, the environment and the consumer.

The Blok

theBlok

Craig Bell
1729 Ontario Ave.
Saskatoon, SK S7K 1S9
http://www.theblok.ca/

The Blok (123 Ave B. South) is an innovative commercial condominium development project in Riversdale consisting of a unique building structure made up of boxes, squares and blocks. Main floor owners will revel in the mill of the courtyard atmosphere while 2nd floor and penthouse owners can be inspired from their private balconies, by views of the downtown and the beautiful South Saskatchewan River. The site is located in the Riversdale Community on Avenue B, in between 21st and 22nd Street West.

TinyEYE Therapy Services

TinyEYE

Greg Sutton
103 – 116 Research Drive
Saskatoon, SK  S7N 3R3
https://www.tinyeye.com/

TinyEYE provides high-quality, online Speech-Language Pathology and Occupational Therapy services to school aged children around the globe. A world leader in online therapy, TinyEYE has been recognized internationally for its innovation and for their positive impact on the lives of thousands of children. TinyEYE mends spirits, grows smiles and engages children in their

Titan Star

TSX Ventre: TSP-V

TitanStar

Jean Daniel Cohen
1745 - 1050 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 3S7
http://titanstar.ca/

The Company is a TSXV-listed real estate issuer in the business of identifying and acquiring real property interests consistent with its investment policy. It seeks to create and grow a portfolio of income producing, stabilized real estate assets in the United States. The Company’s strategy is to lever its existing contact base to grow the business.

Stellar Power & Control Solutions

Stellar

Ian Lewis & Glen Follett
Glen Follett

104- 6270 205 St.
Langley, BC  V2Y 1N7
http://www.stellarpower.ca

Stellar has strong leadership that will build on their collective history in the Electrical Integrator and Power Quality electrical systems industry. The company has built a reputation throughout Western Canada as well as internationally, for providing Yaskawa variable frequency drives and industrial motor control equipment to industries such as mining, oil and gas, forestry and municipal water treatment facilities.

Verdient Foods

Verdient Foods

Francisco Gardulski
One Verdient Way
Vanscoy, SK

http://www.verdientfoodsinc.com

in 2018, Verdient Foods will open a state-of-the-art new pulse food processing facility in Vanscoy, Saskatchewan. Once fully operational, the 160,000 metric-ton facility will become the largest organic pea protein fractionation facility in North America. Verdient Foods’ focus is value-added processing of proteins, starches and fibres extracted from Saskatchewan-produced pulse crops using a dry fractionation process.

 

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Warman Home Centre

Warman Home Centre

Rick Casavant
601 South Railway Street West
Warman, SK S0K 4S1
http://www.warmanhomecentre.com/

Golden Opportunities Fund Inc. (“Golden”) led a major transaction to complete the management buyout of Warman Home Centre and its divisions. PIC partnered with Golden and other leading institutional investors including Lex Capital Partners LP and Hathersage Holdings Inc. Warman Home Center is a leader in the building supplies industry including 5 divisions: Warman Metals, Warman Truss, Warman Cabinets, Warman Homes, and Warman Home Centre.

Westcap MBO Investment

Westcap Mgt

Grant Kook
830, 410 22nd Street East
Saskatoon, SK  S7K 5T6
http://www.westcapmgt.ca/  

PIC invested in the Westcap MBO Investment LP Fund I and II (Westcap MBO). Both funds are managed by saskatchewan’s leading private equity fund manager, Westcap Mgt. Ltd. The Westcap MBO Fund I is now fully invested in the following companies: Dyna Holdings LP, H.J.R Asphalt Partnership, Modular Driven Technologies, and Waman Home Centre LP. The Westcap MBO Fund II is actively seeking opportunities and will be closing on several within the upcoming year.