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The Vision

Advance the world with innovation.

Diagram is a launchpad for the most exciting ventures in insurance, financial services, and healthcare.

With our long-term perspective, we can make an unmatched commitment to entrepreneurs with our depth of both capital and expertise. Combined with the support of our highly distinguished investor base, Diagram offers early stage companies a unique platform to think big, launch in Canada, and pursue global success.

Launch your next venture with us.

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The Approach

Deeper commitment unlocks more potential.

Traditional Investment Funds

Diagram

Strategy

Strategy

Traditional Funds

Each fund makes a large number of smaller investments and looks for a few winners.

Diagram

We make a few investments focused on our areas of expertise and support them heavily to win.

Funding

Funding

Traditional Funds

Small initial seed investment, lots of time spent by founders on fundraising.

Diagram

Large seed investment giving the runway and focus that founders need to build great companies.

Partnerships

Partnerships

Traditional Funds

Founders spend significant time and efforts trying to build key partnerships with larger companies.

Diagram

Our close association with Portag3 Ventures gives founders a built-in strategic advantage and dramatically accelerates the time to market.

Network

Network

Traditional Funds

A handful of angel investors support founders with their network and expertise.

Diagram

50 world-class advisors and investors are each committed to supporting all of our ventures.

Support

Support

Traditional Funds

Investor support is diluted across a large number of investments and generally strategic in nature.

Diagram

Focusing on few bets allows us to deploy major resources and provide hands-on support to founders in the early stage of their venture.

Each fund makes a large number of smaller investments and looks for a few winners.

Strategy

Strategy

We make a few investments focused on our areas of expertise and support them heavily to win.

Small initial seed investment, lots of time spent by founders on fundraising.

Funding

Funding

Large seed investment giving the runway and focus that founders need to build great companies.

Founders spend significant time and efforts trying to build key partnerships with larger companies.

Partnerships

Partnerships

Our close association with Portag3 Ventures gives founders a built-in strategic advantage and dramatically accelerates the time to market.

A handful of angel investors support founders with their network and expertise.

Network

Network

50 world-class advisors and investors are each committed to supporting all of our ventures.

Investor support is diluted across a large number of investments and generally strategic in nature.

Support

Support

Focusing on few bets allows us to deploy major resources and provide hands-on support to founders in the early stage of their venture.

The Team

Shoulder-to-shoulder with our ventures.

We work closely with our founders and their teams to accelerate growth by finding the best talent, opening up doors, and providing strategic and tactical support.

Benoît Béland Benoît Béland
Benoît Béland

Marketing

Karel Vuong Karel Vuong
Karel Vuong

Community

The Talent

Build the future with our companies.

The Backers

The strength of industry titans.

Portag3

Portag3 is an early-stage investor exclusively backed by a corporate partnership between Power Financial Corporation, IGM Financial Inc., and Great-West Lifeco Inc.

  • Power Financial Corporation
  • IGM Financial
  • Great-West Lifeco

$1.2T

Assets Under Management

AUM

$65B+

Combined Market Cap

Market Cap

30M

Customer Relationships

Customers

14,400

Financial Advisors

The expertise of business visionaries.

50+

Investors

28

Co-Founders

$9B+

In Exits

7

CEOs of Listed Companies

Adam D'Angelo Adam D'Angelo
Adam D'Angelo

CEO of Quora, Former CTO of Facebook

Andrea Johnson Andrea Johnson
Andrea Johnson

Partner, Dentons Canada LLP

Andrew Chisholm Andrew Chisholm
Andrew Chisholm

Former Global Head Financial Institutions at Goldman Sachs, Board Director at RBC

Anthony Lacavera Anthony Lacavera
Anthony Lacavera

Founder & Chairman at Globalive Holdings, Founder & Former CEO at WIND Mobile

Carrie Russell Carrie Russell
Carrie Russell

Former EVP & CMO at D+H

Dan Robichaud Dan Robichaud
Dan Robichaud

Co-Founder & CEO at PasswordBox

Hammnet Hill Hammnet Hill
Hammnet Hill

Co-Founder & CEO at Smooch.io, Co-Founder of TotalNet

Henri de Castries Henri de Castries
Henri de Castries

Former CEO AXA Global

Joe Lonsdale Joe Lonsdale
Joe Lonsdale

Founder of Palantir, Addepar, and 8VC

Nadir Mohamed Nadir Mohamed
Nadir Mohamed

Chairman Alignvest, Former President & CEO Rogers Communications

Razor Suleman Razor Suleman
Razor Suleman

Founder & Former CEO at Achievers, Partner at Alignvest

Ryan Holmes Ryan Holmes
Ryan Holmes

CEO & Founder of Hootsuite

Adam D'Angelo Adam D'Angelo
Adam D'Angelo

CEO of Quora, Former CTO of Facebook

Andrea Johnson Andrea Johnson
Andrea Johnson

Partner, Dentons Canada LLP

Andrew Chisholm Andrew Chisholm
Andrew Chisholm

Former Global Head Financial Institutions at Goldman Sachs, Board Director at RBC

Anthony Lacavera Anthony Lacavera
Anthony Lacavera

Founder & Chairman at Globalive Holdings, Founder & Former CEO at WIND Mobile

Carrie Russell Carrie Russell
Carrie Russell

Former EVP & CMO at D+H

Dan Robichaud Dan Robichaud
Dan Robichaud

Co-Founder & CEO at PasswordBox

Hammnet Hill Hammnet Hill
Hammnet Hill

Co-Founder & CEO at Smooch.io, Co-Founder of TotalNet

Henri de Castries Henri de Castries
Henri de Castries

Former CEO AXA Global

Joe Lonsdale Joe Lonsdale
Joe Lonsdale

Founder of Palantir, Addepar, and 8VC

Nadir Mohamed Nadir Mohamed
Nadir Mohamed

Chairman Alignvest, Former President & CEO Rogers Communications

Razor Suleman Razor Suleman
Razor Suleman

Founder & Former CEO at Achievers, Partner at Alignvest

Ryan Holmes Ryan Holmes
Ryan Holmes

CEO & Founder of Hootsuite

Adam D'Angelo Adam D'Angelo
Adam D'Angelo

CEO of Quora, Former CTO of Facebook

Andrea Johnson Andrea Johnson
Andrea Johnson

Partner, Dentons Canada LLP

Andrew Chisholm Andrew Chisholm
Andrew Chisholm

Former Global Head Financial Institutions at Goldman Sachs, Board Director at RBC

Anthony Lacavera Anthony Lacavera
Anthony Lacavera

Founder & Chairman at Globalive Holdings, Founder & Former CEO at WIND Mobile

Carrie Russell Carrie Russell
Carrie Russell

Former EVP & CMO at D+H

Dan Robichaud Dan Robichaud
Dan Robichaud

Co-Founder & CEO at PasswordBox

Hammnet Hill Hammnet Hill
Hammnet Hill

Co-Founder & CEO at Smooch.io, Co-Founder of TotalNet

Henri de Castries Henri de Castries
Henri de Castries

Former CEO AXA Global

Joe Lonsdale Joe Lonsdale
Joe Lonsdale

Founder of Palantir, Addepar, and 8VC

Nadir Mohamed Nadir Mohamed
Nadir Mohamed

Chairman Alignvest, Former President & CEO Rogers Communications

Razor Suleman Razor Suleman
Razor Suleman

Founder & Former CEO at Achievers, Partner at Alignvest

Ryan Holmes Ryan Holmes
Ryan Holmes

CEO & Founder of Hootsuite

The Companies

Ideas that push us all forward.

Take care of your people with
beautiful, automated HR and benefits.

Collage

"Diagram is the best partner a startup could hope for. Access to capital, partnerships, talent and top-tier advisors. Diagram has allowed us to play in the major leagues from the very start."

Elijah Moore

Elijah Moore
CEO & Co-Founder of Collage

Collage

Quality healthcare anywhere, anytime.

Dialogue

"Diagram helps us directly in our business – they are close enough to understand our operations, yet completely supportive of our strategic direction. As an added bonus, we can consult with anyone from their hugely impressive and diverse group of investors. They have given us access into highest level of the Canadian business community."

Cherif Habib

Cherif Habib
CEO & Co-Founder of Dialogue

Dialogue

The Future

Launch your next venture with us.