INVESTMENT

Supporting high-potential investment opportunities with smart and connected capital.

One-Stop Shop

NPC provides a range of services to help investors participate in investment opportunities in natural products.

Evergreen Pipeline

Access a robust pipeline of vetted investment opportunities in natural products addressing a diverse array of markets.

Opportunity Development

NPC supports companies in its pipeline with a suite of programs and services to help them become investment-ready.

Knowledgeable Network

The NPC network extends across Canada and around the globe, and includes industry and investment who bring a wealth of experience.

Investment Partner

NPC can co-invest in high-potential Canadian companies with innovative natural products, technologies or services. We look at debt or equity deals that are generally in the $2-$2.5M range.

Events and Insights

Stay up to date through events, news, and reports to keep you apprised of key opportunities and trends.

Where We’ve Invested

NPC began investing in March 2017, and has made 12 investments.
Select a company below to learn more.

What we look for in a potential investment

High-Growth Potential
Companies with the potential to earn at least $10M in annual revenues.

Targeted Sectors
Opportunities that provide naturally-derived solutions in one of our 8 priority areas.

Solid Business Plan
Companies with realistic sales forecasts, solid marketing plans, and keen insights on the competitive landscape.

Leadership
Companies with smart, experienced teams who are focused on building a multi-million business.

Coachability
Entrepreneurs who are willing to listen and incorporate advice from seasoned professionals.

Innovation
Companies with differentiation in product, process or market strategy.

Our Investment Fund

NPC has a small investment fund dedicated to Canadian natural products. With eleven investments under our belts, we’re raising a second fund to seize the incredible opportunities we see across the country that can meet the growing demand for clean, green and natural products, technologies and services.

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Investor Meetings

We deliver a steady pipeline of vetted investment opportunities through investor meetings and online Virtual Pitch sessions.

Understanding SR&ED Investment Tax Credits

March 4, 2021

2:00 pm EST

Online

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Microbiome Virtual Pitch Event

March 25, 2021

2:00 pm EST

Online

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Crop Inputs Virtual Pitch Event

April 15, 2021

2:00 pm EST

Online

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Start-Up Showcase Virtual Pitch Event

February 18, 2021

2:00 pm EST

Online

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Power Up Productivity with BDC

February 11, 2021

2:00 pm EST

Online

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Social Media Selling

January 28, 2021

2:00 pm EST

Online

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The Artful Science of Pitching

October 20, 2020

Video Available On Demand

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News

Pitch Decks for Start-Up Showcase

Thanks for your interest in the Start-Up Showcase. You can find all of the presentation decks and the videos from each event below.

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Scaling for growth: insights from BDC

One of the ways NPC helps Canadian companies achieve their potential is by linking them to important resources across the country….

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NPC releases snapshot of Canada’s natural and functional food landscape

Natural Products Canada is pleased to present a snapshot of Canada’s natural nutrition industry. Game Changers: Companies, products…

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NPC program helps pasta maker expand US presence

Chickapea is one of the latest recipients of NPC’s Executive Talent Program, a unique source of funding that fills critical gaps in t…

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NPC announces 2021 virtual pitch events

NPC is pleased to announce new opportunities to connect Canadian innovations with investors, corporations and other strategic partn…

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A clear plan for social media selling success

Now more than ever, you need to leverage social for your business

The world of social media can be …

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Changes to NPC Commercialization Programs

Increased funding limits and easing of repayable amounts

NPC is pleased to announce changes to its Commercialization Programs in lig…

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Investment opportunities in the insect industry

A panel of experts discuss the opportunities and challenges in the quickly evolving insect industry

The concept of insects as a …

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Presentations for November 19

Thanks for your interest in the Natural Pet Products Virtual Pitch event. The companies did an excellent job.

And many thanks to Pa…

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The Artful Science of Pitching

Coach/advisor/investor reveals the key elements of presenting your business plan to attract capital and strategic partners

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Growing a business in a pandemic

Three start-ups share lessons on raising capital, landing deals and looking after their teams and communities during COVID-19

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Virtual meeting creates real connections

Our 4th annual Investor Meeting with Nutrition Capital Network looked a little different than previous editions, but the commitment to …

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Natural Products Canada and Nutrition Capital Network host 4th annual investor meeting

Virtual investor meeting showcases 15 Canadian investment opportunities in food and nutrition

Natural Products Canada and Nutrition …

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NPC helps five Canadian companies pursue growth plans during COVID-19

Businesses create natural products to address a range of challenges including health and animal health and bioplastics

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NPC participates in Partake’s $4M raise

Natural Products Canada (NPC) is pleased to announce it has invested in Partake Brewing, an award-winning non-alcoholic craft beer.

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Canadian Coalition for COVID-19 releases 51 promising nanobodies

Coalition uses ‘open source biology’ to attract global collaborators 

A coalition of Canadian companies has published 51 an…

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Building a Brand Strategy

Dan Schmitt is a veteran of the CPG world who has launched over 200 brands. NPC was very pleased to host Dan for a webinar filled w…

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Research centre offers full meal deal for innovators

A high-tech research facility provides the expertise, equipment and more to help bio-based product developers

The Bio-Industrial Pro…

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Having your HR house in order is key to risk management

Clear and complete HR tools and policies can alleviate costly risks to your business and make your company more attractive to funders a…

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Getting Maximum IP From R&D

For many companies, a strong IP portfolio that covers key markets is their most valuable asset. Noel Courage and Don Bocchinfus…

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