Powered by

Sidewalk Labs and Plaza Ventures launch fund focused on urban tech; Sidewalk and Plaza Ventures launch tech fund

Nov 26, 2019 - The Canadian Press

TORONTO - Google sister company Sidewalk Labs has partnered with Plaza Ventures to launch a venture capital fund focused on urban technology.

The fund, which includes a $10-million commitment from Sidewalk tied to its proposed Quayside development in Toronto, will focus on a range of early stage Canadian companies that fall under the category.

Nicole LeBlanc, director of investments at Sidewalk Labs, said the fund will help urban tech companies, including ones that run into challenge...