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Telus Global Ventures Rebrands

TELUS (CNW Group/TELUS Global Ventures)

Telus, a Vancouver, BC, Canada-based global technology company, accelerated the reach of its strategic investment arm and announced the launch of Telus Global Ventures.

Led by Terry Doyle, Managing Partner, Telus Global Ventures aims to unlock the capabilities of TELUS, offering investment partners a pathway to real-world traction and growth, in areas that include agriculture, health, digital customer experience, and Internet of Things. The CVC arm has invested in more than 150 companies, spanning across 10 countries and five continents. In 2023 alone, Telus Global Ventures participated in 30 venture deals and deployed over USD $175 million.

It also amplifies social impact through the TELUS Pollinator Fund for Good which invests in socially-purposed startups driving social and environmental change to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges.

Recent investments by TELUS Global Ventures and the TELUS Pollinator Fund include:

  • Flash Forest, a Canadian reforestation company that uses drone and automation technology, and ecological science to regenerate post-wildfire areas.
  • KODE Labs, a company at the forefront of transforming the smart building landscape. The Detroit-based autonomous smart building startup has been called the “Salesforce of commercial building automation”.
  • TalkLife, an innovative global online peer support community for people to talk about their mental health, offers comprehensive, accessible and effective mental health services globally.
  • Waymap, a technology company offering an accessibility-first, highly accurate navigation app that works outdoors, indoors and even deep underground.

VCWire

08/05/2024