The SVX is a local, impact-first platform connecting social ventures, impact funds and impact investors to catalyze new debt and equity investment capital for local ventures that have demonstrable social and/or environmental impact, including not-for-profits, co-operatives and for-profit corporations.
The SVX is led by the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing in close collaboration with TMX Group Inc., and is supported by the Government of Ontario, Torys LLP, Imagine Canada and many other partners.
- provides an online platform with venture listings, fund listings, service provider listings, and a resource centre to facilitate effective impact investments;
- allows investors to identify screened impact investment opportunities, and share due diligence and collaborate on deals, reducing the burden of due diligence; and
- provides ventures with increased access to capital and financial expertise.