We provide a platform where women investors and founders can radically disrupt the venture capital environment.

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Sandpiper Ventures Announces First Investment of Inaugural Fund in Cleantech Company, DeNova

Halifax, Nova Scotia - May 27, 2021 - Sandpiper Ventures today announced the first investment of their inaugural fund in the clean technology company DeNova, led by Founder and President Brianna Stratton. This investment represents the fund’s commitment to identifying high-growth opportunities led by women. DeNova, based in Nova Scotia, addresses two global challenges: climate change and the pending protein shortage.

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Managing partners join in speaking events throughout International Women’s Month

Throughout International Women’s Month, Managing Partners, Cathy Bennett, Rhiannon Davies, and Sarah Young participated in several panels and events, dedicated to shedding light on the huge gap in women’s participation in the innovation driven economy and the amazing opportunities that could be unlocked by supporting diversity and inclusion in early-stage tech.

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Representing all four Atlantic provinces, our founding partners are successful business leaders across a variety of industries with the legacy and results to back up our vision.

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Women make up 51% of the population yet receive just 2.8% of VC funding available worldwide, 4% in Canada.


Women-led companies that do receive VC funding receive less than half the amount of their male counterparts.

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Only 15% of partners in venture capital funds are female, less in Atlantic Canada.

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