we are uniquely positioned

a shared vision to
transform the venture
capital landscape

Female founders produce improved investment efficiency.

Sandpiper will deliver a more reliable ROI to Limited Partners by investing in companies that have specific attributes that are statistically proven to deliver superior returns.

Our approach to venture investment is distinct in the market:

  • Radical investment thesis
  • Expertise of our Founding Partners
  • A new Approach to investment Decisions and portfolio management

Our established network of women investors came together with a shared vision to transform the venture capital landscape, deliver economic value and social change, and ensure fair representation of women’s innovation for better outcomes.

Sandpiper identifies high-performing founders who traditional venture investors miss. Data shows our target companies significantly outpace their peers when they receive the right investment and mentorship, delivering strong social and economic value and highly profitable investment returns.

Women entrepreneurs need the right kind of mentorship, funding and networks to enable them to commercialize and scale their businesses nationally and internationally. Sandpiper identifies top performers and enables them to scale, unlocking untapped potential and delivering inclusive economic growth.

In the Press

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Sandpiper Ventures Invests in Artificial Intelligence Startup, Begin AI

Today, Sandpiper Ventures announced its investment in Begin AI, an Artificial Intelligence start-up based in Halifax that makes it possible to build proprietary human first technology without servers or data storage, using algorithms that learn users’ preferences in real time.

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Cathy Bennett Named Atlantic Associate of the Year by Creative Destruction Lab

Sandpiper Ventures General Partner Cathy Bennett has been named Associate of the Year for 2020-2021 by the Creative Destruction Lab, a non-profit organization that delivers an objectives-based program for massively scalable, seed-stage, science- and technology-based companies.

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Sandpiper Ventures Invests in Callia, the Canadian Direct-to-Consumer Floral Delivery Company

Fifth Investment in Female Founder by East Coast VC Fund

Today, Sandpiper Ventures announced its investment in Callia, the leading direct-to-consumer floral delivery company based in Winnipeg, from its inaugural fund focused on women entrepreneurs. Led by Brightspark, one of Canada’s top performing venture capital firms, the $6.4M Series A round included participation from Golden Ventures, Sandpiper Ventures, among others.