Lumira Capital Launches Philanthropy Initiative with Leading Canadian Healthcare Foundations

TORONTO, June 6, 2017 ‐ Lumira Capital, a leading North American healthcare venture capital firm, announced today that it has launched a new philanthropic initiative whereby the firm’s partners will donate a portion of their profit share from Lumira Capital IV L.P. to up to fifteen leading healthcare foundations in Canada. This initiative was welcomed by the fund’s investors, which include returning investors the Business Development Bank of Canada, FONDS de solidarité FTQ, Fondaction CSN, Northleaf Capital Partners, Teralys Capital and, as well as new investors including Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Kensington Capital Partners, Iljin Group and a number of family offices in Canada and the United States.

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