Ahava Holdings & Ventures

Size of fund:
Does not disclose

Ahava Holdings & Ventures is the first fund in Canada led by an Afro-Canadian woman that focuses on women entrepreneurs creating social impact through technology. Located in Kitchener, Ontario, The fund is led by serial entrepreneur and investor Janét Aizenstros. AH & Ventures manages deal flow through two family offices, and secures funding from syndicated partners. The fund invests across stages, from seed to growth, and writes checks ranging from $200,000 to $2 million. Through various partnerships, startups that are backed by AH & Ventures also have access to a virtual accelerator and incubator. The fund has so far invested in data-driven tech companies focused on creating social impact in fashion, agriculture and education. AH& Ventures’ portfolio companies include Fetchir, a SaaS application for dog breeders and their customers; and ICON, a tech-enabled entrepreneurship platform for Generation Z.