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We're onboard from start-up to scale-up to exit.

More than 80 dedicated professionals, over $13.5 billion in transactions in 2022 alone, and 10 unicorns to date: we are Canada's premier legal advisors for high-growth emerging technology companies.
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Our Emerging Technology group is a diverse, highly skilled, fully integrated, multidisciplinary team of professionals dedicated to serving the Emerging Technology industry.

Our Clients

Our clients are high growth emerging technology companies, their investors and their acquirors, which we support throughout the life cycle of a company, from start-up, to scale-up and all the way to exit. Over the past year, our Emerging Tech team advised on in excess of 180 venture capital funded equity financings and tech M&A with aggregated deal value in excess of $13.5 Billion.

Our local and foreign clients are active in many different sectors such as MedTech, BioTech, CleanTech, FinTech, AgriTech, blockchain and cryptocurrency, robotics, artificial intelligence, connected devices and 5G, quantum computing and other industries. 

Our Approach

We are the only fully integrated legal team in Canada that offers day-to-day strategic advice to the Canadian Emerging Technology market in three areas vital to your success: a) Growth (including VC financing) and exit strategy; (b) IP Strategy; and (c) Data/Cybersecurity strategy.

As an industry leader, we are heavily engrained in the Canadian Emerging Technology community and are partnered with the largest and most innovative accelerators and industry associations, including C100, Founder Fuel, OSMO Foundation, TechStars, Startupfest, BC Tech Association and Launch Academy, DMZ, The Upside Foundation, TechExit, Elevate Tech Festival, Hackergals, MaRS, Venture for Canada, PILOT and CIX. We also work closely with the top Emerging Technology law firms in the world and these collaborations and access to domestic and international networks can provide a tremendous advantage for you. 

Subscribe to our “Emerging Tech Bulletin”, read about industry highlights on our FaskenTech blog or contact any of our lawyers to learn more.




Client Work

  • Silk & Snow Inc. acquired by Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc.,
  • NexKemia acquires Eco-Captation,
  • MineSense Technologies closes US$42 million Series E financing led by J.P. Morgan Asset Management,
  • OnCall Health Inc. acquired by Qualifacts Systems, LLC,
  • Unito Inc. raises C$20 million in Series B financing round,
  • Bluecity is acquired by Velodyne Lidar,
  • GrowerIQ raises C$3 million seed financing,
  • Playground Global in its U$16 million Series A funding of Ideon Technologies, a global pioneer in high-resolution subsurface imaging for the mining industry,
  • Majority stake in Dig Insights acquired by Beringer Capital,


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