We help New Brunswick innovators
take their ideas further.

An independent, private organization focused on venture capital and research funding.

We help New Brunswick innovators solve globally relevant problems through research, solid advice and access to capital. We always represent the best interests of our portfolio. By leveraging their successes, we reinvest strategically to create new opportunities for New Brunswick.

Venture Capital

We invest in early-stage start-ups, those expanding into new markets, and businesses looking to leverage R&D for innovation.

Applied Research

We invest in researchers whose projects have a high potential for commercialization and economic impact.

Early Stage Commercialization Fund

We help move New Brunswick university, college and institutional research to market.

Our News

climate impact fund announcement graphic

NBIF investing in innovative research and technology to address the climate change crisis

FREDERICTON – on the heels of the Government of New Brunswick’s announcement of their renewed climate change action plan, which will help the prov...
Read More

NBIF announces a $200,000 follow-on investment in Soricimed to support better cancer outcomes

FREDERICTON – NBIFtoday announced the closing of a $200,000 investment in Moncton-based Soricimed Biopharma, a privately held clinical-stage company...
Read More

How to Recognize When Your Startup Is (or Is Not) Ready to Scale

We’ve all seen the popular TV show in which entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of venture capitalists in the hope of securing an in...
Read More

CVCA Report Shows the Need for EDI Tracking Across the Innovation Ecosystem

At NBIF, when we invest in a company, we’re not just funding an idea. We’re investing in jobs and workplaces, helping create work cultures and, by...
Read More