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We nurture and develop
multidisciplinary startup teams
that harness emerging tech
to create businesses with
global impact.

D3 Bio

Founders leveraging biomanufacturing and bioengineering looking to accelerate their commercialization potential and contribute to building Canada’s bioeconomy in sectors such as biopharma, agri-food, clean technologies and biomaterials.

D3 Healthcare

Early stage medtech and healthtech startups looking to gain market insights, validate clinical and market needs, accelerate product development, find funding and access international networks.

D3 High Tech

Early stage startups focusing on emerging technologies looking to accelerate their path towards commercialization through coaching, lean entrepreneurship skill development, targeted ecosystem connections and global market expansion support. 

Balsam Impact by D3

Early stage startups focused on education, health, environment, culture or other social issues with positive impact on the community and the world looking  for support in roadmap development, funding strategy and global market expansion.

We bridge the knowledge,
skills, and resource gap
between building a
product and building a
company.

Our Impact

1,000
Startups
$160M
Sales
& Funds Raised
40%
Startups with
Female Founders
65%
Startups with
Immigrant Founders
85%
Startups with
Graduate-Level
Founders
22,000
Community Members

Where To Find Us

Our districts are intertwined networks of physical and digital spaces.

Our Footprint

100+
Startups Exposed to
Global Mindset
30+
Partners
20+
Cities

I had been a scientist all my life. Patents and papers have a major impact only when they become a product, therapy, or tool. I’ve grown tremendously since thanks to the right support to guide me along my entrepreneurial journey.”

Margaret Magdesian, Ph.D., Co-founder of Ananda Devices

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