Seeking positive change through impact investing

Matching money with meaning

SVX is a nonprofit, diversified financial services firm driving impact for investors, organizations, funds, and enterprises. We provide knowledge and insights, design strategies and products, manage funds, and operate a platform for raising impact capital and making impact investments.

We work across sectors that deliver meaningful impact: climate, food, health, equity, housing, and community real estate.

SVX is a nonprofit organization registered with securities regulators as an Exempt Market Dealer (EMD). We have partners and operations across Canada, as well as in the US and Mexico.

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What we do

SVX provides a suite of services enabling impact  for investors, organizations, funds, and enterprises. For over ten (10) years, SVX has delivered support to a range of ecosystem actors and partners to bolster a thriving social innovation sector.

Investors

You are:

  • an individual or family office
  • a foundation or an institutional funder
  • faith-based organization
  • other asset owners

Advisory Services


Support in setting and revising impact strategy, developing impact reporting framework, or augmenting its deal sourcing and due diligence capacity. Learn more

Portfolio Management


The Genus-SVX Impact Investment Counsel offers a complete portfolio, across a broad range of asset classes, of impact investment opportunities that are fully managed, customized and diversified. Learn more

Investing Platform


Curated investment opportunities via the SVX Platform that allow you invest directly into organizations, funds, and enterprises that are building a healthy, resilient, and sustainable world. Learn more

Education


Build capacity for interested and active impact investors, ventures, funds and organizations through hands-on education. Learn more

Issuers

You are:

  • a social purpose organization
  • a place-based impact investing fund
  • a community power co-operatives
  • a charitable organization

Advisory Services


Provide investment readiness advisory services and support impact offering development. Learn more

Place-Based Funds


Design and manage impact investing funds, and coordinate a network of place-based impact funds in Canada. Learn more

Investing Platform


A full-service platform that facilitates investor identification, document fulfillment, investment transactions, user analytics, issuer updates, and more. Learn more

Education


Help social purpose organizations get ready for investment through innovative social finance tools, pitch preparation, offering development, and more. Learn more

Funds

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Peer Community for Place-based Funds


SVX stewards a peer community of place-based funds, providing a venue to deliver strategic content, to share insights and knowledge, and to collaborate on actions Learn more

Fund Design and Management


We work one-on-one with emerging impact investing fund clients to develop successful models using a proven development process from discovery to design to deployment. Learn more

Investing Platform


SVX offers a full-service platform that facilitates investor identification, document fulfillment, investment transactions, user analytics, issuer updates, and more. Learn more

Education


We can also provide regulatory guidance and support for impact investing funds based outside of Canada, particularly from Latin America.

Ecosystem Partners

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Ecosystem Development


Support for regional or national impact investing ecosystem development, including: research, mapping, stakeholder engagement, development of National Advisory Boards (NABs) on impact investing, and more.

Platform Insights & Development


Impact investing platforms can be important enabling tools for a particular region or country. Based on capacity and mutual interest, we can also explore opportunities for the deployment of the SVX model into other parts of the world.

Fund Discovery and Design


We can leverage the expertise of our advisory and fund practice to help with the development, design and management of impact investing funds focused on a particular sector or region.
Investors

We support individuals, families, foundations, faith-based organizations, institutions, and other asset owners. We work with all investors, from foundations and family offices to everyday investors, to help them identify opportunities and to support their decision-making efforts so they can match their money with meaning.

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Issuers

We work with a range of non-profit organizations and for-profit enterprises and organizations from community power co-operatives producing renewable energy to charitable organizations tackling mental health and addictions. We seek to provide a continuum of supports from one-to-many educational offerings to one-on-one advisory supports to capital through our network of impact investing funds.

Learn more.

Funds

We work one-on-one with emerging impact investing fund clients to develop successful models using a proven development process from discovery to design to deployment.

Learn more.

Ecosystem Partners

Support for regional or national impact investing ecosystem development, including: research, mapping, stakeholder engagement, development of National Advisory Boards (NABs) on impact investing, and more.

Learn more.

Investment Opportunities

SVX manages an impact investing platform for ventures, funds and investors seeking social and/or environmental impact alongside the potential for financial return. Opportunities are vetted by SVX and make it easier for investors to see the information they need to make an informed decision.
SVX works across sectors including cleantech, health, work and learning, food, and social inclusion, and can support campaigns targeting both accredited and non-accredited investors. With an increasing number of investment opportunities that offer financial returns alongside impact, there’s never been a better time to consider moving more of your portfolio into impact investing.

Founding Partners

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Government of Ontario

Global & National Partnerships

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Women of Ontario Social Enterprise Network
Lift Philanthropy Partners
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Ontario Trillium Foundation
Scale Collaborative - Social Venture Exchange SVX
Employment and Social Development Government of Canada Logo
Upper Canada Equity Fund
Social Economy Through Social Innovation
Global Affairs Canada
Centre for Social Innovation
Cutting Edge Capital
Pillar Nonprofit Network
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Esplanade
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Ontario Trillium Foundation
Women of Ontario Social Enterprise Network
Esplanade
Global Affairs Canada
Makeway Logo
Upper Canada Equity Fund
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Scale Collaborative - Social Venture Exchange SVX
Social Economy Through Social Innovation
Pillar Nonprofit Network
Employment and Social Development Government of Canada Logo
LIFT Philanthropy Partners - Social Venture Exchange SVX
Cutting Edge Capital
Centre for Social Innovation

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