Amplify Capital (formerly MaRS Catalyst Fund) 


Time Period: 2016-Ongoing

Geography: Canada

Sector: Cross-sector


  • $35 million in capital mobilized 
  • 4M people with improved health outcomes 
  • 15.6M students with improved social and emotional skills 
  • 1,172 tonnes of CO2 emissions reduced 

    Stage: In Operation

    Links or Resources: Amplify Capital Website

    Client and/or Partners: Investor Syndicate


    The SVX team developed the prototype fund model and acquired the initial operating funding and investment capital to start-up the MaRS Catalyst Fund, with the support of entities including Virgin Unite and the Mirella and Lino Saputo Foundation.

    Now known as Amplify Capital, this national impact investing fund grew from its $5 million pilot fund to a larger scaled Fund 2 of $30M+.