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Today TechFinance.ca published a list of the Most Active Venture Capital investors in Canada to date for 2009.

The number preceding the firm’s name is the number of deals they participated in and the dollar amount after their name is the total value of the deals in Millions.

  1. 26 – Business Development Bank of Canada – $128
  2. 25 – GrowthWorks Ltd. – $99
  3. 10 – VenGrowth Private Equity Partners – $27
  4. 5 – Fonds de solidarité FTQ – $96
  5. 5 – Yaletown Venture Partners Inc. – $19
  6. 4 – iNovia Capital – $27
  7. 4 – Ventures West Capital Ltd. – $26
  8. 4 – Lions Capital Corp. – $16
  9. 4 – Export Development Canada – $13
  10. 4 – AVAC Ltd. – $10
  11. 4 – Covington Capital Corporation – $7
  12. 3 – Desjardins Venture Capital – $19
  13. 3 – Multiple Capital Inc. – $15
  14. 3 – BDR Capital – $15
  15. 3 – B.E.S.T. Investment Counsel Limited – $9
  16. 3 – Discovery Capital Management Corp. – $7
  17. 2 – JLA Ventures Inc. – $21
  18. 2 – CTI Life Sciences Fund – $20
  19. 2 – EdgeStone Capital Partners – $18
  20. 2 – VentureLink LP – $17

Have a quick look at the 2008 results and you’ll see that this year’s numbers are way down.