Your partner for the innovation economy

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CIBC Innovation Banking is a trusted financial partner to entrepreneurs and investors. Backed by the strength of CIBC, Innovation Banking can provide financial capital, rich network of connections, and insightful service that give our clients an edge in the innovation economy.

Partners in innovation

Innovation Banking offers a complete ecosystem of financial services tailored to each stage of the business lifecycle, from the debt and financing solutions early-stage companies need to get started to the growth capital and runway extensions that enable middle- and mature-stage businesses to take that next step.

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Expensify

San Francisco­-based Expensify, which specializes in expense-management reporting, secured $11 million US in debt financing with us to support its growth plans.

Geoforce

The Plano, Texas-based field asset tracking solutions company worked with our team to set up $5 million US in working capital financing to assist with accelerating its product delivery and executing on client growth strategies.

Hootsuite

Vancouver-based Hootsuite, creator of the world’s most-used social media management platform, entered into a credit financing agreement of up to $50 million US with us to support growth expansion in Asia, Europe and Latin America.

Jane Software Inc.

Vancouver-based Jane Software is a leading cloud-based clinic management software company. Our team recently provided $2 million in growth capital financing to assist with Jane’s worldwide business expansion.

Lightspeed

Montreal-based Lightspeed POS closed a $55 million US debt facility with us to assist with strategic acquisitions and support the company’s growth strategy for its point-of-sale software following its $276-million IPO on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Parchment

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Parchment, a leader in the education sector that specializes in digitizing and distributing education credential records, worked with us to set up $7 million US in growth capital financing to help meet future business strategy and goals.

Client testimonials

In the innovation economy, a startup needs a minimal viable product. But how do you create one without wasting time and money? Construction software success story Bridgit explains the secret to their success in Episode 1 of CIBC’s Innovation Economy series.

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