C2CAN is a non-profit collaborative platform between the Tsinghua Holdings, Hanhai Holdings and SFU VentureLabs Ⓡ .

C2CAN supports the commercialization of Canadian and Chinese hi-tech companies and builds the bridge between Canadian and Chinese innovations, capital and markets. Since its inception in 2016, C2CAN has helped over 60 Canadian tech companies raise over $10 million in Chinese venture capital, explore the Chinese market, develop business partnerships with Chinese organizations across multiple sectors, access government resources, and set up operations in China, and raise over $10 million in Chinese venture capital.

Mission: To connect technology innovators and entrepreneurial leaders with the resources necessary to scale and succeed in China and Canada.


  • Business intelligence and market information resources to help Canadian
    companies learn more about doing business in China
  • China Business Development Trips
  • China-Canada Open Innovation & Investment Forum
  • High-Tech Commercialization & Acceleration Support Services
  • International Business Conferences & Other Events


High-tech innovation
World-class education and research institutions
Leading innovators and entrepreneurs
Localized innovation community with global reach


World’s largest market
Abundant capital resources
Strong high-tech giants
Mature industrial system
Advantageous ecosystem for startups

VentureLabs is a world-class technology business accelerator program delivered  by Simon Fraser University in partnership with the NRC IRAP, the BC innovation Council, University partners including Ryerson University, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, the University of Victoria, the British Columbia Institute of Technology, the Emily Carr University of Art & Design as well as government and industry partners.

To learn more visit http://www.venturelabs.ca

Tsinghua Holdings is a subsidiary enterprise of the top university in China – Tsinghua University. Tsinghua Holdings manages over $80 billion CAD in assets. They operate in a wide range of industries such as, technology, energym environmental protection, health, finance technology, creative industries, and online education. Well-known alumni include, JinPing Xi, President of PRC, ZHenning Yang and ZHengdao Li, Chaoyang Zhao, founder of souhu.com. 

To learn more visit en.thholding.com.cn

Hanhai Holdings is a world-call global incubation and acceleration service provider. The organization was formed by science and technology experts, scholars, overseas talent, and the elites of Tsinghua University, Peking University, and Renmin University. Headquarter in Beijing, Hanhai Holdings owns and operates 5 top-ranking incubators and 2 international innovation centers in Beijing, as well as 7 overseas innovation parks in North America and Europe. 

To learn more visit www.hanhaiinvestment.com