CIBC Innovation Banking Provides Growth Capital Funding to DealMaker –

AUSTIN, Texas & TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CIBC Innovation Banking is pleased to announce growth capital funding for DealMaker, a leading capital raising technology platform. The financing will allow the company to accelerate its growth in North America.

Founded in 2018, by experienced Bay Street lawyers Rebecca Kacaba and Matt Goldstein, DealMaker’s ambition is to modernize the shareholder issuance space, with recent successes including the issuance of Green Bay Packers.

“DealMaker offers clients a comprehensive and modern capital raising experience while emphasizing transparency,” said Rob Rosen, Managing Director of CIBC Innovation Banking’s Toronto office. “We are proud to provide them with financial and advisory support as they continue their impressive growth trajectory.”

“We are committed to not only making digital capital raising transparent, but to democratizing capital markets as a whole, said Rebecca Kacaba, CEO of DealMaker. “Raises made through our platform typically see a much more diverse set of investors and founders, resulting in a much-needed redistribution of access to capital markets.”

This announcement follows DealMaker’s recent acquisition of Ridge Growth Agency, the industry-leading crowdfunding marketing agency that supports companies with their private placements.

About CIBC Innovation Banking

CIBC Innovation Banking provides strategic advice, cash management and financing to innovative companies in North America, the UK and selected European countries at every stage of their business cycle, from start-up to IPO and beyond. With offices in Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Denver, London, Menlo Park, Montreal, New York, Reston, Seattle, Toronto and Vancouver, the team has extensive experience and a strong collaborative approach that spans the all of CIBC’s commercial and capital banking services. markets businesses.

About DealMaker

DealMaker is on a mission to create the most sophisticated capital markets tools on the planet, allowing capital to flow faster. It offers a suite of primary issuance, shareholder management and capital raising solutions, including investor ranking algorithms and data analytics tools to support all global private placement exemptions. Its innovative technology was designed to allow organizations to own and control increases in the exempt market to get the money they need faster. DealMaker empowers forward-thinking organizations to organize streamlined and successful fundraising on a centralized platform. The company’s offices are located in Toronto, Canada, Austin, Texas and Tampa, Florida. Visit for more information.


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