Fonds de solidarité invests $5M in Terranova Worldwide

Fonds de solidarité FTQ has announced $5 million investment in Terranova Worldwide Corporation, a Laval, Quebec based firm specializing in information security awareness programs, including online training and Phishing simulations.

Financial terms were not disclosed. The investment is likely in the form of debt financing.

New funds will be used to support the growth of Terranova WorldWide.

Founded in 2001, Terranova is a one-stop shop for all matters pertaining to information security awareness with the largest selection of products on the market (90 courses) available in the widest range of languages (39).

“Our ambition is to gain a significant market share in the Security Awareness market. With the financial support of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, we will be able to accelerate our growth plan by investing heavily in marketing and developing new platforms to complete our offer.”
Lise Lapointe, President of Terranova Worldwide.

photo credit: Terranova Worldwide

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