Perspectives

The Impact of ESG And Stakeholder Engagement in Private Capital Investing

(Photo: InstarAGF Asset Management Inc.’s Okanagan Wind Project). Contributed By: Gregory Smith, President and CEO, InstarAGF Asset Management Inc. The practice of considering environmental, social and…

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Insights

Qingdao Haisi Cycle Fund: Behind The Fundraise With Cycle Capital Management

On December 12, Montreal-based Cycle Capital Management announced the first closing of The Qingdao Haisi Cycle Fund a joint CAD $116M fund between…

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Four Steps For Advancing Diversity And Inclusion

Contributed By: Emily Walsh, Vice President, Georgian Partners. Diversity was a hot button issue for much of the tech world throughout 2017. Companies… Read More

How A Canadian VC Is Turning A Global Challenge Into Opportunity

“The Market Opportunity Is Substantial” Last week, Science Magazine published a terrifying report describing how oxygen in the global ocean and coastal waters… Read More

Insights from the Coller Capital Global Private Equity Barometer

Contributed By: Paul Lanna, Partner, Coller Capital. While the private equity industry is continuing to grow, its shape is starting to become fixed, according to… Read More

Canada’s Venture Out Conference Reinforces the Benefits of Diversity and Inclusion

“If we can help teach companies and help create those experiences for young people or let them know they exist, that would be awesome.” Fostering… Read More

Hockeystick’s Taxonomy: Leveraging Standardized Data in Canada’s Private Capital Ecosystem

Hockeystick has been supporting financial reporting for private companies for many years. The company’s aim is to provide accurate data by drawing from a… Read More

Energy Storage System: Behind The Deal With Pangaea Ventures

On December 12, 2017, Portland, Oregon-based Energy Storage System (ESS) announced it had secured US $13 M in Series B funding. The round included… Read More

Federal Government Calls For Applications for VCCI

The federal government, through the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), issued a call for proposals today for the Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative (VCCI). Read More

Government Of Canada Commits To Bolstering Canadian Innovation Through VCCI

CVCA Applauds Government’s Commitment to Strengthening Innovation Companies in Canada December 18, 2017 – Toronto, ON – The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association… Read More

International Powerhouse Investors Bet Big On Canadian Tech

Why Asian Investors are Seeking Better Access to Canada’s Tech Market When most startups and their investors talk about attracting outside capital, the U.S. usually… Read More

CVCA Q3 2017 Quarterly Exclusive: Digging Into Canada’s Mining & Resources Investment

This article is part of a new series, CVCA Quarterly Exclusive, written and published by the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. This series provides… Read More

CVCA Q3 2017 Quarterly Exclusive: Banking On Canadian FinTech

This article is part of a new series, CVCA Quarterly Exclusive, written and published by the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. This series… Read More

Kristi Miller An Inspirational Winner of 2017 Ted Anderson Community Leadership Award

If you ask First West Capital’s National Managing Director, Kristi Miller, why she loves to give back to the youth community in BC, she’s… Read More