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The Upside Of Giving

The Upside Of Giving is part of a three-part series on how the VC & PE industry is giving back to Canadian communities. For more… Read More

Q3 2018: VC’s Two-Year Streak Slows In Q3; Private Equity Debt Flourishing Despite A Slumping Overall Market

VC: The CVCA anticipates 2018 to close similarly to last year $652M was invested over 127 deals in Q3 2018; bringing the year-to-date total venture capital… Read More

Clearbanc: Behind The Deal With inovia capital

Photo: (Left) Andrew D’Souza, Co-founder and CEO, Clearbanc and (Right) Michele Romanow, Co-founder and President, Clearbanc. On Nov. 12, Toronto-based Clearbanc announced it… Read More

Highly Specialized Investment School Program To Prime Next-Gen of VC & PE Pros

Photo: Mark Healy, Executive Director, The Ivey Academy at the Ivey Business School (Left) and Gregory Phipps, Faculty Director, Canadian Private Capital Investment School (Right). It’s getting… Read More

EnvironeX Group Inc.: Behind The Exit With Persistence Capital Partners

On Oct. 31, Montreal and Toronto-based private equity firm, Persistence Capital Partners announced the acquisition of their portfolio company, EnvironeX Group Inc. by… Read More

How Clairvest Is Making Positive Changes In Canadian Communities

Clairvest Group, Inc., a Toronto-based private equity firm, takes the 2018 CVCA Private Capital Regional Impact Award for its investment partnership with Kitchener-based… Read More

Diversity And Inclusion Evolution: The Limited Partner Perspective

It’s been almost two years since the CVCA formed its Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Since then, we’ve hosted and have engaged in numerous discussions and… Read More

Capturing Deal Value: Enabling Digital Capabilities Through M&A

Since 2016, corporate buyers have increasingly targeted acquisitions of technology/digital companies. According to PwC’s 2018 mid-year deals report – four out of ten acquisitions of… Read More

Q3 2018 VC & PE Activity: CVCA Data Sneak Peek

According to preliminary data (final data is targeted to be published on November 22), VC investment slowed from its record pace last year. $651M… Read More

A Venture Capital Fund With A Social Impact Heart – How Is That Possible?

The Relentless Venture Fund embraces a hybrid venture model: a profit driven, venture capital, health fund with a social impact heart. We are a… Read More

Behind The Joint Venture With FirePower Capital

On Sept. 28, Toronto-based investment bank and credit investor, FirePower Capital, announced it had entered into a joint venture with New York City-based… Read More

The Canadian VC Market: Healthy Across All Stages

I often find myself in various conversations where I hear a very similar statement. It’s normally something along the lines of, “Sure, we have plenty… Read More