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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…

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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

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

Hopper: Behind The Deal With Brightspark Ventures

Photo: Sophie Forest, Managing Partner, Brightspark Ventures & Fred Lalonde, Founder & CEO, Hopper. On October 3, Montreal-based Hopper announced it had successfully completed… Read More

The Newest Face Of Corporate Trust And Responsibility

Ken Ip, Director of Engineering at Hockeystick teamed up with Jason Brenier, Vice President of Strategy at Georgian Partners to analyze the area of… Read More

Fund I: Behind The Fundraise With Ripple Ventures

On Sept. 12, new Toronto-based VC, Ripple Ventures, announced the closing of their new CAD $10M early stage focused Fund I. The fund will… Read More

H1 2018: Third $1B Quarter In Last Twelve Months Propels VC Momentum; All PE Segments Slowing With Overall Activity Eclipsed By Two Mega Deals

VC: Five-year upward trend shows no signs of slowing for the remainder of 2018 Venture capital investment in Canada continued its five-year upward trajectory in… Read More

International Confidence In Canadian Startup Ecosystem

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Vidyard Co-founder & CEO Michael Litt – April 25, 2017 “Having access to the venture program helps you meet sales… Read More

New Fund to Write More Cheques To More Women

Elaine Kunda credits her father’s inclusiveness and a former female boss for sparking her interest in running companies, which later fuelled a desire to help… Read More

#paid: Behind The Deal With Good News Ventures

On May 9, #paid, a Toronto-based company that connects marketers with influencers for campaigns and content creation, announced that it had closed CAD… Read More