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We the North: Homegrown tech is on the rise — and offers lucrative VC opportunities

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association *Revised on August 3, 2016 Canada is beginning to prove itself as a competitive…

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The IPO Drought: What does it mean for private investors?

By Carolyn Goard, Senior Communications Manager, Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association There’s no doubt the private capital industry has witnessed a decrease in… Read More

10 things your boss won’t tell you when you start your new VC/PE gig

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association Most of us starting out in private equity and venture capital have never invested in private… Read More

2016 shaping up to be conservative year for VC activity in Canada, and even globally

The first three months of 2016 was undoubtedly a hot quarter for venture capital activity in Canada – we saw a total of $838 million… Read More

2016 CVCA Open to support Birch Hill Equity’s indigenous initiative

CVCA 2016 Open (Charity Golf Tournament) Event detail Date: Wednesday, August 24th Time: 11:30 am – 8:30 pm Venue: The Club at Angus Glen… Read More

The view from here: Best practices to thrive in Canada’s current & future VC environment

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Boris Wertz Founding Partner, Version One Ventures With Q1 2016 data reflecting… Read More

Shopify: 365 days after the IPO

Article originally published in May edition of Private Capital Magazine The year since the e-commerce star’s IPO has hardly been a cakewalk. In fact, says… Read More

Four awesome highlights from Communitech’s Rev Demo Day at CVCA 2016

The CVCA was proud to team up with Communitech this year to host their Rev Demo Day in conjunction with the 2016 CVCA Annual Conference,… Read More

BDC unveils new brand to better attract entrepreneurs

The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) has unveiled a new brand identity aimed at making its role and product offering better known to a… Read More

Birch Hill’s John MacIntyre named winner of CVCA’s 2016 Community Leadership Award

The Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) announced John MacIntyre, Partner, Birch Hill Equity Partners, as the recipient of its 2016 Ted Anderson… Read More

Tobi Lütke named CVCA’s 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner

The founder and CEO of Shopify Inc., Ottawa, Ontario-based e-commerce company, has been named the 2016 recipient of the CVCA’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Read More

CVCA names venture capital and private equity ‘Deal of the Year’ Award recipients

The Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) announced winners of its annual Deal of the Year Awards during its 2016 Annual Conference in… Read More

Record-breaking quarter: 2016 Canadian VC investment nearly doubles 2015 results

Record-breaking quarter: 2016 Canadian VC investment nearly doubles 2015 results – CVCA Investment from top five deals more than triples to $336 million, private… Read More