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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).

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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: 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

Qvella: Behind The Deal with Whitecap Venture Partners

“The deal was sourced through a strong existing relationship between Qvella’s founders and Whitecap Venture Partners” On December 4, Qvella, a Toronto-based molecular diagnostics… Read More

CVCA Q3 2017 Quarterly Exclusive: Yaletown’s Knockout 2017

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

Nudge Rewards: Behind The Deal With Brightspark Ventures

“Nudge Rewards’ founding team is one of the most dynamic, balanced and focused we’ve seen” On November 15, Nudge Rewards announced it had raised… Read More

Fish, Fava or Fermented Food? Where’s the Meat (Alternative)?

Contributed by: Aki Georgacacos, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Avrio Capital “The opportunities for Canadian entrepreneurs to capitalize on this global challenge are… Read More

Coconut Software: Behind The Deal With Information Venture Partners & ScaleUP Ventures

Saskatchewan-based Coconut Software announced on November 7, the close of a $4.2 million CAD Series A round, led by Toronto-based Information Venture Partners,… Read More

Sophie Forest Named 2017 Angel Of The Year By NACO & BDC Capital

Photo (from left to right): Sophie Forest, Managing Partner, Brightspark Ventures, Michelle Scarborough, Managing Director, Strategic Investments and Women in Tech, BDC Capital, Yuri Navarro, CEO… Read More

Planting the Seed

Contributed by: Sam Ifergan, President and CEO, iGan Partners The Important Role Early Stage Funding Plays in Growing Canada’s Digital Health Sector As an entrepreneur… Read More

The Private Investor Perspective Part One: Canadian VC & PE in 2017 & Beyond

This is part one of a new CVCA series, The Private Investor Perspective, which examines the Canadian venture capital and private equity market from the… Read More