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Why the Bit Stew Sale is Great News for Canada’s VC Ecosystem

Yesterday, Burnaby-based startup Bit Stew Systems Inc., a leader in the development of software and analytics for the Industrial Internet of Things, announced that GE…

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Breaking News: BC Responds to Call for More Venture Capital in Tech Vertical

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association The Province of British Columbia has taken another step forward in building on its innovation… Read More

Coding For All: Introducing Canada Learning Code

By: Emily Walsh Associate on Georgian Partners’ Investment Team Last night in Ottawa we had the pleasure of being involved in the launch of an… Read More

A Winning Strategy: Why Revenue Financing is Moneyball for Tech Startups

By Greg Smith, Chief Investment Officer TIMIA Capital I don’t know why I love baseball. Perhaps it’s my optimistic nature that no game is… Read More

The Global Venture Capital Conference Comes to Our Home Turf — And Makes Some Pretty Solid Strides

By Mike Woollatt, CEO Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association Every year, our fellow associations from around the world gather together to discuss… Read More

National Angel Summit Announces Manny Padda as 2016 Angel of the Year

Winner of Canada’s top angel investing award honoured at the National Angel Capital Organization’s annual conference TORONTO, October 6, 2016 – The National Angel Capital Organization… Read More

CVCA Roadmap for Canadian Innovation and Growth

By Mike Woollatt, CEO Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association Back in January, Prime Minister Trudeau told the World Economic Forum that while… Read More

CVCA Member Profile: Real Ventures

In a record-breaking H1 2016, they top our list as Canada’s most active VC By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association The first… Read More

Proposed sales tax changes to impact LPs and investment plans

Written by Mike Woollatt, CEO Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association The Department of Finance has released a consultation on sales tax changes… Read More

Mike Shaver joins Real Ventures team

Canadian VC firm Real Ventures has hired Mike Shaver to join its Toronto firm as General Partner as part of its broader effort to… Read More

Top Three for VC: ICT, Life Sciences and Agribusiness Sectors Lead Canadian Growth

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association In the first half of 2016, the Canadian VC landscape continued to grow, propelled by investment… Read More

KPMG Canada appoints Elio Luongo as new CEO for five-year term

KPMG LLP has hired Elio Luongo, currently Canadian Managing Partner of the company’s tax practice, as its new Chief Executive Officer beginning in October. Read More

Wellington Financial hires new partner to drive financings in life sciences companies

Wellington Financial LP, a privately-held specialty finance firm, has hired Jeff Chapman as Partner and Head of Healthcare & Life Sciences in an effort… Read More