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Announcing BC’s Top 50 Tech Startups Pitching At This Year’s #BCTech Summit Investment Showcase

The #BCTECH Summit team is excited to announce the 50 startups that will be pitching at this year’s Investment Showcase, an exclusive event happening May…

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Canada’s Industry Leaders: 11 Ways To Champion Diversity & Inclusion In 2018

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is #PressForProgress, a call to close the gender gap. According to the World Economic Forum’s 2017… Read More

Practical Considerations for Raising Capital As A Startup Company

Raising money to get a new business off the ground is one of the most challenging obstacles an entrepreneur must overcome. Generally, initial capital is… Read More

How New IFRS Accounting Rules (IFRS 15) Can Turn A Good Deal Into A Bad One

Changes to the reporting standards for revenue from contracts took effect on Jan. 1, 2018, and they have the potential to change a good acquisition… Read More

Four Steps For Advancing Diversity And Inclusion

Diversity was a hot button issue for much of the tech world throughout 2017. Companies like Google, Uber, Apple and others regularly made headlines, showing… Read More

Hockeystick’s Taxonomy: Leveraging Standardized Data in Canada’s Private Capital Ecosystem

Hockeystick has been supporting financial reporting for private companies for many years. The company’s aim is to provide accurate data by drawing from a… 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

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

Startup Success – Easy as Sliced Bread

By: Harry Singh, Director Intel Capital Harry Singh is a contributor to CVCA and a director at Intel Capital, Intel’s venture capital arm, where… 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

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

Beyond Sell or Bell: Alternative Exit Strategies Every Investor Should Know

By Adam Spence Co-founder, MaRS Centre for Impact Investing A smart investor knows that you can’t make a good investment without a good… Read More

Artificial Intelligence, Real Opportunities

How to capitalize on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning investments By Boris Wertz Founding Partner, Version One Ventures There’s no denying there’s been… Read More