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Q2 2017 VC & PE Activity: CVCA Data Sneak Peak

Venture capital activity in Canada continues to hum along at a steadily increasing pace. Based on preliminary data sourced from CVCA InfoBase, $1.6B was disbursed…

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Private Equity Deal Making: The Psychology Behind the Deal

There’s no question there are certain predictors in any deal making process that can either enhance or erode the success of a deal. Generally speaking,…

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Giving Back: The “Upside” of Canadian Business

There’s plenty in the news about the success of Canadian startups, particularly Canada’s tech startups which are said to be “having a moment”, with… Read More

Benefits of Outsourcing Fund Administration

Written by Justin Krieger, CommonWealth Fund Services Ltd. In the years since the financial market correction, the fund administration industry has experienced great… Read More

Canadian Agribusiness continues to gain momentum in Q1

Although not as flush as the first quarter last year, the Canadian venture capital industry is still looking strong. Based on final Q1 2017… Read More

Women-In-Tech Event to Bring Together 150 Female Investors & Founders Across Canada

Canadian female investors & founders to celebrate industry diversity for Canada’s 150th with series of events from coast-to-coast The Canadian Venture Capital and Private… Read More

#InvestInCanada: Celebrating Canada’s 150th

Canada is a great place to do business, live, work and invest. Let’s break down some of Canada’s impressive metrics: Canada’s workforce is the most… Read More

Coding Canadian Innovation

On June 14th, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains and Science Minister, Kirsty Duncan announced a $50M, two-year government commitment… Read More

Lumira launches new philanthropy initiative to support Canadian healthcare innovation

A CVCA interview between CVCA CEO, Mike Woollatt and Peter van der Velden, Managing General Partner, Lumira Capital MW:  Peter, Lumira announced this morning a… Read More

NBIF gets $45.6M government injection to support local innovation

May 4-12 was Innovation Week in New Brunswick and the week was used as a backdrop for a provincial government funding announcement for the… Read More

Behind the Scenes with the Investors: The Real Matters IPO

Photo Credit: Carey Diamond A month after announcing its intention to go public, Markham… Read More

How VCs are inspiring the next gen of female tech entrepreneurs

Always at the forefront of innovation, the venture capital industry has a remarkable record of funding entrepreneurs during the genesis of their society-changing companies. It’s… Read More

Calculating the Competency of Management: The Investor’s View

Evaluating an investment involves complex research. According to early-stage micro seed investment fund and mentoring program, Seedcamp, determining the value of an investment consists of market… Read More

Venture Capital-backed Zymeworks Goes Public

Vancouver-based Zymeworks (TSE/NYSE: ZYME) debuted on the public markets last Friday, just two weeks after announcing its intention to go public. The company raised… Read More