Advocacy

Participate in the 2016 CVCA & McLagan Compensation Benchmark and Pay Practice Survey

Are you rewarding and performing? Attracting, managing and rewarding best-in-class human capital is critical to your firm’s success. That’s why McLagan (an Aon company),…

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Insights

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…

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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

Investing with heart: Why doing good is good business

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Adam Spence Co-founder, MaRS Centre for Impact Investing The Lucky Iron Fish… Read More

The “Achilles Heel” in deal making due diligence

Understanding why the expectations of so many deals are not realized By Jerry Tarasofsky, CEO and Founder of CSI Diagnostics, CVCA Guest Author… 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

MaRS longtime CEO Ilse Treurnicht to step down at June 2017 AGM

Ilse Treurnicht, CEO of MaRS, has decided to step down at the next annual general meeting in June 2017. Treurnicht has led the organization for… 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

Blackstone’s Tony James to headline CVCA’s 2016 conference

By Kirk Falconer (Originally published on PE Hub) Tony James, president and chief operating officer of Blackstone Group LP, will be one of the star attractions at… 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