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CVCA H1 2017 Quarterly Exclusive: Behind the Robust Return of VC Exits

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…

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CVCA’s H1 2017 Canadian VC & PE Market Overview

Strong VC Investment Pace Continues with Revival in Exits After Long Hiatus; Huge Quarter for PE and a Breakout Year for Exits VC investment sees…

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VC Investing: The Convergence of AI and Healthcare

Quark Venture’s Partner & CEO weighs in on the future of AI and its role in the healthcare vertical There’s been plenty of media coverage… Read More

CVCA EXCLUSIVE: Inside The Winning 2017 Venture Capital Deal Of The Year – Yaletown Partners and BitStew Systems

The CVCA was proud to award Yaletown Partners with the 2017 Venture Capital Deal of the Year Award on June 7th, during the Invest… Read More

CVCA EXCLUSIVE: Inside The Winning 2017 Private Equity Deal Of The Year – Clairvest Group and Cieslok Media

The CVCA was proud to award Clairvest Group with the 2017 Private Equity Deal of the Year Award on June 7th, during the Invest Canada ’17 conference… Read More

The Impressive Impact of The Vinetta Project

Convening at a table in Toronto’s OneEleven­, North America’s largest innovation Hub, the CVCA and Anna Mackenzie, Front-End Developer, Nudge.ai, are discussing some… Read More

Broadening the Investment Framework for Canadian Infrastructure

First proposed in the 2016 fall economic statement, Canada’s new infrastructure bank is a tool to help the federal government allocate $35 billion towards… Read More

Novacap Achieves Oversubscription For Latest TMT Fund, Eyes Future With Infrastructure Strategy

On July 20th, Quebec-based Novacap Management announced the closing of its latest technology, media and telecommunications private equity fund, Novacap TMT V. Not… Read More

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… Read More

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,… Read More

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