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Alberta Snapshot: IC18 Just Six Weeks Away

Invest Canada ’18 is a little over a month away. The lead up to the annual conference is an exciting time; the IC18 event… Read More

2018 Private Capital Trends: Insights From The Experts

On April 18, the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) hosted its second annual CVCA Exchange event in Toronto. The event takes a… Read More

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… Read More

CryptoKitties: Behind The Deal With Version One Ventures

On Mar. 20, Vancouver and San Francisco-based Axiom Zen, the maker of CryptoKitties announced that it had raised CAD $12M in Seed/Series A… Read More

Future Private Capital Leaders: Pauline Brunel

Encouraging and supporting the development of industry leadership is a central part of the sustainability of Canadian private capital. Showcasing talent and telling their stories… Read More

Investment In ICT Continues To Soar In Canada

On Mar. 6, CVCA released its 2017 Year-In-Review data which demonstrated the attractiveness of ICT investing in Canada. Canadian ICT companies received the majority (71%)… Read More

Mexico Diving In To Canada’s Hot Tech Market

It has almost been a year since the United States triggered NAFTA renegotiations. The historic free trade agreement was officially implemented on Jan. 1, 1994… Read More

The 2018 CVCA Awards: Now Accepting Nominations

CVCA Award Winners To Be Celebrated at Invest Canada ’18 This June With a record number of PE exits in 2017 and VC exits rebounding… Read More

Navigating Private Capital As A Woman: The Top Takeaways From CVCA’s AMA Series With Whitney Rockley

In celebration of International Women’s Day this year, the CVCA embarked on a cross-country tour, speaking to women (and men) at Canadian business schools on… Read More

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

How PE Firms Can Effectively Link Talent Acquisition to Strategy

On March 7, the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) hosted an event for private equity investors on pre-investment talent assessment, acquiring top… Read More

2017: Rebound Year for Canadian Private Equity; Increase In Mega Deals Drives Canadian VC

Canadian venture capital investment grew 11% in 2017 with $3.5B invested over 592 deals compared to the $3.2B invested over 534 deals in 2016. This… Read More