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AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Golden Venture Partners – Winner of CVCA’s 2017 Private Capital Regional Impact Award for SkipTheDishes

The CVCA Private Capital Regional Impact Awards were introduced in 2017. The award recognizes CVCA member firms whose investment has positioned their portfolio company to… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Novacap Management Winner of CVCA’s 2017 Private Capital Regional Impact Award for Fibrenoire Technologies

(Left To Right: Jean-François Lévesque, formerly CTO & Co-Founder at Fibrenoire, currently CEO & Co-Founder at Obkio; Rémi Fournier, VP Sales & Engineering & Co-Founder… Read More

Ontario Capital Growth Corporation announces $50M for new Life Science Venture Capital Fund Initiative; issues call for expressions of interest

Ontario is moving forward with a venture capital fund to help life sciences firms access the capital they need to grow their business, create jobs… Read More

Enerkem: Behind The Deal With Cycle Capital Management

On Feb. 6, 2018, Montreal-headquartered Enerkem announced it had secured CAD $280M in its largest investment round to date. The syndicate included existing… Read More

Creative Energy: Behind the Deal with InstarAGF Asset Management

On Feb. 13, 2018, Vancouver-based Creative Energy announced a new partnership with InstarAGF Asset Management, an independent alternative asset management firm focused on… Read More

Dialogue: Behind The Deal With White Star Capital

On Feb. 13, 2018, Montreal-based Dialogue announced it had secured CAD $12M in Series A funding. The round was led by White… 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

2017 Year-in-Review VC & PE Activity: CVCA Data Sneak Peek

Trailblazer Mega-Deals Define 2017 VC Landscape; Phenomenal Year for Canadian PE. The CVCA will be publishing its final 2017 Year-in-Review VC & PE Canadian Market… Read More

Mnubo: Behind The Deal With White Star Capital and McRock Capital

(Photo: Mnubo’s Founders). On Jan. 30, Montreal-based Mnubo announced that it had raised $16.5 million in Series B financing. The round was led by… Read More

CVCA Embarks On VC & PE Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives In Spirit Of IWD 2018

The CVCA is organizing and involved with various industry events around the lead-up for IWD 2018. 2018’s theme for International Women’s Day is #PressForProgress,… Read More

BusBud: Behind The Deal With Plaza Ventures & iNovia Capital

Photo (Credit) Daphné-Caron: BusBud Founders. On Jan. 30, 2018, Montreal-based BusBud announced it had secured CAD $14M in Series B funding. The round… Read More