Perspectives

Venture Capital as the building block of Canada’s innovation: a global investor’s perspective

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Senia Rapisarda Principal, HarbourVest When I first arrived in…

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Perspectives

What it’s going to take to fuel next-gen tech growth to cultivate big, meaningful businesses right here in Canada

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Kirk Simpson Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Wave Reflecting back on the…

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CPPIB announces appointments to senior management team

Mark Machin, President & CEO of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has announced the following appointments: Alain Carrier has been appointed Senior Managing Director,… Read More

Buyer beware: If you underestimate the importance of cybersecurity during due diligence, you will pay the consequences

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Imran Ahmad Partner, Cybersecurity Practice, Miller Thomson LLP Imagine the following scenario:… Read More

The FinTech Complacency Conundrum: Leveraging future opportunities to ensure iterative success

Article Originally Published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Peter Misek Partner, BDC Capital IT Venture Fund Canada’s financial institutions have enjoyed… Read More

A look at 4 alternative financing structures & their benefits

There’s no doubt that PE and VC firms are well aware of the various risk factors that come to light when making an investment in… Read More

Roads to riches: A look at alternative financing structures and the implications for raising growth capital

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Ben Gibbons Partner, Corporate Finance, Collins Barrow Toronto LLP While private equity… Read More

A protective stance: How to fully realize the benefits of Representations & Warranties Insurance

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine. By Robyn Weber Vice-president, Private Equity Practice Leader, HUB International In the past… Read More

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),… Read More

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… Read More

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