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Canadian Business Growth Fund: Closing The Gap

Why don’t more Canadian companies grow to become global industry leaders? How did we go from being home to 18 such companies in 1990, compared… Read More

#IC19 Spotlight: YPC Mentoring Is Critical For The Private Equity and Venture Capital Industry

At #IC19, CVCA’s 2019 conference in Vancouver June 4-6, delegates from the YPC enjoyed a brand new session dedicated to mentoring the next generation of… Read More

Meet Peter Dowse: Chair Of The Canadian Venture Capital And Private Equity Association For 2019-2020

Photo: Peter Dowse, Chief Financial Officer & Partner, Ironbridge Equity Partners and Chair, CVCA. When Peter Dowse first encountered an opportunity to work in the… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: TVM Life Sciences Winner Of 2019 VC Deal Of The Year Award For AurKa Pharma

Photo: (Left) Hans Knapp, Partner, Yaletown Partners and CVCA Awards Committee Chair and (Right) Dr. Luc Marengere, Managing Partner, TVM Life Sciences Venture capitalist Dr. Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Jeff Parr (Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Clairvest) Winner Of 2019 Ted Anderson Community Leadership Award

Photo: (Left) Hans Knapp, Partner, Yaletown Partners and CVCA Awards Committee Chair and (Right) Jeff Parr, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Clairvest Group Clairvest Vice… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Novacap Management Winner Of 2019 Private Capital Regional Impact Award For Onstream

Photo: Hans Knapp, Partner, Yaletown Partners and Chair of 2019 CVCA Awards Commitee Impactful Corporate Sustainability Few Canadian companies in the oil and gas industry… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: NBIF Winner Of 2019 Private Capital Regional Impact Award For Envenio

Photo: Hans Knapp, Partner, Yaletown Partners and Chair of the 2019 CVCA Awards Committee  Sourcing Innovation and Making an Impact With exceptional innovation comes the… Read More

CVCA Announces Toronto As Host City For Invest Canada ‘20

#IC20 to take place June 15-17, 2020 in Toronto The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) is excited to announce that Invest Canada… Read More

BDC Capital’s GP Academy Welcomes 2nd Cohort

This month, BDC Capital’s GP Academy will welcome it’s second cohort into this unique and world-class program, delivered in consultation with Kauffman Fellows. This cohort… Read More

The Investment Opportunity In British Columbia

B.C.’s tech sector is thriving. Year over year, we’re experiencing consistent growth in revenue, GDP, job creation, and total companies. We have more than 10,000… Read More

Q1 2019: Canadian VC Experiences Billion-Dollar First Quarter And The Fifth Billion-Dollar Quarter In The Last Six Years; PE Experiences Sluggish Start To 2019

Canadian Venture Capital In the first three months of 2019, the Canadian venture capital (VC) industry invested CAD $1B across 142 deals. This… Read More

Satsuma Pharmaceuticals, HistoSonics and Bardy Diagnostics: Behind The Deals with Lumira Ventures

In a CVCA Central first, we spoke with Lumira Ventures to go behind the scene of three of their recent deals. On April 8,… Read More