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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 from 2016, it’s time again to celebrate the successes of the industry with The 2018 CVCA Awards, presented by Alberta Enterprise Corporation. Back and bigger than ever are The CVCA

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

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(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 at Fibrenoire; Benjamin Desmarais, President & Co-Founder at Fibrenoire). The CVCA Private Capital Regional Impact Awards were introduced in 2017. The award recognizes CVCA member firms whose investment has positioned

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

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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 make a meaningful mark both within the community and within the broader business ecosystem. Winners of this award are committed to making impactful investments to help fuel job creation, diversity

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Kristi Miller An Inspirational Winner of 2017 Ted Anderson Community Leadership Award

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If you ask First West Capital’s National Managing Director, Kristi Miller, why she loves to give back to the youth community in BC, she’s not shy to tell you all of the moving reasons why. Earlier this year, the CVCA announced BC’s own Kristi Miller as the 2017 winner of the prestigious Ted Anderson Community

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

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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 in Montreal. Clairvest Group is a Toronto-based private equity management firm, which selects industries or segments within industries where there is an opportunity to create substantial equity value, generated CAD $125.3 million from

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

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The CVCA was proud to award Yaletown Partners with the 2017 Venture Capital Deal of the Year Award on June 7th, during the Invest Canada ’17 conference in Montreal. Yaletown Partners is a Vancouver-headquartered firm that invests in emerging-growth technology companies in Canada. Yaletown invested CAD $7.5 million in BitStew Systems, and realized proceeds of

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Evolution of the 2017 CVCA Awards reflects growing private capital industry in Canada

It’s spring in Canada, and the warmth and sunshine is making its way across the country. While we celebrate the return of seasonable weather, it’s time again to celebrate the successes inside our industry. The open call for nominations has officially gone out for the 2017 CVCA Awards. Back again in 2017 is the Deal

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Tobi Lütke named CVCA’s 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner

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The founder and CEO of Shopify Inc., Ottawa, Ontario-based e-commerce company, has been named the 2016 recipient of the CVCA’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award. This is a prestigious award given to Canadian entrepreneurs who have demonstrated a great deal of success in delivering superior returns to its stakeholders and who exude tenacity, innovation, leadership

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Birch Hill’s John MacIntyre named winner of CVCA’s 2016 Community Leadership Award

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The Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) announced John MacIntyre, Partner, Birch Hill Equity Partners, as the recipient of its 2016 Ted Anderson Community Leadership Award winner during its Annual Conference in Toronto on May 24th. Named for CVCA past President and previous recipient Ted Anderson, the purpose of this prestigious award is

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CVCA names venture capital and private equity ‘Deal of the Year’ Award recipients

The Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) announced winners of its annual Deal of the Year Awards during its 2016 Annual Conference in Toronto on May 24th. Calgary-based Avrio Capital won in the venture capital category for its sale of Fresh Hemp Foods Ltd., while Montreal-based Novacap Technologies III, L.P. won in the