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PRELIMINARY LOOK: H1 2020 VC & PE Canadian Market Overview

The fear that Canadian VC and PE activity would drastically be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic was not entirely realized in Q2. The carry forward inertia of deal due diligence cycles that started last year partially explains this. Given the lagging nature in quarterly valuation and reporting in this asset class the remaining half of

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PRELIMINARY LOOK: Q1 2020 VC & PE Canadian Market Overview

Darrell Pinto

Canadian Venture Capital // Q1 2020. According to preliminary data (final data is targeted to be published on June 3), Q1 VC investment hit $834M over 125 deals. Although this is a decline compared to three successive previous $1B+ quarters, it is almost at par with the first quarter last year when $897M was invested

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CVCA’s 2019 Year‑End VC & PE Market Overview | Record Breaking CAD $6.2B VC Invested in 2019; 2019 PE Investment Elevated by Q4 Surge

Jon Jackson

Canadian Venture Capital Following years of consistent investment growth across all stages in the ecosystem, Canadian venture capital investment reached impressive new heights in 2019 with a record CAD $6.2B invested over 539 deals. This is 69% more than the CAD $3.7B invested in 2018 and three times more than when the CVCA began market

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PRELIMINARY LOOK: Q4 2019 VC & PE Canadian Market Overview

Darrell Pinto

Canadian Venture Capital // Q4 2019. According to preliminary data (final data is targeted to be published on March 11), Canadian venture capital investment crossed the CAD $1B mark for the third successive quarter in Q4 2019 with CAD $1.6B invested in 162 deals bringing the year-end total to CAD $6.2B over 552 deals.

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Q3 2019 YTD VC & PE Canadian Market Overviews: Venture Capital Surpasses CAD $2B Mark; Canadian Private Equity Investment Continues Downward Trend

Jon Jackson

CANADIAN VENTURE CAPITAL CORRECTION NOTICE: CVCA’s Q3 2019 YTD VC Canadian Market Overview was published on November 21, 2019. The CVCA has corrected an error in which BDC IT Ventures was attributed to Verafin Inc.’s CAD $515 growth financing round. The involvement was actually from BDC Co-Investments. CVCA apologies for this error and links to

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YTD Q3 2019 VC & PE Activity: CVCA Data Sneak Peek

Darrell Pinto

According to preliminary data (final data targeted to be published on November 21), Q3 VC investment surpassed the $2B mark! With $2.4B over 126 deals, this is the biggest quarter we’ve seen in the last six years and more than 3 times that in the same quarter of 2018. This brings the YTD total to

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H1 2019: Canadian Venture Capital Experiences Strongest First Half On Record At CAD $2.15B Invested; Private Equity Investment Up Over 50% Since Q1 – Lowest H1 Performance On Record

Jon Jackson

Canadian Venture Capital: CAD $1.28B invested over 143 deals in Q2; the largest quarter for VC dollars investment to date. A record CAD $1.28B was invested over 143 deals in the second quarter this year, bringing the total dollars invested in the first half of 2019 to CAD $2.15B; surpassing the previous highest quarter in Q4

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H1 2019 VC & PE Activity: CVCA Data Sneak Peek

Darrell Pinto

According to preliminary data (final data is targeted to be published on August 27), Q2 VC investment hit $1.28B over 143 deals, the highest quarterly mark in the last six years, just edging the $1.25B in the fourth quarter of 2018. This brings the YTD total to $2.1B, 29% higher than the $1.66B invested in