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#IC19 Spotlight: Takeaways From The Cannabis Investing Panel


At #IC19, CVCA’s 2019 conference in Vancouver June 4-6, delegates enjoyed a session dedicated to investment in the cannabis industry. Here are the takeaways from the session presented by PwC Canada. At Invest Canada ’19, a panel of investors spoke to a captive audience about the benefits and challenges of investing in the cannabis industry.

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#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 private capital professionals. Here are the takeaways from the luncheon presented by Torys LLP. Last week the CVCA held its annual conference, Invest Canada ‘19, in Vancouver. The conference kicked

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CVCA Announces Toronto As Host City For Invest Canada ‘20

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#IC20 to take place June 15-16, 2020 in Toronto The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) is excited to announce that Invest Canada ’20, CVCA’s annual conference is returning to Toronto next year. Invest Canada is Canada’s must-attend event for professionals in private capital. The conference provides an exclusive opportunity to connect and

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#IC18 Spotlight: How You Can Champion Diversity And Inclusion In Your Workplace

CVCA’s annual conference, Invest Canada ‘18, held in Calgary on June 5-7, had a strong emphasis on diversity and inclusion, with a half-day event designed to engage members in dialogue about this issue and support their inclusivity efforts. Research shows that while companies have made positive strides in recent years to diversify their workforce, this

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#IC18 Spotlight: Highlights From The Corporate Venture Capital Panel


At #IC18, CVCA’s 2018 conference in Calgary June 5-7, delegates enjoyed a new panel dedicated to corporate venture capital. On the panel, Rich Osborn (Managing Partner, TELUS Ventures), Norm Bogner (President, New Ventures & Commercialization, ATCO Group), Meghan Sharp (Managing Director, BP Ventures – Americas) and was moderated by Michael Dingle (Partner, PwC Canada). Here

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Meet The Former Executive Leading A Mental Health Movement In Corporate Canada

This article is an exclusive recap of the “Ensuring Mental Resilience for the Relentless Pace” presentation which was covered at the GP-only meeting at #IC18. Canadian private capital general partners discover the importance of mental wellness from Sue Miller, Founder, Mental Wellness Recovery Group at CVCA’s 2018 annual conference, #IC18, in Calgary. Six years ago, as

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CVCA Announces Vancouver As Host City For 2019 Annual Conference

Invest Canada ‘19 to take place June 4-6 in Vancouver in 2019 The CVCA is excited to announce that Vancouver, British Columbia, has been selected to serve as host city for the 2019 annual CVCA conference, Invest Canada ’19. CVCA’s annual conference, Invest Canada, is Canada’s must-attend event for professionals in private capital. The conference

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Alberta Snapshot: IC18 Just Six Weeks Away

Invest Canada ’18 is a little over a month away. The lead up to the annual conference is an exciting time; the IC18 event team is putting the finishing touches on our most impressive annual conference to date. Since the last time CVCA’s annual conference was hosted in Calgary, a lot has changed. Prime Minister

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10 reasons why PE & VC investors will be attending Invest Canada ‘17

Canada’s premier and exclusive venture capital and private equity event is back by popular demand in 2017. Invest Canada ’17 is a collaborative conference between the CVCA and Réseau Capital and it’s happening June 6-8 at Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel in beautiful downtown Montreal, Quebec in the days leading up to the 2017 Grand

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Blackstone’s Tony James to headline CVCA’s 2016 conference


By Kirk Falconer (Originally published on PE Hub) Tony James, president and chief operating officer of Blackstone Group LP, will be one of the star attractions at next week’s annual conference of the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. James, Blackstone’s No. 2 executive, will deliver the opening keynote address at the Toronto event on May 25. James