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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

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…

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Perspectives From Private Equity Leaders…Who Just Happen To Be Women

The CVCA will be publishing its 2019 year-end report next week and the preliminary numbers show Canadian venture capital heading towards another record year… Read More

Cieslok Media: A Serial Entrepreneur’s Journey with Private Equity

Photo Credit: Bell Media (Former Cieslok-owned Media Billboards, Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto, Canada)  A PE Partnership that took digital advertising to the next level Ever wonder… Read More

PRELIMINARY LOOK: Q4 2019 VC & PE Canadian Market Overview

  Canadian Venture Capital // Q4 2019. According to preliminary data (final data is targeted to be… Read More

Private Equity Partnership: The Success of Bestar Inc.

Photo from bestar.ca. It was nearly two years after selling his door manufacturing business to Masonite International Corp. that entrepreneur Mario Aubé was approached… Read More

Creating Space for Life to Happen. We all have a role to play in changing the conversation.

“How are you?” Three simple words that we hear or read most days, so familiar that we don’t always consider the question. We respond: “I’m… Read More

Private Equity: The Engine That Fuels Canada’s Growth

I joined the CVCA a year ago with limited knowledge of private capital. I had been exposed to venture investing, to some degree, as the… Read More

Canada’s 43rd Parliament – Speech from the Throne: CVCA Perspective

On December 5th, 2019, the Governor General of Canada, Julie Payette, opened Canada’s 43rd Parliament with the Speech from the Throne (SFT), outlining a five-point… Read More

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

CANADIAN VENTURE CAPITAL CORRECTION NOTICE: CVCA’s Q3 2019 YTD VC Canadian Market Overview was published on November 21, 2019. Read More

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

According to preliminary data (final data targeted to be published on November 21), Q3 VC investment surpassed the $2B mark! With $2.4B over… Read More

CVCA’s Open Letter To Major Federal Party Leaders

Taking part in the federal election process, the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association is pleased to offer its views on priorities ahead of… Read More

Scarce Resource: Canadian Private Capital Investment School To Provide Pool Of Talent

Announced in September 2018, the Canadian Private Capital Investment School (CPCIS) is a highly specialized program that will prepare the next generation of private… Read More

CEO Perspectives: Where Private Equity Truly Adds Value

These insights were generated at an RSM-led panel discussion featuring CEOs, who have had involvement with PE firms, during the CVCA Invest Canada ’19 conference… Read More