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New Member Profile: Stack Capital

Photo: Stack Capital IPO Day, June 2021. (Left-to-right): Jimmy Viaopoulos (CFO), Jason Meiers (CIO), Jeff Parks (CEO), & Brian Viveiros (VP, Corporate Development & Investor…

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Shared Vision and Partnership: Cooper Equipment Rentals and SeaFort Capital

Photo (right to left): Daryl Cooper, Rob Normandeau, Caleb Wood. Cooper Equipment Rentals was founded nearly 50 years ago in a small shed in… Read More

CVCA Announces Ottawa as Host City for the 2022 Annual Invest Canada Conference

Canada’s Capital Will Host Canada’s Private Capital Industry – May 25-27, 2022 Today, the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) announced Ottawa, Ontario… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Novacap Winner of 2021 PE Deal of the Year for Intelerad Medical Systems

It was 2016, after years of courting Intelerad Medical Systems Inc., that Montreal-based PE firm Novacap finally secured an investment in the medical imaging software… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Clairvest Winner of 2021 PE Global Dealmaker Award for County Waste of Virginia

It was after a successful exit together at a previous U.S. waste management company that Clairvest Group Inc. was invited to invest in County Waste… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Imperial Capital Winner of the 2021 PE Regional Impact Award for VetStrategy

It was through a friend on his men’s hockey team that Imperial Capital’s Justin MacCormack first heard about VetStrategy, a chain of animal care clinics… Read More

#IC21 Speaker Spotlight: Mark Carney, Former Bank Governor and Brookfield’s New Head of Impact Investing

On Tuesday, June 8, Invest Canada ’21 is pleased to welcome featured speaker Mark Carney. Carney is Vice Chairman and Head of Impact Investing… Read More

#IC21 Speaker Spotlight: Innovation Strategist & Visionary, Lital Marom

On Wednesday, June 9, Invest Canada ’21 is pleased to welcome featured speaker, Lital Marom. Marom is an Innovation Strategist and Visionary; helping organizations unlock… Read More

The Importance of Canada’s Institutional Investors to the Venture Capital Asset Class

A lot of Canadians probably don’t realize how great we have it. When you stack Canada up against other countries, there is a ton going… Read More

How a PE Partnership Unlocked the Potential for Nova Scotia’s Bluewave Energy

Photo courtesy: Birch Hill Equity Partners. It was a CAD $214M purchase of privately held Bluewave Energy LP more than a decade ago that… Read More

CVCA’s Diversity and Inclusion Journey

Monday is International Women’s Day (IWD), a time when we celebrate the women in our lives and remember the work we have put in and… Read More

Reaching Full Potential: Removing Barriers and Elevating Black Entrepreneurs

Photo: A member of the audience asks the panel a question during the Black Innovation Fellowship Launch at the DMZ in Toronto, Canada – May… Read More

The Barriers and Lost Opportunities in Backing Canada’s Black Entrepreneurs

There has been much-needed focus on inequality and systemic racism since the Black Lives Matter protests last year. Difficult conversations have taken place, organizations have… Read More