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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…

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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

Strong Saskatchewan Roots With Growing Global Reach: How A PE Partnership Positioned Degelman And The Community For Growth

With Westcap's investment, the company continued on product development and future growth and increased its employee count. Read More

Top 8 CVCA Central Articles of 2020

2020 was a difficult year. While the year was certainly trying, when we took a look back at what was published on CVCA Central over… Read More

CVCA Is Transforming the 2021 Invest Canada Conference Into an Inspiring Virtual Experience and National Showcase

Ce message est disponible en anglais et en français. The CVCA is pleased to announce the Invest Canada ‘21 conference, originally scheduled to take… Read More

Reflecting on CPCIS One Year Later

The career journey of the private capital professional can vary significantly from person to person. But if you ask why they pursued a path in… Read More

Private equity-backed Weatherhaven is helping communities combat COVID-19

Photo: Greenland community shelter as part of its government’s plan to battle COVID-19 outbreaks. Courtesy: Weatherhaven. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit earlier this year, Weatherhaven… Read More

Behind The Raise With Firepower Capital

Photo (left to right): Anthony Lipschitz, Partner, Private Equity, Jared Kalish, Partner, Private Capital, Ilan Jacobson, Founding Partner & CEO. Credit: Firepower Capital. This morning, Toronto… Read More

New CVCA Member Profile: Investissement Québec

Photo: Benoit Leroux and Alex Laverdière, Investissement Québec, Courtesy: Investissement Québec. The CVCA is excited to kick off a brand new series for CVCA Central, which will… Read More

When they made the choice to grow their company, CustomAir turned to Private Equity

It was an interest and expertise in mechanical services that led Peter Harteveld to co-found CustomAir in his Metro Vancouver area basement nearly 30… Read More