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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

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

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

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

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… Read More

H1 2019 VC & PE Activity: CVCA Data Sneak Peek

According to preliminary data (final data is targeted to be published on August 27), Q2 VC investment hit $1.28B over 143 deals, the… Read More

#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… Read More

CVCA Announces Toronto As Host City For Invest Canada ‘20

#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… Read More

Q1 2019: Canadian VC Experiences Billion-Dollar First Quarter And The Fifth Billion-Dollar Quarter In The Last Six Years; PE Experiences Sluggish Start To 2019

Canadian Venture Capital In the first three months of 2019, the Canadian venture capital (VC) industry invested CAD $1B across 142 deals. This… Read More