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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…

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Private Equity Investment: Ownership Transitions Fuel Opportunities For Smaller Deals

A surging tide of ownership transitions represents a major growth opportunity for Canadian private equity investors, especially at the lower end of the market. While… Read More

Q1 2019 VC & PE Activity: CVCA Data Sneak Peek

According to preliminary data (final data is targeted to be published on May 28), the strong pace of VC investment continued its upward… Read More

Q4 2018: Canadian VC Investment Propelled by Two $1B Quarters in 2018; Two PE Mega-Deals in Q4 Brings 2018 Total to $22.3B

Canadian VC funded more new and later stage companies in 2018, indicating robust ecosystem; Private equity investors support four IPOs in 2018 Canadian Venture Capital… Read More

Balancing Equality In Canadian Private Capital – My Thoughts For IWD

As we got closer to International Women’s Day, I was asked to give some thought as to where I stood on a number of the… Read More

2018 Year-In-Review VC & PE Activity: CVCA Data Sneak Peek

Canadian Venture Capital According to preliminary data (final data is targeted to be published on March 11), Canadian venture capital investment crossed the $1B mark… Read More

ESG: What Do LPs Want From Their GPs?

Diversity and climate change are two of the issues that investors are most likely to focus on when scrutinizing a fund’s responsibility record, writes Victoria… Read More

Forget About The Health of Your Portfolios For A Minute

Instead of talking about the health of our investments, let’s talk about the health of our entrepreneurs and colleagues. As investors, we are continually checking… Read More

CVCA Supports #keypersonpledge to Promote Inclusion Across VC & PE Ecosystem

Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) has joined a number of other industry organizations worldwide in endorsing an important legal language change… Read More

Don’t Acquire The Threat: Cyber Due Diligence For Private Equity

Don’t Acquire The Threat: Cyber Due Diligence For Private Equity is a contribution to CVCA Central from CVCA member RSM Canada. In today’s ever-evolving… Read More

CVCA Endorses ILPA’s Industry Code Of Conduct Guidelines

Diversity and inclusion have become top priorities in organizations worldwide driven by the powerful #MeToo movement and a number of high-profile cases of harassment, discrimination… Read More

The Exciting Growth Of The CVCA

Kim Furlong, Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. The CVCA enters a new chapter today, with the announcement of Kim Furlong… Read More

Giving Back Champions

Giving Back Champions is part three of the three-part series on how the VC & PE industry is giving back to Canadian communities. For more information… Read More