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#IC20 Masterclass Spotlight | Dr. Dirk Schlimm on Difficult Conversations in the Boardroom

Invest Canada ’20 ONLINE is pleased to welcome featured speaker Dr. Dirk Schlimm, Partner, Jenoir International Inc. on June 17 for another Invest Canada Masterclass:…

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#IC20 Speaker Spotlight: Bruce Flatt, CEO, Brookfield Asset Management

Invest Canada ’20 ONLINE is pleased to welcome featured speaker Bruce Flatt, CEO of Brookfield Asset Management, a leading global alternative asset manager with over… Read More

COVID-19: Venture Capital Perspectives and Reactions

This article is part one of a series on VC perspectives and how VCs are responding and supporting their portfolios in response to the realities… Read More

Decisive Farming: Behind The Exit With McRock Capital

On December 19, 2019, Alberta-based Decisive Farming announced it had been acquired by Vancouver-headquartered TELUS. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. CVCA members,… Read More

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… Read More

Perspectives From Venture Capital Leaders…Who Just Happen To Be Women

This article is part two of a two-part series providing insights from leading women in Canadian private capital in celebration of International Women’s Day. The… 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

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

mnubo: Behind The Exit With White Star Capital and McRock Capital

Photo: mnubo Co-founders (left to right): Frédéric Bastien, Jean-Charles Beaudin, Jean-Christophe Cimino, Aditya Pendyala  On July 12, Montreal-based mnubo Inc. announced it had been acquired… Read More