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#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…

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CVCA Announces Toronto As Host City For Invest Canada ‘20

#IC20 to take place June 15-17, 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

Satsuma Pharmaceuticals, HistoSonics and Bardy Diagnostics: Behind The Deals with Lumira Ventures

In a CVCA Central first, we spoke with Lumira Ventures to go behind the scene of three of their recent deals. On April 8,… Read More

Behind The Fundraise With iGan Partners

On April 18, Toronto-based VC fund, iGan Partners, announced it had raised CAD $100M for its first fund, iGan Fund I; surpassing its… 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

Behind The Fundraise With inovia capital

Photo (left to right): inovia capital General Partners, Patrick Pichette, Dennis Kavelman and Chris Arsenault On February 19, Montreal-based inovia capital announced it had raised… 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

Bold Commerce: Behind The Deal With Whitecap Venture Partners and Round13 Capital

Photo: Bold Commerce Founders – (Left to right) Jason Myers, Yvan Boisjoli, Stefan Maynard, Eric Boisjoli. On January 16, Winnipeg-based Bold Commerce announced the… Read More

Q3 2018: VC’s Two-Year Streak Slows In Q3; Private Equity Debt Flourishing Despite A Slumping Overall Market

VC: The CVCA anticipates 2018 to close similarly to last year $652M was invested over 127 deals in Q3 2018; bringing the year-to-date total venture capital… Read More

Clearbanc: Behind The Deal With inovia capital

Photo: (Left) Andrew D’Souza, Co-founder and CEO, Clearbanc and (Right) Michele Romanow, Co-founder and President, Clearbanc. On Nov. 12, Toronto-based Clearbanc announced it… Read More

Q3 2018 VC & PE Activity: CVCA Data Sneak Peek

According to preliminary data (final data is targeted to be published on November 22), VC investment slowed from its record pace last year. $651M… Read More