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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…

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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

#IC19 Spotlight: Takeaways From The Cannabis Investing Panel

At #IC19, CVCA’s 2019 conference in Vancouver June 4-6, delegates enjoyed a session dedicated to investment in the cannabis industry. Here are the takeaways from… 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

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