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New CVCA Member Profile: Investissement Québec

Photo: Benoit Leroux and Alex Laverdière, Investissement Québec, Courtesy: Investissement Québec. The CVCA is excited to kick off a brand new series for CVCA Central, which will…

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PRELIMINARY LOOK: H1 2020 VC & PE Canadian Market Overview

The fear that Canadian VC and PE activity would drastically be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic was not entirely realized in Q2. The carry forward… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Information VP Winner of 2020 VC Deal of the Year for Verafin Inc.

Congratulations to Information VP for winning the 2020 VC Deal of the Year Award for Verafin Inc. The 2020 CVCA Awards are sponsored by HarbourVest… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: EnerTech Capital winner of NEW 2020 VC Global Dealmaker Award for Ushr, Inc.

Congratulations to EnerTech Capital for winning the 2020 VC Global Dealmaker Award for Ushr, Inc. The 2020 CVCA Awards, sponsored by HarbourVest Partners Canada, will… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Laura Lenz, Partner, OMERS Ventures winner of the 2020 Ted Anderson Community Leadership Award

Congratulations to Laura Lenz for winning the 2020 Ted Anderson Community Leadership Award. The 2020 CVCA Awards, sponsored by HarbourVest Partners Canada, will be announced… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Lumira Ventures winner of the 2020 VC Private Capital Regional Impact Award for Western Canada for Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Congratulations to Lumira Ventures for winning the 2020 VC Private Capital Regional Impact Award for Western Canada for Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. The 2020 CVCA Awards,… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: CDPQ winner of the 2020 VC Regional Impact Award for Eastern Canada for Lightspeed POS

Congratulations to CDPQ for winning the 2020 VC Private Capital Regional Impact Award for Eastern Ontario for Lightspeed POS. The 2020 CVCA Awards, sponsored by … Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: FACIT winner of 2020 VC Regional Impact Award for Ontario for Propellon’s blood cancer drug candidate

Congratulations to FACIT for winning the 2020 VC Private Capital Regional Impact Award for Ontario. The 2020 CVCA Awards, sponsored by HarbourVest Partners Canada, will… Read More

#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:… Read More

#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