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CVCA’s H1 2017 Canadian VC & PE Market Overview

Strong VC Investment Pace Continues with Revival in Exits After Long Hiatus; Huge Quarter for PE and a Breakout Year for Exits VC investment sees…

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VC Investing: The Convergence of AI and Healthcare

Quark Venture’s Partner & CEO weighs in on the future of AI and its role in the healthcare vertical There’s been plenty of media coverage… Read More

CVCA EXCLUSIVE: Inside The Winning 2017 Venture Capital Deal Of The Year – Yaletown Partners and BitStew Systems

The CVCA was proud to award Yaletown Partners with the 2017 Venture Capital Deal of the Year Award on June 7th, during the Invest… Read More

Q2 2017 VC & PE Activity: CVCA Data Sneak Peak

Venture capital activity in Canada continues to hum along at a steadily increasing pace. Based on preliminary data sourced from CVCA InfoBase, $1.6B was disbursed… Read More

Canadian Agribusiness continues to gain momentum in Q1

Although not as flush as the first quarter last year, the Canadian venture capital industry is still looking strong. Based on final Q1 2017… Read More

Behind the Scenes with the Investors: The Real Matters IPO

Photo Credit: Carey Diamond A month after announcing its intention to go public, Markham… Read More

How VCs are inspiring the next gen of female tech entrepreneurs

Always at the forefront of innovation, the venture capital industry has a remarkable record of funding entrepreneurs during the genesis of their society-changing companies. It’s… Read More

Calculating the Competency of Management: The Investor’s View

Evaluating an investment involves complex research. According to early-stage micro seed investment fund and mentoring program, Seedcamp, determining the value of an investment consists of market… Read More

Venture Capital-backed Zymeworks Goes Public

Vancouver-based Zymeworks (TSE/NYSE: ZYME) debuted on the public markets last Friday, just two weeks after announcing its intention to go public. The company raised… Read More

Marketing and sales a crucial element for Canadian tech startup success

The University of Toronto’s Impact Centre released the results of new research which is shining a light into the success of Canadian startups. According… Read More

10 reasons why PE & VC investors will be attending Invest Canada ‘17

Canada’s premier and exclusive venture capital and private equity event is back by popular demand in 2017. Invest Canada ’17 is a collaborative… Read More

Evolution of the 2017 CVCA Awards reflects growing private capital industry in Canada

It’s spring in Canada, and the warmth and sunshine is making its way across the country. While we celebrate the return of seasonable weather, it’s… Read More

6 Habits for Entrepreneurs in 2017

If you were anywhere near social media at the end of last year, you probably read the constant stream of hate for 2016. Some publications… Read More