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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…

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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

Venture Capital Sneak Peek: 2016 Year-in-Review

The CVCA will be publishing its final 2016 Year-in-Review VC + PE Canadian Market Overview mid February. As expected, the preliminary VC data continues a… Read More

Harvesting Results: Agribusiness VC Investment Surges in 2016

Canadian investment in the agribusiness sector has been on the upswing since 2013. According to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, the sector generated $108.1B in… Read More

Winning Ways: OMERS Ventures One of Many Shining Lights at Second Annual Canadian FinTech Awards

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association Here in Canada we have a lot to brag about when it comes to growth and… Read More