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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…

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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

Following the Money: Ontario & ICT Deals Propelling VC Activity in Canada

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association Activity in Canada’s VC investment landscape continued at a steady pace in the first three quarters… Read More

Why the Bit Stew Sale is Great News for Canada’s VC Ecosystem

Yesterday, Burnaby-based startup Bit Stew Systems Inc., a leader in the development of software and analytics for the Industrial Internet of Things, announced that GE… Read More

Coding For All: Introducing Canada Learning Code

By: Emily Walsh Associate on Georgian Partners’ Investment Team Last night in Ottawa we had the pleasure of being involved in the launch of an… Read More

CVCA Member Profile: Real Ventures

In a record-breaking H1 2016, they top our list as Canada’s most active VC By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association The first… Read More

Top Three for VC: ICT, Life Sciences and Agribusiness Sectors Lead Canadian Growth

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association In the first half of 2016, the Canadian VC landscape continued to grow, propelled by investment… Read More

We the North: Homegrown tech is on the rise — and offers lucrative VC opportunities

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association *Revised on August 3, 2016 Canada is beginning to prove itself as a competitive… Read More