Venture Capital



Coding Canadian Innovation

On June 14th, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains and Science Minister, Kirsty Duncan announced a $50M, two-year government commitment…

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Lumira launches new philanthropy initiative to support Canadian healthcare innovation

A CVCA interview between CVCA CEO, Mike Woollatt and Peter van der Velden, Managing General Partner, Lumira Capital MW:  Peter, Lumira announced this morning a… Read More

NBIF gets $45.6M government injection to support local innovation

May 4-12 was Innovation Week in New Brunswick and the week was used as a backdrop for a provincial government funding announcement for the… 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

CVCA Responds to Budget 2017

The CVCA applauds Government of Canada’s commitment to strengthen Canadian innovation through additional venture capital support Budget 2017 continues positive momentum for the private… Read More

Startup Success – Easy as Sliced Bread

By: Harry Singh, Director Intel Capital Harry Singh is a contributor to CVCA and a director at Intel Capital, Intel’s venture capital arm, where… Read More

Celebrating Canadian Female Investor & Founder Trailblazers – Part 5: The Future

The CVCA’s Celebrating Canadian Female Investor & Founder Trailblazers is a five-part series celebrating the success of Canadian Women in business as part of International… Read More