Venture Capital



Young Private Capitalists and WoodGreen Community Services Partner to Help New Canadians

New Canadians to benefit from Young Private Capitalists and WoodGreen Community Services partnership; providing critical networking opportunities within Canada’s private investment community Canadian newcomers can…

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CVCA H1 2017 Quarterly Exclusive: Behind the Robust Return of VC Exits

This article is part of a new series, CVCA Quarterly Exclusive, written and published by the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. This series provides… Read More

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… Read More

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

The Impressive Impact of The Vinetta Project

Convening at a table in Toronto’s OneEleven­, North America’s largest innovation Hub, the CVCA and Anna Mackenzie, Front-End Developer,, are discussing some… 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

Giving Back: The “Upside” of Canadian Business

There’s plenty in the news about the success of Canadian startups, particularly Canada’s tech startups which are said to be “having a moment”, with… 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

Women-In-Tech Event to Bring Together 150 Female Investors & Founders Across Canada

Canadian female investors & founders to celebrate industry diversity for Canada’s 150th with series of events from coast-to-coast The Canadian Venture Capital and Private… Read More

#InvestInCanada: Celebrating Canada’s 150th

Canada is a great place to do business, live, work and invest. Let’s break down some of Canada’s impressive metrics: Canada’s workforce is the most… Read More

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… Read More

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