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The Exciting Growth Of The CVCA

Kim Furlong, Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. The CVCA enters a new chapter today, with the announcement of Kim Furlong…

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Giving Back Champions

Giving Back Champions is part three of the three-part series on how the VC & PE industry is giving back to Canadian communities. For more information… Read More

Pledging By Example

Pledging By Example is part two of a three-part series on how the VC & PE industry is giving back to Canadian communities. For more… Read More

The Upside Of Giving

The Upside Of Giving is part of a three-part series on how the VC & PE industry is giving back to Canadian communities. For more… Read More

Q3 2018: VC’s Two-Year Streak Slows In Q3; Private Equity Debt Flourishing Despite A Slumping Overall Market

VC: The CVCA anticipates 2018 to close similarly to last year $652M was invested over 127 deals in Q3 2018; bringing the year-to-date total venture capital… Read More

Clearbanc: Behind The Deal With inovia capital

Photo: (Left) Andrew D’Souza, Co-founder and CEO, Clearbanc and (Right) Michele Romanow, Co-founder and President, Clearbanc. On Nov. 12, Toronto-based Clearbanc announced it… Read More

Highly Specialized Investment School Program To Prime Next-Gen of VC & PE Pros

Photo: Mark Healy, Executive Director, The Ivey Academy at the Ivey Business School (Left) and Gregory Phipps, Faculty Director, Canadian Private Capital Investment School (Right). It’s getting… Read More

Diversity And Inclusion Evolution: The Limited Partner Perspective

It’s been almost two years since the CVCA formed its Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Since then, we’ve hosted and have engaged in numerous discussions and… Read More

Q3 2018 VC & PE Activity: CVCA Data Sneak Peek

According to preliminary data (final data is targeted to be published on November 22), VC investment slowed from its record pace last year. $651M… Read More

A Venture Capital Fund With A Social Impact Heart – How Is That Possible?

The Relentless Venture Fund embraces a hybrid venture model: a profit driven, venture capital, health fund with a social impact heart. We are a… Read More

Behind The Joint Venture With FirePower Capital

On Sept. 28, Toronto-based investment bank and credit investor, FirePower Capital, announced it had entered into a joint venture with New York City-based… Read More

The Canadian VC Market: Healthy Across All Stages

I often find myself in various conversations where I hear a very similar statement. It’s normally something along the lines of, “Sure, we have plenty… Read More

Hopper: Behind The Deal With Brightspark Ventures

Photo: Sophie Forest, Managing Partner, Brightspark Ventures & Fred Lalonde, Founder & CEO, Hopper. On October 3, Montreal-based Hopper announced it had successfully completed… Read More