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AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Lumira Ventures winner of the 2020 VC Private Capital Regional Impact Award for Western Canada for Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Congratulations to Lumira Ventures for winning the 2020 VC Private Capital Regional Impact Award for Western Canada for Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. The 2020 CVCA Awards,…

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AWARD SPOTLIGHT: CDPQ winner of the 2020 VC Regional Impact Award for Eastern Canada for Lightspeed POS

Congratulations to CDPQ for winning the 2020 VC Private Capital Regional Impact Award for Eastern Ontario for Lightspeed POS. The 2020 CVCA Awards, sponsored by … Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: FACIT winner of 2020 VC Regional Impact Award for Ontario for Propellon’s blood cancer drug candidate

Congratulations to FACIT for winning the 2020 VC Private Capital Regional Impact Award for Ontario. The 2020 CVCA Awards, sponsored by HarbourVest Partners Canada, will… Read More

#IC20 Masterclass Spotlight | Dr. Dirk Schlimm on Difficult Conversations in the Boardroom

Invest Canada ’20 ONLINE is pleased to welcome featured speaker Dr. Dirk Schlimm, Partner, Jenoir International Inc. on June 17 for another Invest Canada Masterclass:… Read More

#IC20 Speaker Spotlight: Bruce Flatt, CEO, Brookfield Asset Management

Invest Canada ’20 ONLINE is pleased to welcome featured speaker Bruce Flatt, CEO of Brookfield Asset Management, a leading global alternative asset manager with over… Read More

#IC20 Speaker Spotlight: Bill Browder, Putin’s Public Enemy # 1

On Tuesday June 16, Invest Canada ’20 ONLINE is pleased to welcome featured speaker Bill Browder. Browder is the CEO and co-founder of Hermitage Capital… Read More

COVID-19: Venture Capital Perspectives and Reactions

This article is part one of a series on VC perspectives and how VCs are responding and supporting their portfolios in response to the realities… Read More

PRELIMINARY LOOK: Q1 2020 VC & PE Canadian Market Overview

Canadian Venture Capital // Q1 2020. According to preliminary data (final data is targeted to be published on June 3), Q1 VC investment hit… Read More

Cybersecurity for the Remote Workforce

This article is a special contribution from Jeff Dawley, Founder, Cybersecurity Compliance Corporation. If you’re interested in contributing content to CVCA Central, please contact… Read More

How Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds can Weather the COVID-19 Crisis

This article is a special contribution from Myron Mallia-Dare an Associate Lawyer at Miller Thomson. If you’re interested in contributing content to CVCA Central,… Read More

Decisive Farming: Behind The Exit With McRock Capital

On December 19, 2019, Alberta-based Decisive Farming announced it had been acquired by Vancouver-headquartered TELUS. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. CVCA members,… Read More

CVCA’s 2019 Year-End VC & PE Market Overview | Record Breaking CAD $6.2B VC Invested in 2019; 2019 PE Investment Elevated by Q4 Surge

Canadian Venture Capital  Following years of consistent investment growth across all stages in the ecosystem, Canadian venture capital investment reached impressive new heights in 2019… Read More

From Zero to IPO: People Due Diligence at Every Startup Stage

Every time an investment firm considers putting capital into a growing company, even in the earliest funding rounds, they should insist on some level of… Read More