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International Confidence In Canadian Startup Ecosystem

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Vidyard Co-founder & CEO Michael Litt – April 25, 2017 “Having access to the venture program helps you meet sales…

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New Fund to Write More Cheques To More Women

Elaine Kunda credits her father’s inclusiveness and a former female boss for sparking her interest in running companies, which later fuelled a desire to help… Read More

#paid: Behind The Deal With Good News Ventures

On May 9, #paid, a Toronto-based company that connects marketers with influencers for campaigns and content creation, announced that it had closed CAD… Read More

Future Private Capital Leaders: Sanjay Zimmermann

Encouraging and supporting the development of industry leadership is a central part of the sustainability of Canadian private capital. Showcasing talent and telling their stories… Read More

Opportunities In Cannabis Nothing To Giggle About

On June 20, publicly-traded marijuana stocks in Canada picked up steam after the bill to legalize recreational marijuana passed the Canadian senate, the last… Read More

#IC18 Spotlight: How You Can Champion Diversity And Inclusion In Your Workplace

CVCA’s annual conference, Invest Canada ‘18, held in Calgary on June 5-7, had a strong emphasis on diversity and inclusion, with a half-day event designed… Read More

#IC18 Spotlight: Highlights From The Corporate Venture Capital Panel

At #IC18, CVCA’s 2018 conference in Calgary June 5-7, delegates enjoyed a new panel dedicated to corporate venture capital. On the panel, Rich Osborn (Managing… Read More

Future Private Capital Leaders: Ha Nguyen

Encouraging and supporting the development of industry leadership is a central part of the sustainability of Canadian private capital. Showcasing talent and telling their stories… Read More

Meet The Former Executive Leading A Mental Health Movement In Corporate Canada

This article is an exclusive recap of the “Ensuring Mental Resilience for the Relentless Pace” presentation which was covered at the GP-only meeting at #IC18. Read More

CVCA Member, Andrée-Lise Méthot, Appointed Officer Of The Ordre National Du Québec

The Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) congratulates Cycle Capital’s Founder and Managing… Read More

CVCA CEO Sessions: iNovia Capital

On April 11, iNovia announced Patrick Pichette, who left Google in 2015, and Dennis Kavelman, who worked at BlackBerry until 2010, were… Read More

How Ireland Can Help Canadian Companies Go Global

If there’s one word that captures the aims of ambitious high-tech companies, it’s scale. It’s about hitting big numbers—whether that’s customers, ARR or valuation—fast. Scale… Read More

CVCA Announces Vancouver As Host City For 2019 Annual Conference

Invest Canada ‘19 to take place June 4-6 in Vancouver in 2019 The CVCA is excited to announce that Vancouver, British Columbia, has been selected… Read More