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The Investment Opportunity In British Columbia

B.C.’s tech sector is thriving. Year over year, we’re experiencing consistent growth in revenue, GDP, job creation, and total companies. We have more than 10,000…

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Moving From Searchlight To Beacon: An Opportunity For Canadian Venture Capital Firms Dedicated To Increasing Their Investment In Women-Founded Firms

The May 7th, 2019 report by Highline BETA and Female Funders on Women in Venture Capital shows that only 11.8% of managing partners in Canada’s… Read More

Empowering Canada’s Women Investors: Enough Talk, Let’s Take Action

Despite Canada’s commitment to creating opportunities for the next generation of women founders, access to capital remains a significant barrier… Read More

Balancing Equality In Canadian Private Capital – My Thoughts For IWD

As we got closer to International Women’s Day, I was asked to give some thought as to where I stood on a number of the… Read More

Investing In Great Companies The Dream Maker Way

Photo (left to right): Kyla Bolden, Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR), Dream Maker Ventures & CEO of WizKid Coding, Isaac Olowolafe, General Partner, Dream Maker Ventures,… Read More

Forget About The Health of Your Portfolios For A Minute

Instead of talking about the health of our investments, let’s talk about the health of our entrepreneurs and colleagues. As investors, we are continually checking… Read More

The Private Credit Landscape

The Private Credit Landscape is a contribution to CVCA Central from CVCA member John Middleton, Senior Manager, Harmonic Fund Services. The recent growth in… 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

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

The Newest Face Of Corporate Trust And Responsibility

Ken Ip, Director of Engineering at Hockeystick teamed up with Jason Brenier, Vice President of Strategy at Georgian Partners to analyze the area of… 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

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