Venture Capital    Perspectives



Fish, Fava or Fermented Food? Where’s the Meat (Alternative)?

Contributed by: Aki Georgacacos, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Avrio Capital “The opportunities for Canadian entrepreneurs to capitalize on this global challenge are…

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Planting the Seed

Contributed by: Sam Ifergan, President and CEO, iGan Partners The Important Role Early Stage Funding Plays in Growing Canada’s Digital Health Sector As an entrepreneur… Read More

Startup Success – Easy as Sliced Bread

By: Harry Singh, Director Intel Capital Harry Singh is a contributor to CVCA and a director at Intel Capital, Intel’s venture capital arm, where… Read More

A Winning Strategy: Why Revenue Financing is Moneyball for Tech Startups

By Greg Smith, Chief Investment Officer TIMIA Capital I don’t know why I love baseball. Perhaps it’s my optimistic nature that no game is… Read More

Wellington Financial hires new partner to drive financings in life sciences companies

Wellington Financial LP, a privately-held specialty finance firm, has hired Jeff Chapman as Partner and Head of Healthcare & Life Sciences in an effort… Read More

Beyond Sell or Bell: Alternative Exit Strategies Every Investor Should Know

By Adam Spence Co-founder, MaRS Centre for Impact Investing A smart investor knows that you can’t make a good investment without a good… Read More

Artificial Intelligence, Real Opportunities

How to capitalize on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning investments By Boris Wertz Founding Partner, Version One Ventures There’s no denying there’s been… Read More

Canada’s Tech Sector: An Economic Goliath

A new report by the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship illustrates the impact and contribution of Canada’s impressive tech sector on the economy and workforce. Read More

What role should government play in FinTech innovation?

By Christian Lassonde and Claudia Hepburn, Impression Ventures With FinTech innovation moving at a rapid pace around the world, it’s important that Canadian regulators… Read More

The next big thing: Why FinTech is becoming Canada’s most talked-about industry

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Information Venture Partners Move over, social media: Financial technology has become one… Read More

How the Digital Age presents huge investment opportunities — for those willing to embrace them

*Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Whitney Rockley Co-founder and Managing Partner, McRock Capital Disrupt or Be Disrupted. Read More

Northleaf Capital Partners welcomes Travis Isbister to the Infrastructure Team

Northleaf Capital Partners is pleased to announce that Travis Isbister has joined the firm as an Associate on the Infrastructure team. Travis will be based… Read More

Venture Capital as the building block of Canada’s innovation: a global investor’s perspective

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Senia Rapisarda Principal, HarbourVest When I first arrived in… Read More