Advocacy

Proposed sales tax changes to impact LPs and investment plans

Written by Mike Woollatt, CEO Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association The Department of Finance has released a consultation on sales tax changes…

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Mike Shaver joins Real Ventures team

Canadian VC firm Real Ventures has hired Mike Shaver to join its Toronto firm as General Partner as part of its broader effort to…

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Planting the Seeds: Quebec Sows a Fertile PE Investment Landscape

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association It’s a strategy that’s worked well for Quebec’s culture sector. For many years, the province has… Read More

Top Three for VC: ICT, Life Sciences and Agribusiness Sectors Lead Canadian Growth

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association In the first half of 2016, the Canadian VC landscape continued to grow, propelled by investment… Read More

Cyber Insurance – What Do You Need to Know?

By Imran Ahmad Partner, Miller Thomson LLP Earlier this summer, when the University of Calgary was the victim of a ransomware attack,… Read More

KPMG Canada appoints Elio Luongo as new CEO for five-year term

KPMG LLP has hired Elio Luongo, currently Canadian Managing Partner of the company’s tax practice, as its new Chief Executive Officer beginning in October. 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

We the North: Homegrown tech is on the rise — and offers lucrative VC opportunities

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association *Revised on August 3, 2016 Canada is beginning to prove itself as a competitive… Read More

The IPO Drought: What does it mean for private investors?

By Carolyn Goard, Senior Communications Manager, Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association There’s no doubt the private capital industry has witnessed a decrease in… 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

10 things your boss won’t tell you when you start your new VC/PE gig

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association Most of us starting out in private equity and venture capital have never invested in private… Read More