Perspectives

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…

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Perspectives

How advances in Data & Analytics are elevating the science of the deal

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By John Cho (National Practice Leader, Partner, Transaction Services) 
 and Eugene Chan (Data…

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The Innovation Agenda: What’s next for VCAP?

By Mike Woollatt CEO, Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association  What’s on the Horizon? Many of our members are wondering where the… Read More

2016 shaping up to be conservative year for VC activity in Canada, and even globally

The first three months of 2016 was undoubtedly a hot quarter for venture capital activity in Canada – we saw a total of $838 million… 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

What it’s going to take to fuel next-gen tech growth to cultivate big, meaningful businesses right here in Canada

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Kirk Simpson Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Wave Reflecting back on the… Read More

CPPIB announces appointments to senior management team

Mark Machin, President & CEO of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has announced the following appointments: Alain Carrier has been appointed Senior Managing Director,… Read More

Buyer beware: If you underestimate the importance of cybersecurity during due diligence, you will pay the consequences

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Imran Ahmad Partner, Cybersecurity Practice, Miller Thomson LLP Imagine the following scenario:… Read More

The FinTech Complacency Conundrum: Leveraging future opportunities to ensure iterative success

Article Originally Published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Peter Misek Partner, BDC Capital IT Venture Fund Canada’s financial institutions have enjoyed… Read More

A look at 4 alternative financing structures & their benefits

There’s no doubt that PE and VC firms are well aware of the various risk factors that come to light when making an investment in… Read More

Roads to riches: A look at alternative financing structures and the implications for raising growth capital

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Ben Gibbons Partner, Corporate Finance, Collins Barrow Toronto LLP While private equity… Read More

A protective stance: How to fully realize the benefits of Representations & Warranties Insurance

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine. By Robyn Weber Vice-president, Private Equity Practice Leader, HUB International In the past… Read More