The CVCA Responds to U.S. President Donald Trump’s Executive Order

The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) is adding its voice to the growing list of Canadian technology leaders calling on Ottawa to…

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Three Years Into VCAP and Program Still Propelling Canada’s Innovation Ecosystem

Today, the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association celebrates the third anniversary of the Government of Canada’s Venture Capital Action Plan (VCAP)– a…

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Ontario to Invest $55M in Clean Tech VC Fund: Calls for Expressions of Interest From Fund Managers

As part of the Ontario government’s broader effort to support business growth by increasing access to investment capital, the 2016 Budget committed $55 million as… Read More

6 Habits for Entrepreneurs in 2017

If you were anywhere near social media at the end of last year, you probably read the constant stream of hate for 2016. Some publications… Read More

Venture Capital Sneak Peek: 2016 Year-in-Review

The CVCA will be publishing its final 2016 Year-in-Review VC + PE Canadian Market Overview mid February. As expected, the preliminary VC data continues a… Read More

New Government Tax Credit for Alberta Investors to Increase Investment and Jobs

Originally posted by EY The Alberta Government has introduced the Alberta Investor Tax Credit (AITC) to stimulate investment in certain industries with strong job-creation… Read More

Startup Star: Janet Bannister—a Driver Behind the Successes of eBay and Kijiji—Shares the Secrets of Entrepreneurial (and Investor) Success

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association It was a full house and a captivated audience at the Young Private Capitalists (YPC) fall… Read More

Harvesting Results: Agribusiness VC Investment Surges in 2016

Canadian investment in the agribusiness sector has been on the upswing since 2013. According to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, the sector generated $108.1B in… Read More

Winning Ways: OMERS Ventures One of Many Shining Lights at Second Annual Canadian FinTech Awards

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association Here in Canada we have a lot to brag about when it comes to growth and… Read More

Following the Money: Ontario & ICT Deals Propelling VC Activity in Canada

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association Activity in Canada’s VC investment landscape continued at a steady pace in the first three quarters… Read More

Why the Bit Stew Sale is Great News for Canada’s VC Ecosystem

Yesterday, Burnaby-based startup Bit Stew Systems Inc., a leader in the development of software and analytics for the Industrial Internet of Things, announced that GE… Read More

Breaking News: BC Responds to Call for More Venture Capital in Tech Vertical

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association The Province of British Columbia has taken another step forward in building on its innovation… Read More

Coding For All: Introducing Canada Learning Code

By: Emily Walsh Associate on Georgian Partners’ Investment Team Last night in Ottawa we had the pleasure of being involved in the launch of an… 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