Insights

Fund I: Behind The Fundraise With Ripple Ventures

On Sept. 12, new Toronto-based VC, Ripple Ventures, announced the closing of their new CAD $10M early stage focused Fund I. The fund will…

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Perspectives

Case By Case: Tax Deductions In Merger And Acquisition Transactions

As merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions continue to grow in scale and complexity, so have the associated transaction costs. Consequently, it makes the tax treatment…

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H1 2018: Third $1B Quarter In Last Twelve Months Propels VC Momentum; All PE Segments Slowing With Overall Activity Eclipsed By Two Mega Deals

VC: Five-year upward trend shows no signs of slowing for the remainder of 2018 Venture capital investment in Canada continued its five-year upward trajectory in… Read More

International Confidence In Canadian Startup Ecosystem

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Vidyard Co-founder & CEO Michael Litt – April 25, 2017 “Having access to the venture program helps you meet sales… Read More

CVCA Central One-On-One: Q&A With Canada Infrastructure Bank President and CEO, Pierre Lavallée

With the arrival of Canada Infrastructure Bank’s President and CEO, Pierre Lavallée, on June 18, the bank has accelerated operations with Mr. Lavallée actively building… Read More

New Fund to Write More Cheques To More Women

Elaine Kunda credits her father’s inclusiveness and a former female boss for sparking her interest in running companies, which later fuelled a desire to help… Read More

#paid: Behind The Deal With Good News Ventures

On May 9, #paid, a Toronto-based company that connects marketers with influencers for campaigns and content creation, announced that it had closed CAD… Read More

Future Private Capital Leaders: Sanjay Zimmermann

Encouraging and supporting the development of industry leadership is a central part of the sustainability of Canadian private capital. Showcasing talent and telling their stories… Read More

Opportunities In Cannabis Nothing To Giggle About

On June 20, publicly-traded marijuana stocks in Canada picked up steam after the bill to legalize recreational marijuana passed the Canadian senate, the last… 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

Future Private Capital Leaders: Ha Nguyen

Encouraging and supporting the development of industry leadership is a central part of the sustainability of Canadian private capital. Showcasing talent and telling their stories… 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

CVCA Member, Andrée-Lise Méthot, Appointed Officer Of The Ordre National Du Québec

The Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) congratulates Cycle Capital’s Founder and Managing… Read More