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CVCA CEO Sessions: iNovia Capital

On April 11, iNovia announced Patrick Pichette, who left Google in 2015, and Dennis Kavelman, who worked at BlackBerry until 2010, were…

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Perspectives

How Ireland Can Help Canadian Companies Go Global

If there’s one word that captures the aims of ambitious high-tech companies, it’s scale. It’s about hitting big numbers—whether that’s customers, ARR or valuation—fast. Scale…

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CVCA Announces Vancouver As Host City For 2019 Annual Conference

Invest Canada ‘19 to take place June 4-6 in Vancouver in 2019 The CVCA is excited to announce that Vancouver, British Columbia, has been selected… Read More

Relentless Leadership: Rob Antoniades

Rob Antoniades knew from a young age that he wanted to pursue a career in business and finance and that, once he had some experience,… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Real Ventures Winner of CVCA’s 2018 Venture Capital Deal Of The Year for SweetIQ

Location-based marketing analytics company SweetIQ Analytics Corp. didn’t have product-market fit — just a prototype — when it first attracted an investment from… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Novacap Management Winner of CVCA’s 2018 Private Equity Deal Of The Year for Chemical Computing Group

Novacap first got to know life sciences software company Chemical Computing Group (CCG) in the late 1990s and, in 2006, the two sides even looked at… Read More

The Top 10 Things To Improve Your Inclusion Practice

Ahead of the TD Bank Presents: Diversity & Inclusion – Perspectives from the Private Capital Industry panel at #IC18, Dave D’Oyen, Inclusion & Innovation… Read More

Private Equity—Seeking Opportunity In A Scarce Environment

This article is a contribution from Ben Gibbons, Partner, Capital Markets & M&A Advisory, RSM Canada. Mr. Gibbons will be leading the Private… Read More

Random Ramblings

Random Ramblings is a quarterly series covering observations in the Canadian private capital industry captured by Darrell Pinto, CVCA Research Director. Random Ramblings is a… Read More

Q1 2018: Single PE Mega-Deal Dominates Quarter With All Other Segments Slowing; Robust VC Investment In Q1 Follows Two Back-To-Back $1B Quarters In 2017

The $5B buyout of Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. accounted for three-quarters of total PE investment in Q1 2018 Canadian private equity investment activity… Read More

CWPE Launches Second Cohort Of Its Mentorship Program

CWPE is committed to supporting the next generation of women leaders in the private capital industry and believe that mentorship can be an effective form… Read More

Planning for an IPO in Canada

On April 18 (2018), the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) hosted its second annual CVCA Exchange event in Toronto. The event takes… Read More

Radial Engineering: Behind The Deal With Regimen Equity Partners

On Feb. 5, Vancouver-headquartered Regimen Equity Partners announced it had acquired, in partnership, Radial Engineering Limited, a lower mainland-based world-renowned manufacturer of pro-audio… Read More

Future Private Capital Leaders: Janelle Goulard

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