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…

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#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…

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#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

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… Read More

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… Read More

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