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Membership Benefits


The principal benefit of belonging to the CVCA comes from adding your voice to setting the agenda for the only organization in Canada solely dedicated to pursuing growth opportunities for the Venture Capital and Private Equity industry as a whole. As a highly-regarded, professional organization, the CVCA includes the large majority of industry participants – private and public sector firms as well as professional advisors.

The CVCA’s members actively collaborate to increase the flow of capital into the industry and expand the range of profitable investment opportunities. This is accomplished by the CVCA undertaking a wide variety of initiatives, ranging from developing comprehensive and accurate performance and valuation statistics to promoting the industry’s interests with governments and regulatory agencies.

Membership means being plugged into information and knowledge networks that will help your organization to grow and prosper.

Specific Benefits include:

  • Access to information about government and regulatory actions and attitudes that can affect the success of your business.
  • Introduction to a wide circle of people and issues in the industry, thereby increasing your capacity to find out about relevant business matters and opportunities.
  • Access to a wealth of accurate, up-to-date statistical information on trends in investing, fundraising and performance.
  • Preferred registration fees for CVCA and other industry events, such as professional development seminars, the annual conference and many networking functions across Canada.
  • Preferential treatment for members with selected service providers.
  • A membership driven events calendar that focuses on topical questions of direct, bottom-line relevance.
  • Weekly updates, sent by email, with relevant news, issues, and events, including special members’ discounts to industry events.
  • Company listing on the CVCA searchable web site with a link to your web site.
  • Free subscription to PRIVATE CAPITAL, CVCA's quarterly magazine which features in-depth news and information on issues relevant to the industry.

 CVCA Membership: A sound investment

MEMBERSHIP SALES PACKAGE (does not include membership application form: see below)



FULL MEMBER - Canadian organziations with risk capital funds under management
PARTNERS - Service providers and advisors
INTERNATIONAL INVESTOR MEMBERS - Investors for whom a significant portion of their primary business activity is private capital without any physical presence in Canada.
INDUSTRY AFFILIATES - Non investing governments, universities, associations.
STUDENTS - Must be registered for full time studies with am accredited post-secondary institution

To maximize the benefits of a CVCA membership, please list each professional in your firm active in Canada's private capital industry.

If you have any questions, please contact the CVCA at (416) 487-0519 or by e-mail at


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