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CANADA’S BUYOUT MARKET IN 2013: MODERATE GROWTH, RECORD BREAKING FUNDRAISING
March 4, 2014
TORONTO: Deal-making activity in Canada’s buyout and related private equity (PE) market showed moderate growth in 2013 with disclosed values of transactions totaling $12.3 billion as of December 31st...

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CANADA’S VENTURE CAPITAL MARKET IN 2013: VC Investments at $2 billion; Highest Since 2007
February 27, 2014
TORONTO: A key highlight for 2013 includes $2 billion of new venture capital investment up 31% invested in 2012, while fundraising dropped 24%. These were among the findings of a statistical report...

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CVCA Appoints Chief Executive Officer
February 25, 2014
TORONTO – Peter van der Velden, President of the CVCA- Canada’s Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Woollatt as Chief Executive Officer. Mr....

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CVCA’s President Joins Governor General on State Visit to Republic of India Promoting Innovation and Entrepreneurship
February 21, 2014
Toronto – February 21, 2014: The President of the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA), Peter van der Velden, has accepted an invitation to join the Governor General’s state...

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CVCA - CANADA’S VENTURE CAPITAL & PRIVATE EQUITY ASSOCIATION PARTNERS WITH CAMBRIDGE ASSOCIATES TO DEVELOP CANADIAN PRIVATE EQUITY AND VENTURE CAPITAL PERFORMANCE DATA
January 29, 2014
TORONTO and BOSTON (January 29, 2014) – Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (the “CVCA”) and Cambridge Associates (“Cambridge”) are pleased to announce a partnership to develop new...

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CVCA WELCOMES FEDERAL & PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT’S ROLL OUT OF THE “VENTURE CAPITAL ACTION PLAN”
January 21, 2014
Toronto – January 21, 2014: CVCA- Canada’s Venture Capital and Private Equity Association welcomes the announcement by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario of the launch Northleaf...

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CVCA WELCOMES THE WYNNE GOVERNMENT’S FORMATION OF THE ONTARIO HEALTH INNOVATION COUNCIL (OHIC)
December 2, 2013
TORONTO, December 2, 2013 - CVCA, the national association representing Canada’s Venture capital and Private Equity community, applauds the Government of Ontario on the recent announcement creating...

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Conference Board of Canada Report: Private Equity Investments in Canadian Firms Improves Productivity and Competitiveness
November 26, 2013
TORONTO, ON, November 26, 2013– The Conference Board of Canada released a report today that reveals that private equity is rated well with company owners once they succeeded in securing funding....

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CANADA’S BUYOUT-PRIVATE EQUITY & VENTURE CAPITAL MARKETS IN Q3 2013: VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT UP SHARPLY, BUYOUT-PE DEAL-MAKING DOWN SLIGHTLY
November 25, 2013
Toronto, November 25, 2013: Canadian venture capital (VC) investment rose sharply in Q3 2013, while Canadian buyout and related private equity (PE) deal-making showed continued moderate decline over...

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CVCA and Industry Canada Release Groundbreaking Study on the Performance of Venture Capital-backed Firms
October 30, 2013
TORONTO, ON, October 30, 2013 –Canada’s Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (the “CVCA”) in partnership with Industry Canada and Statistics Canada, today released a groundbreaking report...

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CVCA PRAISES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S ROLL OUT OF THE “VENTURE CAPITAL ACTION PLAN”
September 26, 2013
Toronto – September 25, 2013: CVCA- Canada’s Venture Capital and Private Equity Association is very encouraged by the Federal Government’s progress on the roll out of its “Venture Capital Action Plan”...

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CANADA’S BUYOUT-PRIVATE EQUITY & VENTURE CAPITAL MARKETS IN Q2 2013:
VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT STEADY, BUYOUT/PRIVATE EQUITY DEAL-MAKING CONTINUES TO MODERATE
September 4, 2013
Toronto, September 4, 2013: The pace of Canadian venture capital investment was slightly slower in Q2 2013, but reflected net growth at the end of the year’s first half, while Canadian buyout and...

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CANADIAN VENTURE CAPITAL & PRIVATE EQUITY INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE DATA – Private Independent Funds for Q4 2012
June 18, 2013
Toronto, June 18, 2013 – The CVCA – Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, today released Canadian performance data for venture capital and private equity industry for the period...

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CANADIAN VENTURE CAPITAL & PRIVATE EQUITY INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE DATA – Captive/Evergreen Funds for Q4 2012
June 18, 2013
Toronto, June 18, 2013 – The CVCA – Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, today released Canadian performance data for venture capital and private equity industry for the period...

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Chip Vallis Awarded CVCA’s 2013 ‘Community Leadership’ Award
May 24, 2013
TORONTO: The CVCA - Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, is pleased to announce that Chip Vallis is the recipient of CVCA’s 2013 ‘Community Leadership’ Award.

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Marzio Pozzuoli of RuggedCom Inc. Awarded CVCA’s 2013 ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ Award
May 24, 2013
TORONTO: The CVCA - Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, is pleased to announce that Marzio Pozzuoli, founder and former President and CEO of RuggedCom Inc., is the recipient of...

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Lumira Capital - Winner of CVCA’s 2013 Venture Capital ‘Deal of the Year’ Award
May 23, 2013
TORONTO: CVCA, Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, is pleased to announce that Lumira Capital is the recipient of CVCA’s 2013 ‘Deal of the Year’ Award for the venture capital...

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Clairvest Group Inc. and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan - Winners of CVCA’s 2013 Private Equity ‘Deal of the Year’ Award
May 23, 2013
TORONTO: CVCA - Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association is pleased to announce that Clairvest Group Inc. (Clairvest) and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) are the recipients of...

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CANADA’S BUYOUT-PRIVATE EQUITY & VENTURE CAPITAL MARKETS IN Q1 2013: VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT UP 55%, BUYOUT DEAL ACTIVITY MODERATES
May 16, 2013
Toronto, May 16, 2013: Based on data from the CVCA- Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association and research partner Thomson Reuters, for the first quarter of 2013, Canadian venture...

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Canada’s Preeminent Venture Capital and Private Equity Conference Attracts Worldwide Interest
May 13, 2013
CALGARY (Alberta) – In the heart of oil and gas country it’s only fitting that the CVCA – Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association – has themed its annual conference “Capital, The Fuel...

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CVCA CONCERNED ABOUT CONTRADICTORY SIGNAL PROPOSALS FROM OTTAWA ON VENTURE CAPITAL
March 27, 2013
Toronto, March 27, 2013: CVCA- Canada’s Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, while pleased with the Budget’s support for innovation and small and medium-sized businesses, did today express...

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CANADIAN VENTURE CAPITAL & PRIVATE EQUITY INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE DATA – Private Independent Funds for Q2 2012
March 6, 2013
Toronto, March 6, 2013 – The CVCA – Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, today released Canadian performance data for venture capital and private equity industry for the period...

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CANADIAN VENTURE CAPITAL & PRIVATE EQUITY INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE DATA – Captive/Evergreen Funds for Q2 2012
March 6, 2013
Toronto, March 6, 2013 – The CVCA – Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, today released Canadian performance data for venture capital and private equity industry for the period...

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