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May 3, 2013 - Today the Government of Canada launched the selection processes for General Partners to manage funds of funds and for high-performing venture capital funds interested in securing investments from the Government. The news release is posted here: http://www.fin.gc.ca/n13/13-067-eng.asp . Members may access more detailed information on the selection processes at http://www.fin.gc.ca/vcap-pacr/selection-eng.asp .
April 1, 2013 - Canada's Startup Visa Program
January 14, 2013 - The federal government made a major announcement about venture capital today. Please see link to Prime Minister's statement and to the CVCA media release.
Link to Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s statement to strengthen venture capital investment in Canada.
Link to CVCA’s Media Release ‘CVCA PRAISES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S “VENTURE CAPITAL ACTION PLAN”’
Key Facts about CVCA
* Established in 1974, the CVCA is dedicated to pursing growth opportunities for the Canadian venture capital and private equity industry.
* Over 2000 members comprised of venture capitalists, and institutional investors, corporate investors, private equity investors, angel investors, and advisory members which provide services such as law, finance, executive search, investment bank, insurance, consultants, advisors, government and academia.
* Canada's venture capital and private equity industry represents over $105 billion in capital under management.
* CVCA has over 160 Full Members (investors) and the breakdown is as follows: venture funds (44%), buyout & mezz funds (40%), LPs (10%), corporate (6%). VIEW MEMBER DIRECTORY
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Professional Development Lunch and Learn
January 15, 2014
Save the date for CVCA's next Professional Development Lunch and Learn in Toronto. Agenda posted and registration will open in December. Complimentary to CVCA members.
Canadian Women in Private Equity (CWPE) Networking Raptors Game
February 12, 2014
Join us for this popular networking event at Air Canada Centre in Toronto in a private box for Canadian Women in Private Equity
. Toronto Raptors vs Atltanta Hawks. Price is $99 for CVCA members at $109 for non members plus HST.
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Vancouver Networking Reception
February 17, 2014
Save the date for CVCA's 2014 Vancouver Networking Reception.
2014 Aboriginal Private Equity Summit
March 27, 2014
The CVCA - Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business are pleased to present the 2014 Aboriginal Private Equity Summit, a one day event which brings together fund managers, Aboriginal businesses and Aboriginal limited partners. This third annual event provides First Nation, Inuit and Métis business leaders with a more in depth understanding of the private equity market and the opportunities for financing and investment. It provides private equity managers and advisors knowledge of financing, governance, investment and fundraising opportunities that exist in Aboriginal communities.
Aboriginal communities are becoming an economic force in Canada. They have amassed close to $6 billion in capital from the settlement of claims and successful business ventures. Aboriginal communities and development corporations are active in a broad range of industrial and commercial sectors and are beginning to take on the role of limited partners in providing capital to private equity funds.
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2014 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
May 20, 2014
May 20-22, 2014 - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Save the date for CVCA's 2014 Annual Conference, Canada's largest and most popular private capital conference. The best opportunity for CVCA members and non members from across the country and around the world to network, learn about issues and industry trends, and hear from prominent industry leaders. CVCA's 4 awards (Entreprenuer of the Year, Deal of the Year for VC and PE and Community Leadership) will be presented at the Gala Dinner. LINK TO CONFERENCE WEB SITE
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... Go to Press Release
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.... Go to Press Release
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... Go to Press Release