Fueling the Economy of the Future by Empowering the Businesses of Today

Who We Are

Our members are the investors behind the creation of thousands of jobs, the advancement of innovative technologies, and the strengthening of local economies across the country. They are the backbone of Canada’s entrepreneurial spirit, supporting businesses from startup to global expansion. CVCA proudly champions these investors, standing at their side on their mission to build a prosperous and innovative Canada.

 

What We Deliver:

Policy & Advocacy

We champion Canada’s innovation ecosystem, ensuring access to vital capital, top talent, and competitive tax policies. Our policy guidance fosters an environment where private capital drives economic growth and job creation.

Advocacy Work

Building Connections

Strong industry connections are crucial. Our networking events unite leaders, innovators, and investors, attracting global partners and enhancing collaboration, driving significant growth and innovation.

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Research & Data

Our research and CVCA Intelligence provide critical insights and analyses, including quarterly market reports. This data empowers professionals and analysts to make informed decisions and drive economic growth.

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Member Resources

We prioritize member support with development programs, best practices, and timely updates. Our resources include marketing, regulatory support, and collaboration networks, continually evolving to meet VC and PE investors’ needs.

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Transforming Canadian Communities Through Private Capital

Explore the transformative impact of private capital investments in your community. Use our interactive map to see how venture capital and private equity have fueled growth, innovation, and job creation across Canada from 2013 to the present.

Private capital invests in Canada

Over CAD $258B has been invested across more than 6,340 Canadian companies since 2013.

Alberta

327 companies have received CAD $43.5B in private equity investments since 2013.

43 private equity firms are headquartered in the province.

British Columbia

321 companies have received CAD $13.3B in private equity investments since 2013.

29 private equity firms are headquartered in the province.

Manitoba

31 companies have received CAD $860M in private equity investments since 2013.

2 private equity firms are headquartered in the province.

New Brunswick

12 companies have received CAD $4.3B in private equity investments since 2013.

0 private equity firms are headquartered in the province.

Newfoundland and Labrador

16 companies have received CAD $135M in private equity investments since 2013.

0 private equity firms are headquartered in the province.

Nova Scotia

20 companies have received CAD $515M in private equity investments since 2013.

2 private equity firms are headquartered in the province.

Nunavut

0 companies have received CAD $0M in private equity investments since 2013.

0 private equity firms are headquartered in the province.

Ontario

748 companies have received CAD $68.9B in private equity investments since 2013.

134 private equity firms are headquartered in the province.

Prince Edward Island

3 companies have received CAD $68M in private equity investments since 2013.

0 private equity firms are headquartered in the province.

Quebec

2091 companies have received CAD $69.6B in private equity investments since 2013.

43 private equity firms are headquartered in the province.

Saskatchewan

65 companies have received CAD $1.6B in private equity investments since 2013.

2 private equity firms are headquartered in the province.

Yukon

0 companies have received CAD $0M in private equity investments since 2013.

0 private equity firms are headquartered in the province.

Northwest Territories

0 companies have received CAD $0M in private equity investments since 2013.

0 private equity firms are headquartered in the province.

Alberta

246 companies have received CAD $2.9B in venture capital investments since 2013.

45 venture capital firms are headquartered in the province.

British Columbia

424 companies have received CAD $10.2B in venture capital investments since 2013.

96 venture capital firms are headquartered in the province.

Manitoba

18 companies have received CAD $426M in venture capital investments since 2013.

3 venture capital firms are headquartered in the province.

New Brunswick

89 companies have received CAD $443M in venture capital investments since 2013.

2 venture capital firms are headquartered in the province.

Newfoundland and Labrador

27 companies have received CAD $651M in venture capital investments since 2013.

1 venture capital firm is headquartered in the province.

Nova Scotia

124 companies have received CAD $697M in venture capital investments since 2013.

9 venture capital firms are headquartered in the province.

Nunavut

0 companies have received CAD $0M in venture capital investments since 2013.

0 venture capital firms are headquartered in the province.

Ontario

1091 companies have received CAD $25.0B in venture capital investments since 2013.

204 venture capital firms are headquartered in the province.

Prince Edward Island

11 companies have received CAD $24M in venture capital investments since 2013.

3 venture capital firms are headquartered in the province.

Quebec

640 companies have received CAD $15.0B in venture capital investments since 2013.

86 venture capital firms are headquartered in the province.

Saskatchewan

41 companies have received CAD $589M in venture capital investments since 2013.

6 venture capital firms are headquartered in the province.

Yukon

1 company has received CAD $1M in venture capital investments since 2013.

0 venture capital firms are headquartered in the province.

Northwest Territories

0 companies have received CAD $0M in venture capital investments since 2013.

0 venture capital firms are headquartered in the province.

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CVCA INTELLIGENCE

Your Strategic Advantage in Private Capital

CVCA members and subscribers rely on CVCA Intelligence to report data, access strategic investment information, and leverage data-driven benchmarks to enhance returns. As the industry authority, contributors confidently submit aggregate data, providing the most accurate and current market insights.

Latest Industry Performance Data

Canadian VC & PE Market Overview

CVCA quarterly reporting, powered by CVCA Intelligence, provide the most comprehensive analysis of private equity and venture capital investments, exits, and fundraising activities in Canada. Stay up-to-date with insights tailored for industry leaders.

Meet Canada’s Top VC and PE Leaders

CVCA represents over 320 member firms and 3,000 industry leaders. Our community drives innovation, fosters collaboration, and shapes the future of Canada’s economy.

Unlock Opportunities with CVCA Membership

Connect with a powerhouse community managing billions across industries, from start-ups to global giants. Gain access to exclusive insights, influential events, and strategic partnerships. Become a CVCA member today to build valuable relationships and leverage the unique resources that only CVCA can offer.

CVCA Central

CVCA Central is the definitive publication for Canada’s private capital industry, offering insights tailored for venture capital and private equity investors. Engage with detailed market analysis, expert perspectives, and performance metrics that drive strategic planning and investment success. Stay updated with the latest regulatory information and risk assessments, helping you navigate the complex investment landscape with confidence.