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Private capital plays a vital role in building a stronger and more sustainable Canadian economy.

The private capital industry enhances productivity, increases competition, and creates high paying jobs.

CVCA exists to support a healthy, functioning private capital system that works for the economy and for our members.

What the CVCA does

Policy & Advocacy

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Ensuring adequate capital in the innovation ecosystem; accessing world class talent that can translate that capital into scalable value; and, a competitive tax and investment regime.

Research & Data

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Our research, insights, and tools are vital to the day-to-day success of our members. High-quality data and analysis help demonstrate the value private capital brings to the Canadian economy.

Member Resources

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Supporting our members means everything to us. We’re committed to being an indispensable part of their business, serving as a connecting hub, educator, knowledge source, and organizer.

Private Capital
In Canadian Communities Coast-To-Coast

Discover how private capital investment has contributed to your community (2013 — 2020)

Most Recent Canadian VC & PE Market Overview Reports

Our quarterly market overviews are Canada’s authoritative summary analyses of private equity and venture capital investments, exits and fundraising activity.

Membership Directory Our Member Network is our greatest strength

CVCA represents more than 270 member firms and 1,800 individuals from venture capital and private equity firms, debt and equity providers, international investors, institutional funds, government entities, angel and family offices, and industry service providers.

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Become a Member

Let the CVCA assist you and your organization to go further. Learn how our membership structure will help to address your business needs.

CVCA Central

The official publication of the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, CVCA Central is the primary information hub for the Canadian private capital industry. CVCA Central features perspectives from industry experts and exclusive market analyses.

New Member Profile: Boast.AI
New Member Profile: Boast​.AI

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CVCA Announces Ottawa as Host City for the 2022 Annual Invest Canada Conference
CVCA Announces Ottawa as Host City for the 2022 Annual Invest Canada Conference

The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) has announced Ottawa, Ontario as the host city for its 2022…

Clairvest Winner of 2021 PE Global Dealmaker Award
Clairvest Winner of 2021 PE Global Dealmaker Award

During Clairvest’s investment period, County Waste grew its base from about 100,000 to 336,100 residential customers. Alongside…