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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 régime.

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 — Q3 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.

Insuring a Transaction – More Than Just Representations & Warranties Insurance
Insuring a Transaction – More Than Just Representations & Warranties Insurance

While Representations and Warranties Insurance (RWI) has been used more frequently in M&A deals to protect against losses…

Top 8 CVCA Central Articles of 2020
Top 8 CVCA Central Articles of 2020

This year’s articles span a range of topics including private equity success stories, profiles of our member’s fundraising…

Canada’s Tech Ecosystem Shows Resilience Amid Pandemic
Canada’s Tech Ecosystem Shows Resilience Amid Pandemic

Here’s a look at Canada’s performance this year with answers from Paul Parisi, who leads Silicon Valley Bank’s Canadian business…