As the voice of Canada’s private capital industry, the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) works with the investors behind some of the biggest innovations fuelling the Canadian economy.

We are focused on broadening industry awareness through market research and networking opportunities so that our members can make the best decisions for their investments. We also advocate on behalf of the industry to ensure sound public policy that encourages a favourable environment for investment.

The CVCA is proud of its track record of delivering value to its members. With this support, our members excel at driving economic growth, creating jobs, and fostering healthy communities.

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 is 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.

Our Mission

CVCA’s mission is to help our members fuel the economy of the future by growing the businesses of today. We do this by supporting and connecting a vibrant private capital industry with advocacy, research, and education.

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Our People

Responsive and collaborative, vision-focused and mission-obsessed, we’re here to advocate for your best interests. Every day, every interaction we have and every connection we make is about finding new ways to enable member success.

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Our Members

Representing more than 315 member firms and 3000 individuals, CVCA is proud to advocate on behalf of the industry and connect private capital professionals with market intelligence, expert insights, and other industry authorities.

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Partners & Sponsorships

Partnering with the CVCA is a valuable business investment. Become a CVCA sponsor today!


Have Questions?

We’re here to help you achieve your goals. Contact us to discover all the ways that we can help maximize your performance on an individual, institutional and collective basis.