Member Advantage Program

CVCA members have access to exclusive offers and discounts on products and services that can help reduce the bottom line.
Many can also be extended to portfolio companies, and we encourage you to contact us for more information.

With over 1,000,000 members and 300 clubs, GoodLife is the largest chain of fitness clubs across Canada. Their vision is to help every Canadian lead a fit and healthy good life. GoodLife will achieve this vision by making fitness fun, easy and affordable and caring for our members at all times. GoodLife is committed to providing exceptional service to help their members reach their health and fitness goals through activities such as Personal Training, Specialty Programs, Group Fitness Classes, and Personal Health Profiles.

Through your CVCA Corporate Membership, you will get access to state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment, all Group Fitness Classes, and Shower Towel Service. For more information on the program, please refer to these FAQs.

To apply, visit: and select Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Assoc. from the drop-down menu. CVCA member portfolio companies should contact Igli Panariti at to gain access.


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CVCA Multi-Employer Plan Advantage:

  • Savings are sustainable and ongoing due to volume discounts.
  • Low financial risk of a fully insured plan with significantly reduced plan expenses (15%-20%).
  • Plan design flexibility.
  • Renewal calculations are based on your group’s own claims experience, not the performance of the pool.





Venue is Donnelley Financial Solutions’ (DFS) virtual document management solution that manages time-sensitive, confidential, and mission-critical documents by making the entire process faster, easier and more secure.

Venue’s versatile user interface enables clients to perform due diligence, fundraising, dual track processes or securely store, retrieve, and share sensitive documents with the confidence they’ve placed in DFS for 150 years. As a participant in the CVCA membership benefits program, DFS is offering members and their portfolio companies a 40% discount off its standard pricing model. The value of the discount based on an average 6-month mandate would be approximately $4,000.





“Imagine your technology just works, all day, every day, so you can do more and grow your business.”

Founded in 2008, Manawa is an end to end solution provider and IT consulting firm that serves as a single point of contact for your business IT needs. For networks, hardware, software, telephony, Canadian cloud hosting and virtually everything that’s plugged in or connected, our customers all turn to one place.







Are you leaving money on the table from a sub-optimal operation?

In an increasingly challenging M&A environment, understanding operational performance is essential to driving maximum value from investments. We act as your outsourced operations resource providing both an advisory role and the boots on the ground when it’s needed.







eSentire® is a proven industry leader, keeping mid-sized organizations safe from constantly evolving cyber attacks that traditional security defenses simply can’t detect. eSentire combines people, process and technology to deliver an unmatched, premium-level service that detects, remediates and communicates sophisticated cyber threats in real-time, 24×7. Protecting more than $3 trillion in Assets Under Management (AUM), eSentire is the award-winning choice for security decision-makers in mid-sized enterprise. eSentire has received multiple accolades for exceptional service, which includes HFM (Hedge Fund Manager) Service Provider awards (2013, 2014, 2015). In 2015 eSentire was named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50TM and Fast 500TM and included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the Cool Vendors in Cloud Security Services, 2015 report by Gartner, Inc. For more information visit and follow @esentire.





When it comes to Executive talent in an organization, traditionally two options have been available at the senior levels, buy or build it.

Odgers Berndtson, a global executive search firm and the largest in Canada with 6 offices from coast to coast has a separate operating division called Odgers Interim, which now offers executives for rent on a pay as you go basis.   We have access to over 6,000 pre-screened executives from all industries and functions that can be called upon in a moment’s notice.

Clients have used this valuable and highly competitive resource from due diligence, to project-based work, to the traditional executive gap fulfilment.





The Globe and Mail will extend 15% digital bonus impressions for CVCA members who buy the Appointment Notices package. This offer is only valid for NEW advertisers with The Globe and Mail.

Showcase your talent across both digital and print high profile placements. Connect with Canada’s business community and showcase the outstanding talent that contributes to your organization’s success.

Download the Appointment Notice Package for more detailed information.






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CSI’s Business Improvement Survey is like an MRI for your business. It provides a clear ‘picture’ of the capabilities of your company that until now could not be done.
Survey your Customers to learn where you need to focus to increase their satisfaction and loyalty.

Survey your Employees and Managers to identify areas for improvement within your organization.

Combine the results of both surveys for a complete ‘MRI of your business’, inside and out, and gain actionable, measurable insights that you can implement right away to make your business better.



Fintros is an Artificial Intelligence powered Talent Marketplace exclusively for finance professionals, built by finance professionals. Fintros is North America’s first fully anonymous finance platform that ensures your firm access to the highest quality of both active and passive job seekers. For employers, Fintros provides an intuitive, simple approach using AI to shortlist highly qualified candidates, saving both time and money, while eliminating any possible hiring manager biases.

Fintros is pleased to offer a 30% discount to CVCA members and their portfolio companies, for using our AI driven platform to successfully source the best finance and accounting talent in Canada. For more information on how Fintros can help your firm, please contact Jonathan Garbe, CEO. Visit to learn more and sign up!




Palico, offers managers and investors the world’s largest digital private equity fund marketplace, with over $66 billion in investable opportunities covering fundraisings, secondaries, and co-investments.

As a member of the CVCA:

LPs access a broad range of diverse fundraisings, covering all structures and strategies. Secondary sellers anonymously list stakes for sale at no charge, with buyers paying a 0.5% success fee.

GPs list investment opportunities and profiles for free, and receive a 3-month trial premium membership. GPs only pay a success fee when they find an investor through the platform, even after the trial premium membership ends

Join the 40,000+ members using Palico and claim your premium access now.