Research & Insight

Research & Insight

Access to high-quality data, analysis, and tools are central to our members’ ability to operate in the dynamic private capital environment.

Benefit from a holistic view of the market, benchmark, validate existing research and take the guesswork out of your processes.

Our industry research connects private capital professionals with statistics and expert insights to gain a more accurate understanding of the market landscape, the issues affecting the industry, and to best position your organization to drive growth.

Most Recent Canadian VC & PE Market Overview Reports

The CVCA’s quarterly market overviews are Canada’s authoritative summary analyses of private equity and venture capital investments, exits and fundraising activity. Powered by CVCA Intelligence, our reports provide a complete look at the metrics that shape Canada’s private capital landscape.

Tools & Industry Analysis

Model Legal Documents

By providing an industry-embraced set of model documents, parties involved in private capital transactions are able to focus their time on the high-level issues of the deal at hand, rather than reviewing hundreds of pages of unfamiliar documents.

Model legal documents

Diversity & Inclusion

By raising awareness, analyzing gaps and working toward a more diverse ecosystem, an incredible opportunity exists to address past imbalance while uncovering exciting new avenues for collaboration and innovation.

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CVCA Intelligence

CVCA Intelligence (powered by Hockeystick) is the official data platform of CVCA and the authoritative source of Canadian venture capital and private equity data. CVCA Members have free access to CVCA Intelligence where they can:

  • search the largest database of Canadian venture and private equity deals
  • access VC and PE leaderboards and industry wide statistics
  • upload deal data for their funds
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News & Analysis

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, featuring perspectives from industry experts and exclusive market analyses.

Perspectives from Venture Capital Leaders…Who Just Happen to Be Women
Perspectives from Venture Capital Leaders…Who Just Happen to Be Women

There are women in Canada that wield significant influence in our industry that oversee millions and billions in assets. These…

Perspectives from Private Equity Leaders…Who Just Happen to Be Women
Perspectives from Private Equity Leaders…Who Just Happen to Be Women

There are women in Canada that wield significant influence in our industry that oversee millions and billions in assets. These…

How a PE Partnership Unlocked the Potential for Nova Scotia’s Bluewave Energy
How a PE Partnership Unlocked the Potential for Nova Scotia’s Bluewave Energy

Birch Hill’s investment helped Bluewave make a total of 16 acquisitions over three years that more than tripled the size of the…