MaRS longtime CEO Ilse Treurnicht to step down at June 2017 AGM

    MaRS longtime CEO Ilse Treurnicht to step down at June 2017 AGM

Ilse Treurnicht, CEO of MaRS, has decided to step down at the next annual general meeting in June 2017. Treurnicht has led the organization for almost 12 years. “MaRS is

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BDC unveils new brand to better attract entrepreneurs

    BDC unveils new brand to better attract entrepreneurs

The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) has unveiled a new brand identity aimed at making its role and product offering better known to a greater number of entrepreneurs across

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Tobi Lütke named CVCA’s 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner

    Tobi Lütke named CVCA’s 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner

The founder and CEO of Shopify Inc., Ottawa, Ontario-based e-commerce company, has been named the 2016 recipient of the CVCA’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award. This is a prestigious award

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Norman Winarsky joins Relay Ventures as executive-in-residence

Norman Winarsky has joined Canadian venture capital firm Relay Ventures as its first ever executive-in-residence (EIR). Norman is the former

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BDC Capital invests in Vancouver-based clean tech venture

    BDC Capital invests in Vancouver-based clean tech venture

Vancouver-based clean tech venture, Acuva Technologies Inc., has announced the closing of its first seed round, oversubscribed at $850,000, with

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HarbourVest completes final close of its growth fund, $1.35B for VCAP

    HarbourVest completes final close of its growth fund, $1.35B for VCAP

The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) announced that the Venture Capital Action Plan (VCAP) has completed its goal of supporting

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500 Startups Announces $30M Canada Fund

    500 Startups Announces $30M Canada Fund

500 Startups has expanded into Canada, recently announcing the launch of a $30 million regional fund for Canadian-based startups that will be

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EnerTech Capital adds successful entrepreneur Etienne Veilleux to their Advisory Board

EnerTech Capital has announced the addition of entrepreneur and industry veteran Etienne Veilleux to their Advisory Board. Veilleux has spent

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Richard Cloutier new President and CEO of Ecofuel

    Richard Cloutier new President and CEO of Ecofuel

Ecofuel’s board of directors has announced that  Richard Cloutier has been nominated as President and CEO of the cleantech startup accelerator.

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