Startup Star: Janet Bannister—a Driver Behind the Successes of eBay and Kijiji—Shares the Secrets of Entrepreneurial (and Investor) Success

    Startup Star: Janet Bannister—a Driver Behind the Successes of eBay and Kijiji—Shares the Secrets of Entrepreneurial (and Investor) Success

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association It was a full house and a captivated audience at the Young Private Capitalists (YPC) fall networking event in Toronto recently,

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Following the Money: Ontario & ICT Deals Propelling VC Activity in Canada

    Following the Money: Ontario & ICT Deals Propelling VC Activity in Canada

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association Activity in Canada’s VC investment landscape continued at a steady pace in the first three quarters of 2016. Despite the teeter-totter

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Breaking News: BC Responds to Call for More Venture Capital in Tech Vertical

    Breaking News: BC Responds to Call for More Venture Capital in Tech Vertical

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association The Province of British Columbia has taken another step forward in building on its innovation ecosystem with a new private sector-led

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Quebec biotech startup nets record-breaking seed stage investment

    Quebec biotech startup nets record-breaking seed stage investment

Recent $21M investment in ILKOS THERAPEUTICS is 17 times larger than average VC seed deal since 2013 By the Canadian

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CVCA Roadmap for Canadian Innovation and Growth

    CVCA Roadmap for Canadian Innovation and Growth

By Mike Woollatt, CEO Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association Back in January, Prime Minister Trudeau told the World

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Top Three for VC: ICT, Life Sciences and Agribusiness Sectors Lead Canadian Growth

    Top Three for VC: ICT, Life Sciences and Agribusiness Sectors Lead Canadian Growth

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association In the first half of 2016, the Canadian VC landscape continued

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Knight Therapeutics commits $1M to Genesys Ventures III

Canadian specialty pharmaceutical company Knight Therapeutics Inc. has committed $1 million to Genesys Ventures III, the third life sciences fund of Canadian

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Penfund invests in Eigen Capital-owned Plews & Edelmann

Canadian private equity firm Penfund has closed an investment in Plews & Edelmann, an Illinois-based designer, maker and distributor of

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Avrio, Anges Québec, Desjardins-Innovatech invest in Intelia

Québec-based Intelia Inc., an agricultural technology company, has received an undisclosed round of financing from Canadian venture capital firm Avrio Capital, members

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