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8 April 2014

Opportunity to make money in Canada has never been better, says CVCA’s first CEOp

CVCA - CANADA'S VENTURE CAPITAL & PRIVATE EQUITY ASSOCIATION Canada has long been overlooked by investors that preferred to invest in the US, but the trend is now changing and the opportunity to make money in the country has never been better, according to CVCA CEO Mike Woollatt.

26 March 2014

Foreign venture capital investment in Canada more than doublesp

canada_lrg Foreign venture capital investment in Canada more than doubled in 2013, while activity by domestic investors also increased.

14 March 2014

IT sector continues to drive venture capital activity in Canadap

canada_170sq The IT sector continued to drive activity in the Canadian venture capital space last year, according to a recent research report.

28 February 2014

Canadian venture capital industry sees investment up, fundraising down in 2013p

Canada saw $2bn of new venture capital investment in 2013 - up on the 31 per cent invested in 2012, however fundraising dropped 24 per cent.

25 February 2014

Canada’s private equity industry body CVCA appoints first CEO

CVCA - CANADA'S VENTURE CAPITAL & PRIVATE EQUITY ASSOCIATION Canada's Venture Capital and Private Equity Association has appointed experienced executive and former political advisor Mike Woollatt as its first chief executive officer.

8 January 2014

Citigroup eyes secondary sale of CVCI fund stakes

Financial services giant Citigroup could sell a $1bn portfolio of private equity fund stakes as it continues to shed illiquid assets.

2 December 2013

Private equity dealmaking remains slow, fundraising picks up pacep

Private equity dealmaking in Canada remains slow, while fundraising appears to be picking up pace, CVCA said n a recent report.

28 November 2013

Venture investment activity in Canada reaches six-year highs in Q3p

canada dollar Investment activity in the Canadian venture capital market rose in the three month period to September, making it the strongest quarter in six years, according to a recent report.

28 March 2013

CVCA, Canadian venture firms attack plan to scrap LSVCC tax creditsp

canadian flag 5_sq Plans to wipe out tax credits for investments in Canadian SMEs have been attacked by the country's venture industry for creating a "severe risk" of constricting the supply of early-stage capital.

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