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Canada VC conference to focus on fresh opportunities - Reuters

Reuters

Canada VC conference to focus on fresh opportunities
Reuters
More than 500 investors will attend the annual conference of the Canada Venture Capital and Private Equity Association in Calgary this week. Participants range from managers of small family fortunes to chief executives handling billions of dollars at ...
Economy puts venture-capital industry on hold Winnipeg Free Press
VENTURE-FACTBOX-Canada's venture capital industry Reuters India
CVCA foresees buyout recovery in 2nd half The Daily Deal (subscription)
Reuters India - Reuters India
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VENTURE-FACTBOX-Canada's venture capital industry - Reuters

Reuters

VENTURE-FACTBOX-Canada's venture capital industry
Reuters
May 27 (Reuters) - Canada's technology-oriented venture capital industry is trying to reposition itself to attract more investment to the nascent sector even as it gets battered by the global economic crisis and reduced capital flows. ...
Economy puts venture-capital industry on hold Winnipeg Free Press
CVCA foresees buyout recovery in 2nd half The Daily Deal (subscription)
VENTURE-UPDATE 1-Canada's OMERS to boost funds for new ventures Reuters
Reuters - Reuters
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IPOs Are OUT - Forbes

IPOs Are OUT
Forbes, NY
The National Venture Capital Association says that in 2008 formerly venture-backed public companies brought 12 million jobs and $2.9 trillion in sales to the US To kick this market into gear, Renaissance proposes a few steps for the US government. ...
Market for venture-backed IPOs hasn't recovered Investor's Business Daily
Investors find appetite for tech Santa Rosa Press Democrat
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'Super angels' may replace venture capital - Local Tech Wire

'Super angels' may replace venture capital
Local Tech Wire, SC
LTW asked consultant Bill Warner to share advice for entrepreneurs seeking angel investors and/or venture capital investment. He is chairman of the Triangle Accredited Capital Forum, an angel investor network with over 100 members throughout the ...
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BDC launches venture fund for technology - Calgary Herald

Globe and Mail

BDC launches venture fund for technology
Calgary Herald,  Canada
?We are at a crisis point in Canada's venture industry,? Greg Smith, president of Canada's Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, said in a statement earlier this month. ?This means Canada's ability to drive innovation will weaken and we will ...
BDC Selects Manager for New Growth Capital Fund and Announces ... Canada NewsWire (press release)
New VC fund targets Canadian tech firms Globe and Mail
Government of Canada/BDC Funds Tandem Expansion Fund TechFinance
Product Design & Development
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It's time to venture ahead on technology - Globe and Mail

Globe and Mail

It's time to venture ahead on technology
Globe and Mail, Canada
Canada's venture capital industry is in crisis. According to figures released by the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association and Thomson Reuters, Canadian investment fell to a six-year low in the first quarter of 2009. ...
[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 05/24
Going public? Encouraging signs - CNNMoney.com

New York Times

Going public? Encouraging signs
CNNMoney.com
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Two successful venture capital-backed initial public offerings in as many days have created a buzz that the IPO market is opening up. The market for public offerings this year has been sluggish at best as backers have been ...
OpenTable sets IPO today San Francisco Chronicle
New Wrinkle In IPOs: Venture Capital Deals Get Done Barron's Blogs
SolarWinds' IPO Raises Hope BusinessWeek
Wall Street Journal - New York Times
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Venture capital watch - San Francisco Chronicle

New York Times

Venture capital watch
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
Each week The Chronicle tracks the latest investments, fundraising, mergers and IPOs involving Bay Area venture capitalists and startups. Two venture-backed companies - SolarWinds and OpenTable - went public this week. Some local highlights for the ...
New Wrinkle In IPOs: Venture Capital Deals Get Done Barron's Blogs
Venture-Backed New Stocks Are Back Wall Street Journal
SolarWinds' IPO Raises Hope BusinessWeek
CNNMoney.com - San Jose Mercury News
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Jack Mintz: The art of research - National Post

Jack Mintz: The art of research
National Post, Canada
And venture capital funding has been poor, providing less than 2% of 2007 funding for small and medium size businesses. Our labour-sponsored venture capital credit has been ineffective yet governments cling to it. A capital gains tax regime to ...
[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 05/19
$825 million on tap to fuel innovation - Canada.com

$825 million on tap to fuel innovation
Canada.com, Canada
He said the timing of the fund is propitious, as venture capitalists are finding financing options "very limited" since the economic downturn that began last year. Canada's Venture Capital and Private Equity Association welcomed the announcement. ...
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Is Boston Still a Venture Capital Hotbed? - New York Times

Mass High Tech

Is Boston Still a Venture Capital Hotbed?
New York Times, United States
Boston's venture capital and start-up industries, once fueled by the minicomputer boom, have been shrinking in recent years. The amount of venture capital invested in Boston companies fell from $3.9 billion in 2007 to $3.3 billion in 2008, ...
BUSINESS IN BRIEF: Waltham venture capital firm to move to California The Patriot Ledger
paidContent.org - Greylock Leaves Boston For Silicon Valley Washington Post
Greylock's move to Silicon Valley a blow to Boston The Daily Deal (subscription)
Bizjournals.com - Xconomy
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Collaboration = innovation - National Post

Collaboration = innovation
National Post, Canada
There also still remains a shortage of seed and venture capital of companies. "Canada, by almost all indicators, is a solid middle-of-the-road performer when it comes to research and innovation today," said Dr. Naylor. But he believes that it is within ...
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Nothing ventured, nothing gained - Vancouver Sun

Nothing ventured, nothing gained
Vancouver Sun,  Canada
The amount of venture capital has dropped 25 per cent from a year ago to its lowest level in six years, says Gregory Smith, president of the Canada's Venture Capital & Private Equity Association. It's not a new story: Venture capital investment dropped ...
[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 05/18
The Daily Start-Up: Government's Pathetic Attempt At Venture Capital - Wall Street Journal

The Daily Start-Up: Government's Pathetic Attempt At Venture Capital
Wall Street Journal
By Scott Austin Texas needs to stop giving away state funds in the form of venture capital, writes two university professors in the Houston Chronicle. They say the state has distributed more than $400 million under its Certified Capital Company (CAPCO) ...
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Venture into Canada, US investors told - United Press International

Venture into Canada, US investors told
United Press International
The Canadian venture capital industry is struggling, with first-quarter venture funding results down 25 percent to $275 million from $367 million a year ago, Canada's Venture Capital & Private Equity Association said. One venture capital firm was so ...
The Daily Start-Up: Think Canada! Wall Street Journal
Nothing ventured The Daily Deal (subscription)
Turning Out The Lights: BrightScale Wall Street Journal
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The Canadian-born, U.S.-headquartered MDC Partners has acquired a majority stake in Capital C and Kenna, two Toronto-area agencies.

GigPark announced on August 24th, that they had been purchased by the Yellow Pages. Hey Noah, congratulations to you and the team there.

The Ontario government is doing something truly unique and laudable says John Albright of JLA Ventures. Last week Ontario's Ministry of Research and Innovation announced a new $205-million fund to help stimulate the province's early-stage ventures.

According to a University of Laval Professor, Canada's Labour Sponsor Funds kill innovation rather than create it. Read the press release here.

MediaScrape lands new venture round of $3.2 million. Chris Dingle has been appointed President and Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Dingle was the founding CTO of 24/7 Real Media which sold recently to WPP for $637 million.

University Technologies International (UTI) - IGNITE - announces the closing of two first-round financings for two IGNITE companies, Profero Energy Inc. and Circle Cardiovascular Imaging Inc.

Kleer Inc. based in California but with a plant in Ottawa landed a $28 million round for its wireless audio product development.

The Ottawa Citizen ran this story a few days ago. We've been saying this for years now. When will the public sector make it easier for investment in the province's tech sector?

Rick Nathan of the Canadian Venture Capital Association has an optimistic view of the current credit crunch.

MSBi Capital announces the addition of two new partners François Gauvin and John Elton.

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