As the discourse around scaleups intensifies, the way we use the term is growing more ambiguous. What do we really mean when we talk about scaleups?
Organization: Impact Centre
According to Narwhal List 2018 of Canadian private companies in technology, 2017 was so successful in attracting VC money that 2018 might see a few “narwhals” possibly maturing to become “unicorns.”
As the Canadian investment market continues to be conservative in their investment strategies, startups can expect a mix of local and global investors joining forces to fund them.
A report from the University of Toronto’s Impact Centre is calling for a data-driven approach to maximizing the government’s investments in Canadian firms and growing them to be world-class. The report — Government Venture Capital: Can the Public Sector Pick and Nurture World Class Companies? — says that the strategy for venture capital investments of the Canadian government is not to simply copy what venture capitalists in Silicon Valley are doing.