Organization: Canadian Venture Capital Association

VC investments up, capital down in Q1/04

Venture capital (VC) investment increased 23% in Q1/04 due to several large deals but the amount of capital raised declined by 42% compared to the same quarter in 2003, according to the latest data released by the Canadian Venture Capital Association (CVCA). Quarterly investments were $401 million compared to $325 million one year earlier, while…

Canadian VC invests nearly $2.5 billion in 2002

Canada’s venture capital industry invested $2.466 billion with 814 financings in 2002, a decline of 35.1% from the year before. The data were included in the latest release from the Canadian Venture Capital Association and Macdonald & Associates Ltd. More than 30% of the 2003 total was disbursed in Q4, up significantly from Q3 and…