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Venture capital activity declines in Q206

Venture capital activity in Q206 declined 25% compared to the same quarter last year while the size of deals averaged $3.8 million, the largest quarterly average investment in the past five years. New data from Thomson Financial (formerly Thomson Macdonald) show that Q206 investment was $496 million, compared to $663 million in Q205, while the…

Venture capital investment drops in third quarter

The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) has made “chronic underfunding” of the industry its top priority following disappointing third quarter (Q3) data for Canadian venture capital (VC) investment and fund raising. Q3-05 data provided by Thomson Macdonald (formerly Macdonald & Associates Ltd) show VC investments fell to $261 million, down 59% from…