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  • PwC Report: Foreign Investment Increase, Deal Activity Decrease April 26, 2017

    Canadian VC’s invested $623 million ($460 million USD) in Canadian companies in Q1 2017, according to a new MoneyTree Report from PwC Canada and CB Insights. Overall, total deal investment was up 10 percent over Q1 2016’s total of $567 million ($419 million USD). Deal activity dropped 25 percent through the quarter from Q4 2016, However, deals and dollars into Canadian companies had hit eight-quarter highs in Q4 2016, with investment figures fuelled by BlueRock Therapeutics’ $295 million ($225 million USD) biotechnology mega-round. Read More.

  • WeWork’s Creator Awards Open in Toronto April 26, 2017

    The funding, which takes the form of loans or equity investments, range between $18,000 to $360,000. The Awards fall into three categories: Incubate, which is open to applicants have a great idea or a specific project that needs funding and assistance; Launch, which is open to applicants with a product that need help expanding to the market; and Scale, which is targeted to already-successful applicants with a proven track record. Applications are due May 12. Read More.

  • How do investors evaluate founding teams? April 26, 2017

    Village Capital  partnered with the psychometrics consultancy Waypoint People Solutions to survey 500 of their alumni companies–both founders and their teams–around eight personality traits that commonly correlate with company performance. In general, investors rely on past experience and intuition. The survey’s findings provide a rich point for evaluating generally accepted wisdom. Read More.

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