As Canadian startups grow, venture capital gaps remain

Globe and Mail technology reporter, Shane Dingman, interviewed industry players about the outlook for venture capital in Canadian tech in 2015.… Continue reading

Canadian venture deal making soars, fundraising sags in 2014

By all accounts, deal making in Canada’s venture capital market was red hot in 2014.… Continue reading

Cooledge deal among $2 billion invested in tech by Canadian VCs in 2014

Canadian tech has a “new class of maturing businesses” as Globe and Mail technology reporter Shane Dingman puts it, and those businesses attracted nearly $2 billion from Canadian VC’s in 2014*.… Continue reading

Yaletown Venture Partners ranked as 2014 Most Active Private Independent VC in Canada for second year in row by Thomson Reuters

Vancouver, BC – Yaletown Venture Partners was identified as Canada’s most active private independent VC for 2014 in Thomson Reuters’ independent annual review of Canada’s Venture Capital Market.… Continue reading

Canadian tech firms are getting funded, but gaps remain

The Financial Post article by Danny Bradbury captures it well: “Things are looking up for venture capital funding in the tech industry but in the middle [of a venture’s development from startup to exit] is a chasm that needs more cash input.”

Yaletown shares the perspective offered by Tom Houston from the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA), and Bill Tam, president and chief executive of the British Columbia Technology Industry Association (BCTIA).… Continue reading