In it’s ongoing review of Canada’s VC market, Thomson Reuters has ranked Yaletown Venture Partners as the most active private independent VC for the first three quarters of 2014 – a ranking Yaletown held all of 2013.
Canada’s Venture Capital Market in Q3 2014 report prepared by Thomson Reuters for the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association investigates VC activity and trends across Canada’s with comparisons to US activity. Yaletown earned the most active VC ranking with 18 deals and 4.5% market share. In the third quarter, Yaletown financings included funding to Cooledge Lighting based in Vancouver BC, Elastic Path based in Vancouver BC and Columbia Green based in Portland, Oregon.
Across Canada’s venture capital market, the third quarter was a period of continued high activity. Thomson Reuters and the CVCA will release a full review of 2014 VC activity in the next few months.