BIV examines high returns of financing Canada’s technology ventures beyond early stage
July 13, 2016
Business in Vancouver’s Tyler Orton, interviewed Eric Bukovinsky of Yaletown Partners to examine how Canada performs at investing in technology companies across multiple stages of growth. The conversation uncovers Canada’s opportunity to invest in companies beyond startup stage to accelerate the growth and support market leadership of Canadian technology ventures.
Yaletown Partners research on Canada’s Technology Investment Gap reveals that capital for seed and early-stage companies is quite available in Canada, however once companies reach the next stage of growth, there is a capital supply gap for $5 to $25 million financings to accelerate growth. The research shows that closing Canada’s growth capital gap could be the country’s biggest opportunity to realize greater value from Canada’s technology sector.
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