- Tundra Helps Entrepreneurs Market Near-Ready Innovative Technology
June 23, 2017
Calgary-based Tundra Process Solutions Ltd. recently launched an innovative program designed to help Alberta's best and brightest entrepreneurs fast track the commercialization of new products and services that aim to solve industry's most pressing challenges. The Acceleration Centre for Entrepreneurs, or ACE, is aimed at entrepreneurs who have near market-ready technology, or are keen to get involved with one, who need a boost to reach their full potential. All value-added technologies are looked at, particularly those with a focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving the environment.
- Angels Visit Calgary for Common Docs Project
June 19, 2017
Angel investments in Canada increased again in 2016, with angel groups frequently participating in larger syndicated deals and follow-on investments. The National Angel Capital Organization's (NACO) seventh annual Report on Canadian Angel Investing Activity found that angel groups made 418 investments, amounting to over $157.2 million. Of the deals reported, average deal size was $1.7 million.
- Buying To Sell: Private Equity Sponsor Exits
November 14, 2016
According to Pitchbook Data, Inc., Canadian private equity sponsor exit activity in 2015 reflected a year-over-year jump of more than 20 percent in volume. In addition, S&P Capital IQ data for Q3 2016 shows a year-over-year increase in transaction value for both M&A and public offering exits. These trends, combined with the fact that close to 36 percent of current sponsor backed inventory dates from 2010 and earlier, suggest that the industry is set to experience a robust exit market over the next few years. [...]
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