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Inside the labyrinth: improving risk capital funding in Canada

Canadian entrepreneurs regularly cite a lack of financing options as a reason for Canada’s mediocre innovation performance.
Certainly part of the problem has to do with the organization of risk capital markets. But Canadian entrepreneurs have to take some responsibility too. A recently-published report by the Conference Board of Canada, Inside the Labyrinth: Connecting Innovators to Risk Capital, explores the topic of funding tech ventures from the perspective of both entrepreneurs and investors. In a PE Hub Canada feature article, the report’s author, Michael Grant, discusses some of the key findings.