VC investment drops 2% in 2018: CVCA

Venture capital investments reached $3.7B in 2018, 2% lower than last year, according to a new report by the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA).

Quick Facts.

  • There were 15 mega-deals ($50M+), which represents 30% of deals in 2018.
  • These mega-deals included $161M invested in Ottawa’s Asset Compliance, $129M in Montreal’s Hopper Inc., and $103M in Montreal’s Milestone Pharmaceuticals.
  • The average deal size was $6.1M, down 3% from last year.
  • ICT companies secured more than two-thirds of the dollars invested, while life sciences companies secured 17% and cleantech companies 7%.
  • $1.3B was invested through 165 deals in Q4 2018.

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