The Venture Capital & Private Equity
Country Attractiveness Index
Alexander Groh, Heinrich Liechtenstein, Karsten Lieser and Markus Biesinger
2 Canada Score: 95.8
Previous: 1 United States Next: 3 Singapore

Region: North America — Capital: Ottawa — Language: English and French (both official) — Currency: Canadian Dollar

           

Population (millions) 35.2   IPO Volume (quartile) Q1  
GDP (US$ billions) 1,825.1   M&A Volume (quartile) Q1  
GDP Per Capita (US$) 51.8   Venture Capital Activity (quartile) Q1  
GDP Growth (%) 2.0   Private Equity Activity (quartile) Q1  
           

VC & PE Country Attractiveness
— Click on each indicator to expand or collapse it —
  Rank
2010
Rank
2012
Rank
2014
Score
2014
Quartile
2014
VC & PE Index
2
2
2
95.8
Q1
22
20
16
91.6
Q1
2
2
2
92.2
Q1
21
14
11
114.4
Q1
7
7
7
105.0
Q1
4
4
4
109.7
Q1
6
8
10
87.5
Q1

 

Key Driver Performance
— United States = 100 points —

Historic Development
— Separate VC & PE, VC, and PE index time series —

Canada  
North America

VC & PE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Customize Analysis
 
 

Peer Group Comparison
— Green = high rank, red = low rank —
  1. Economic
Activity
2. Capital
Market
3. Taxation 4. Inv. Protection and
Corporate Gov.
5. Human and Social
Environment
6. Entrepreneurial
Opportunities
2
1
49
10
10
1
2 Canada (selected)
16
2
11
7
4
10
18
9
17
2
2
7
12
4
4
4
7
3
28
3
20
3
8
18
4
6
46
13
17
2
14
8
18
12
12
4