Articles by Maria Pacella

Working Opportunity Fund – June/July Update

Written by Maria Pacella

Working Opportunity Fund (EVCC) Ltd. (“Fund”) continues to actively work with the management teams of portfolio companies to support them in optimizing their business to the ‘new normal’ in connection with the challenges and opportunities […]

August 6, 2020

Working Opportunity Fund – May Update

Written by Maria Pacella

Working Opportunity Fund (EVCC) Ltd. (“Fund”) is actively working with the management teams of portfolio companies to support them in working through the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes reviewing and adjusting […]

June 17, 2020

Working Opportunity Fund – March/April Update

Written by Maria Pacella

Working Opportunity Fund (EVCC) Ltd. (“Fund”) portfolio companies are working through the challenges and opportunities brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. We have been actively working with the management teams of our portfolio companies to support […]

May 8, 2020

Working Opportunity Fund – January Update

Written by Maria Pacella

Working Opportunity Fund (EVCC) Ltd. (“Fund”) provided a portfolio update in a news release on January 31, 2020. In that update we noted that one of the Fund’s private portfolio companies had accepted a term […]

February 13, 2020

Working Opportunity Fund – December Update

Written by Maria Pacella

Thank you to the many shareholders who attended the Fund’s AGM in Vancouver in December. At the meeting shareholders ratified the appointment of PenderFund Capital Management as the manager of the Fund and approved the […]

January 13, 2020

Working Opportunity Fund – November Update

Written by Maria Pacella

We continue to have a high degree of confidence in the Fund’s portfolio companies and remain laser focused on working with them to generate the best possible returns to shareholders. The top five investments held […]

December 13, 2019

Working Opportunity Fund – September Update

Written by Maria Pacella

The process of making a venture capital investment takes many factors into consideration, including assessing technological risk, the management team, the competitive landscape, product market fit and potential exit strategies. After the initial investment is […]

October 3, 2019

Working Opportunity Fund – August Update

Written by Maria Pacella

The convergence of health and technology (health-tech) has become one of the fastest growing subsets of the technology sector and is directly resulting in innovations that will help drive advances, not only in the quality […]

September 4, 2019

Working Opportunity Fund – Q2 Update

Written by Maria Pacella

PenderFund Capital Management Ltd (“Pender”) assumed management of the Working Opportunity Fund (the “Fund”) in March 2019. Working with the Fund’s Board, Pender expects to call a shareholder meeting later this year to consider a […]

July 12, 2019

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Written by Maria Pacella

Why the next big tech name could come from the healthcare sector Important Information: Pender Technology Inflection Fund I Limited Partnership managed by PenderFund Capital Management Ltd. (“Pender”) holds an investment in Clarius Mobile Health, […]

April 25, 2019