VA Angels Forum

  • September 24, 2015
    12:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Industries: Start-ups

Details

 

The VA Angels will be holding an event in the D.A. Thompson Boardroom on Thursday, September 24 at 5:30 p.m. The event will be attended by angel investors, as well as start-up and emerging companies looking for capital. TDS Lawyer Jeff Pniowsky will be giving a presentation on tax disputes with the CRA. 

About VA Angel Events

The average presenter has been in business for at least two years, has a proven product with a core set of customers. Their companies are scalable, have a clear, unique selling point and present something tangible. Start-ups come in all shapes and sizes, solving problems in every industry. What they look for are investible and credible start-ups that will produce a return on investment.

VA Angel Statistics

• 22 VA Angel deals were funded to the tune of $2,883,250;

• Winnipeg did 6 deals and according to NACO helped pushed VA Angels into Canada’s top spot;

• 3 VA investments exited: Acheson, Mobile Data Tech, and Optimum Communications Systems;

• 162 requests were received to present for investment;

• 62 different companies presented at a VA forum, up from 46 in 2013;

• 110 companies attended a VA Bootcamp in Brandon, Calgary, Edmonton, Prince George, Puerto Rico or Winnipeg;

• 127 VA investor members were represented across 5 chapters:

  • Calgary: 38, Edmonton: 47, Kelowna: 19, Phoenix: 11, Winnipeg: 12;

• VA Angels reached its 100 deals funded milestone.

Location

Date / Time:
September 24, 2015 12:30 pm to September 24, 2015 5:30 pm

Venue:

Address:
201 Portage Avenue, Suite 2200, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada