Angel investments on the rise in Canada

Article published in the The Globe and Mail Metro (Ontario Edition) written by Sean Silcoff. 13 Jul 2016 Canadian startups are benefiting from a buoyant market for early-stage investors, but those that get bigger and more successful encounter a serious shortage when seeking larger growth capital venture investments, according to two reports from Canadian early-stage financing

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The Smartest Startups Invest in their Sales Team Early and Often

Article from by Murad Hemmadi  Published June 20, 2016 In the early days, many high-tech startups are focused on the product more than on selling it. Here’s why they should rethink that balance. Vidyard’s office in Kitchener, Ontario. (Anthony Reinhard/Vidyard/Communitech) When Michael Litt’s company was first starting out, he spent a lot of time on

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Why Businesses Need a Seed Stage Angel Investments Model Now

Article from Published May 19, 2016 by Scott Shane In VC & Angel Capital The classic model in angel investing goes something like this: You look at a large number of potential companies and winnow them down to a handful of the best companies and invest a relatively large amount in each of them.

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Can a rise in female angel investors help close the funding gap?

Article from Management Today By Rebecca Smith. Published Thursday, 19 May 2016 As more women try on their angel investor wings, the impact on the diversity of firms securing funding could be significant. Research last month from the Women’s Business Council and Deloitte found the proportion of women starting their own firms fell in 2014,

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Top 3 Reasons Angel Investors Will Fund Your Company

Article from Business News Daily Contributor By Sammi Caramela, Published May 17, 2016 If you’re looking for an angel investor to fund your business, you may want to consider exactly what the investor is looking for to improve your chances of success. Angel investors are individuals who invest in early stage or startup companies in

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