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FedDev Ontario Supports Angel Investor Network in Downtown Toronto and Southern Ontario

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – May 3, 2016) – Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) Today, Adam Vaughan, Member of Parliament for Spadina−Fort York, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario, announced funding of up to $300,000 in Brightspark Investors Club

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Federal tax credit sparks renewed interest in labour-sponsored venture funds

Article from Globe and Mail. By Brenda Bouw. Published Thursday, Apr. 28, 2016 The Liberal government’s decision to reinstate a controversial tax credit for labour-sponsored venture-capital corporations has sparked renewed interest in their funds aimed at promoting the growth of Canadian startups. Still, skepticism remains. Critics argue many of the labour-sponsored funds have been ineffective and

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Angel Investors Share Secrets of Securing Funds

Article from the Mississauga News. Apr 22, 2016. By Joanne Lovering Would-be entrepreneurs recently learned that there are several funding sources on standby waiting to help them take their placemat ideas and launch them in into marketplace products. At the Funding Your Startup seminar held in April at Mississauga’s RIC Centre, creative minds heard representatives from

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Now You Can Also Become An Angel Investor

Article by Abhijeet Bhandari April 21, 2016. In last five years, eight companies from India have crossed billion-dollar valuation mark. This number is expected to grow significantly in next five years. A lakh worth of shares of OLA five years ago would have been worth more than INR 30 crores now. I am sure you

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Is Change In The Wind For Women Entrepreneurs Raising Capital?

Article by Geri Stengel , Contributor, Forbes.com Posted April 13, 2016. Sometimes, it seems as if as much as things change for women entrepreneurs, they are standing still. That paradox couldn’t be more true than when discussing high-growth women entrepreneurs and their ability to raise capital. That is the #1 challenge women face when starting

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