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Working hard to help women spread their angel investment wings

Today is International Women’s Day and so it is appropriate we share an article about female Angel investors. By Jackie Waring from The Herald, Scotland. Link to article A two-day celebration of female entrepreneurship begins this morning at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh when Investing Women stages its inaugural Ambition & Growth Conference. As Scotland’s only

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‘Doctorpreneurs’ — the latest trend in funding for healthcare startups

One of the value propositions of an Angel group is having ‘experts’ in the room. If one of the Angels knows the industry of the product or service from companies looking for investment, it makes the idea of investing much more attractive. Other members can rely on expertise from people in the room to provide

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Zepeel Receives OCE Smart Start Funding

Zepeel Receives OCE Smart Start Funding Article from techalliance of Southwest Ontario. Written by Brad Ausrotas One of the very unique ventures happening in London right now is Zepeel, a completely mobile video dating app. Zepeel is being developed right here in London by rtraction Canada Inc. And the venture has just achieved a huge

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Venture capital climbs to 10-year high as technology booms

Canadian venture capital investing hit a 10-year high in 2015, driven mainly by a booming technology scene. According to new figures from the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, funding for entrepreneurs comprised 536 deals for a total of $2.25-billion in 2015. That’s the best result for Canadian startups since before the 2008 financial

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Toronto’s tech startup scene in a ‘blossom state’

As the Spark Angel Network grows and helps more startups who need private equity investment, we are proud to be part of the Toronto tech movement. This is an interesting article that talks about the growth happening in Toronto and the GTA, written by Shane Dingman, Technology Reporter from Toronto’s The Globe and Mail Published

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