Georgian Angel Network (GAN) has been established to connect angel investors in the Barrie, South Georgian Bay, Orangeville and and Muskoka/Huntsville regions with entrepreneurs needing equity capital to commercialize their innovations.
GAN’s role is to serve as a catalyst for economic development, facilitating deal flow between accredited investors and high-quality investee opportunities as well as providing investor and investee education services.Continued...
A life-long resident of the Midland and North Simcoe region, Dave joined a family insurance business in the late 70’s after graduating from Laurier University. During his 40 year career Dave and his team have become one the area’s largest brokers and he also made a number of strategic purchases of other brokerage operations.
Dave has been a member of the Midland Rotary Club for over 30 years. Dave has been on many boards, including YMCA, Midland Golf & Country Club, Penetang Midland Basketball Association and Rotary to name a few. He and his wife Michelle where awarded the Individual Philanthropy award from the Huronia Community Foundation and also the Presidents Award from the Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce for their on-going help to their community and beyond!
Dave is a relative new comer to the Georgian Angel Network, having joined in the fall of 2017 and is invested in one opportunity. He continues to enjoy learning about new business entrepreneurs.
Discovery is Canada’s leading innovation-to-commercialization conference. Hosted by Ontario Centres of Excellence, Discovery brings together key players from industry, academia, government, the investment community as well as entrepreneurs and students to collaborate.
Garnering over 3,600 attendees and more than 540 exhibitors in 2017, Discovery is a showcase of leading-edge technologies, best practices and research from sectors such as health, manufacturing, digital media and cleantech. Renowned keynote speakers and panels ignite discussion, knowledge-sharing and new perspectives. Networking opportunities feature key influencers from government, academia, industry and leading sectors.