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SEC sues KIK over $100M ICO in potential crypto bellweather

Article written by: Kevin Dowd PitchbookTed Livingston@ted_livingstonAbout two years ago, during the early days of the bitcoin boom, a Canadian company called Kik launched an initial coin offering that went on to raise $100 million. Now, the SEC has filed a lawsuit accusing…
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Prevent Human Trafficking: Global Issue, calling Simcoe!

Did you know slavery still occurs in the 21st century? The modern face of slavery is human trafficking. As the second largest illicit business in the world (after drug trafficking), human trafficking yields an estimated $150 billion in illegal profits…
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An Uber Ride for Angel Investors

By: Amber Green, The Write ResultsAngel investors see the vision before it takes shape. They feel the passion, understand the dream, relish innovation and are inspired by bold, new technologies that seek to thrust a stagnant industry through a major…
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Ontario Power Generation, Access IO

 It’s our pleasure to invite you to join us on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at Access IO @ Ontario Power Generation. Hosted by Ontario Power Generation, and in partnership with Spark Angel Network, Spark Centre, Ontario Centres of Excellence, Angel Investors…
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Here are 7 Industries That Will Be Disrupted In The Next 10 Years

Article written by: Bernhard Schroeder If you seriously want to be an entrepreneur, quit trying to think of random ideas, and instead, focus on large markets of people and several industries that are ripe for disruption. It’s not an idea that…
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An Announcement from Luisella Foods Inc.!

Friday, March 15, 2019We are pleased to announce that effective March 13th we reached and closed the initial tranche of our Seed Round equity financing raise.Having exceeded our floor-level $250k minimum-to-close amount, all funds are now in the company coffers…
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Great news from a company whom recently pitched to the Georgian Angels; Cribcut!

Article written by: Isabelle Kirkwood, of Betakit.comHalifax-based Cribcut, an online platform that connects mobile hair stylists to clients, announced it has raised $1.06 million in equity funding to help finance its expansion across Canada and the United States. The company recently closed…
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FIRST CANADIAN SVB STARTUP SURVEY SAYS ENTREPRENEURS FIND FUNDRAISING CHALLENGING

Article written by Sera Wong.More than half of Canadian startups have a positive outlook for 2019, but most are still facing challenges with fundraising and accessing talent, according to a survey conducted by Silicon Valley Bank (SVB).Silicon Valley Bank’s Startup…
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EDC invests $1 million in Waterloo’s P & P Optica

Very exciting news for P&P Optica! We saw Olga and her team at one of our Monthly Meetings recently and could not be happier for her! Congratulations, Olga! –Article written by The Record.WATERLOO —Export Development Canada has invested $1 million in a…
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GAN Monthly Meeting 4:30 pm
GAN Monthly Meeting
Jun 20 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Georgian Angel Network Monthly Investor Meeting.Please note: Georgian now has a new parking system, Honk. I will be sending out a code closer to the meeting date that you will enter in a kiosk as you enter the building. This...
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Ontario Power Generation, Access IO 5:30 pm
Ontario Power Generation, Access IO
Jun 26 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
 It’s our pleasure to invite you to join us on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at Access IO @ Ontario Power Generation. Hosted by Ontario Power Generation, and in partnership with Spark Angel Network, Spark Centre, Ontario Centres of Excellence, Angel Investors...
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GAN Monthly Meeting
Jun 20 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Georgian Angel Network Monthly Investor Meeting.

Please note: Georgian now has a new parking system, Honk. I will be sending out a code closer to the meeting date that you will enter in a kiosk as you enter the building. This code can also be entered through the HonkMobile App, you will be required to create an account. Please have your license number. 

Live streaming using www.zoom.us is available. Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/4944492506
Or telephone: +1 647 558 0588 
Meeting ID: 494 449 2506 

We look forward to seeing you there!
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Ontario Power Generation, Access IO
Jun 26 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

 It’s our pleasure to invite you to join us on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at Access IO @ Ontario Power Generation.

 

Hosted by Ontario Power Generation, and in partnership with Spark Angel Network, Spark Centre, Ontario Centres of Excellence, Angel Investors Ontario and the National Angel Capital Organization, Access IO will be showcasing and presenting some of the best start-ups in the engineering and technology space. This is an invitation-only event extended to industry experts, members and guests of Angel groups, as well as key community stakeholders to network with high-potential early-stage companies. 

 

Access IO will be located at the Ontario Power Generation Darlington Energy Complex. There will be no cost to access this event, and free parking will be available on site. 

 

This fun, high-energy and high-impact event will provide:

  • Appetizer reception and dinner will be served 

  • Exclusive access to the Ontario Power Generation innovation team

  • Explore the Darlington Energy Complex

  • Learn about some of the newest technologies in the energy space and investment opportunities associated with them

  • Networking with industry experts, angel investors, elected officials and many more…

    Date:  Wednesday, June 26

    Time:  5:30pm to 9:30pm

    Location:  Darlington Energy Complex, 1855 Energy Drive Courtice, Ontario

     

    To register, please visit https://accessio.ca/ and use the invite GAN2019