News

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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Forget About The Health of Your Portfolios For A Minute

Although #BellLetsTalk day is behind us, we do not want to forget about the importance of maintaining our mental health and being aware of those around us. For us, this includes our investee companies, both past and present. It can…
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Save the date: GAN WINTER SUMMIT, JANUARY 16th – 17th, 2020

For those of you who were not able to join our first ever GAN Winter Summit – we have good news! We have already announced our 2020 dates, mark your calendars for January 16th & 17th, 2020. The location will…
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FreePoint Doubles Down on Industrial IoT Growth In Manufacturing

We are so excited to share some very exciting news for a company very familiar to Georgian Angel Network; FreePoint.  LONDON, Ont., Jan. 9, 2019—FreePoint Technologies, an award-winning provider of software for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to manufacturers worldwide,…
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Discovery: Ontario Centre of Excellence, May 13th – 14th

We are excited to attend another amazing event by the Ontario Centre of Excellence; Discovery! Will we see you there?Discovery is Canada’s leading innovation-to-commercialization conference. Hosted by Ontario Centres of Excellence, Discovery brings together key players from industry, academia, government,…
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Events

May
1
Wed
2019
Private GAN Members Dinner
May 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
We are excited to be hosting a private dinner for active GAN members to talk about Angel Investing! If you are an active GAN member who has made an investment in the past 12 months – please join us!
May
13
Mon
2019
Discovery: Ontario Centres of Excellence
May 13 – May 14 all-day
Discovery: Ontario Centres of Excellence @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre

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 550 exhibitors in 2018, 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.

May
31
Fri
2019
GAN & EDCNS Monthly Meeting
May 31 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Georgian Angel Network Monthly Investor Meeting in partnership with EDCNS!

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!
Jun
20
Thu
2019
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!