Angel Investors and Entrepreneurs meet at the Winter Summit

3-day investing event highlights pitches, deal flow, expert speakers

BARRIE, ON (January 17, 2022)–Angel investors will convene virtually this week with business founders and ecosystem experts for learning, networking and dealmaking.  The Angel Investing Winter Summit runs online from Wednesday, January 19 through Friday, January 21, 2022, and is presented by the Georgian Angel Network (GAN), Niagara Angel Network and Angel Investors of Ontario. 

In its fourth year, the Angel Investing Winter Summit brings together experienced and new investors, start-up and scaling entrepreneurs, investing and business ecosystem experts to explore the powerful economic development opportunities that angel investment creates. 

“Angel investment is transformational for entrepreneurs looking to commercialize their innovations,” says Michael Badham, Managing Director, Georgian Angel Network. “Our Angel Investing Winter Summit provides an opportunity to learn about angel investing from experts. We’ll explore business trends and innovative ideas that will shape our collective futures.”

The Angel Investing Winter Summit features angel investing subject matter experts from across the country, including Vancouver-based Peiter Dorsman, President and CEO, Redpeaks Management Inc.. Participants will also have the opportunity to network with leaders in the angel investing ecosystem, watch business founders pitch their ideas to investors. 

Registration is available through the GAN website:

“One highlight will be hearing directly from company founders about the impact angel investment has had on growing their businesses,” added Badham. “We encourage anyone interested in learning more about angel investing and the investment ecosystem from knowledgeable experts from across the country to join us.” 


The Angel Investing Winter Summit DAY 1: Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Angel Investing A to Z with Pieter Dorsman – 12 – 3:30 p.m. (Online Workshop) This 3-hour interactive on-line workshop will cover topics such as: Introduction to Early Stage Investing, Deal Evaluation and Due Diligence, Exits and Returns, What Should an Angel Portfolio Look Like, How to Evaluate Deals, and much more.

DAY 2: Thursday, January 20, 2022

The Future of Angel Investing 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Summit Streams – 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Investment Updates Big Ideas Ecosystem Updates

Plenary Session – 1:00 -1:30 p.m.  Royal Bank of Canada’s Dominic Hardy presents RBC Economic Update 

Investor Meeting – 4:30 – 6:40 p.m Two investment opportunities presenting

DAY 3: Friday, January 21, 2022 Outdoor Ski Day at Alpine Ski Club at Blue Mountain – 11 a.m. on  One-to-One Chairlift Meetings and Networking (In-Person – COVID-19 safety compliant)


ABOUT GEORGIAN ANGEL NETWORK Georgian Angel Network (GAN) is a not-for-profit organization that connects investors in the Barrie, South Georgian Bay, Orangeville, and Muskoka regions with entrepreneurs needing equity capital to commercialize their innovations. GAN serves as a catalyst for economic development, facilitating deal flow between accredited investors and high-quality opportunities as well as providing investor and founder education. Since 2011 members of GAN have invested over $20 million in 75 portfolio companies, through initial financings as well as follow-on financings. GAN is supported by the Government of Canada through funding from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario and various corporate sponsors. 

SOCIAL MEDIA Twitter: @Georgianangels, LinkedIN: Georgian Angel Network

Media Contact:  Michael Badham, Managing Director Georgian Angel Network 416 407 4324