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VA Angels Announces Gender Diversity Initiative

VA Angels is pleased to announce a new initiative to increase the number of women angel investors and women entrepreneurs served by the group. “VA Angels is a place where female entrepreneurs can expect to be taken seriously and funded accordingly,” says Randy Thompson, CEO of VA Angels. “We are working hard to ensure that …


Angel funding hits 100

By the end of the week, a group of Kelowna “angel investors” will have invested in 100 Canadian companies. Randy Thomson, founder of VA Angels, and Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran will make the announcement at a press conference Friday. The group has been injecting capital into start-up companies since 2002. “We are excited to officially …


Angel Investor graces Prince George for seminar

An angel investor is flapping his business wings in Prince George this weekend. Randy Thompson is CEO of VA Angels and he is Start Up Canada’s Prairie Angel of the Year. He arrived on Friday for a seminar on how to grow a business through sales and methods of expanding a business sustainably. Today he …


Phoenix welcomes Canadian investment firm to the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation

City officials held a press conference Tuesday morning to welcome the VA Angels, a Canadian angel investment firm, to its new location in Phoenix. The Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation at Gateway Community College will house the VA Angels, said Jeff Saville, executive director of CEI. Saville said the firm will hold its monthly meetings at …


Edmonton Startup Receives Second Round of Funding from VA Angels (Innovative Trauma Care)

By TechVibes Newsdesk, November 22, 2013, VA Angels announces that it has invested in Innovative Trauma Care’s second round of financing, bringing its total investment in the company to $1.1 million. Click here to read the TechVibes article.