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Sporting ‘Pinky Blinders’ cut

June 18, 2020

It’s a different take on the Okanagan College’s Haircuts for Healthcare challenge. Valhalla Angels Kelowna president Grant Lawrence and Okanagan College regional dean Phil Ashman are now sporting pink Peaky Blinders inspired haircuts. The fundraiser began back in mid-March and wrapped up on Monday where the pair got a pink version of the infamous Peaky …

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Start-Up TNT Investment Summit a Huge Success – Edmonton

February 22, 2020

Congratulations to all those companies that participated in the Startup TNT investment summit. A BIG thank you to all the investors and audience members for their support throughout the process. Last but not least a THANK YOU to Zach Storms for your tireless energy and Valhalla’s Ryan Heit for leading the group on their investment …

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Attracting capital for Alberta tech startups

December 17, 2019

Valhalla Co-founder Kristina Milke & long-standing Valhalla Angels member Derrick Hunter named to the Innovation Capital Working Group December 17, 2019 An Innovation Capital Working Group will develop options on how to attract new investment in Alberta’s early-stage technology companies. The new working group includes representatives from key areas of Alberta’s tech, business, academic and …

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Kelowna’s reputation for tech is attracting angel investors as well as entrepreneurs

November 20, 2019

Kelowna is regularly touted as one of the best places to start a new business in Canada. There are entrepreneurial courses at Okanagan College and UBCO. Accelerate Kelowna and the Innovation Centre focus on the tech sector and there is a plethora of new business starting in all sectors. Kelowna is the centre of a …

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BioAlberta Recognizes Alberta Innovators and Entrepreneurs at 2019 Awards Gala

September 24, 2019

What a beautiful evening celebrating BioAlberta’s 20th anniversary Gala. Congratulations to Metabolomic Technologies and Matt Coffey, CEO of one of Valhalla Angels early #PortfolioCompany Oncolytics Biotech. The evening included, a beautiful tribute to Dr. Richard Fedorak who was inducted posthoumous into Alberta Bioindustry Hall of Fame by @Bioalberta last night. The award was graciously accepted …

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News Release: Valhalla Private Capital Inc. and Health City partner to deliver learning opportunity for innovators and investors

September 13, 2019

Unique investor mentorship opportunity provides learning and tools for health and life sciences companies September 13, 2019 (EDMONTON, ALBERTA) – Valhalla Private Capital Inc. (“Valhalla”) and Health City are pleased to announce that they have entered a formal collaboration to provide opportunities for health and life sciences companies. Recognizing that generating investment capital is a crucial …

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These are the 20 must-attend events at Vancouver Startup Week 2019

September 11, 2019

Rumneek Johal|Sep 11 2019, 2:55 pm Budding entrepreneurs, new startups, recent graduates, and anyone looking to get involved in the startup community should look no further than Vancouver Startup Week in Vancouver. Starting September 13th, the 6th annual Vancouver Startup Week (VSW), will facilitate numerous opportunities for networking, hiring, collaborating, and learning about just about everything startup related — from scaling up …

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Perfecting your business pitch

August 26, 2019

Grant Lawrence, Valhalla Angels Chapter President, sharing his passion for helping founders improve their pitch. Some great Q&A with founders. Are you a founder preparing to pitch for capital? Then give a read here. Written by Anita Sthankiya – for Okanagan Edge READ MORE >>

Aspiring entrepreneurs learn to pitch business ideas in Kelowna

August 26, 2019

The Valhalla Angels’ Team is passionate about helping founders practice their investor pitch. Recently at the Okanagan coLab, Valhalla Angels’ Chapter President, Grant Lawrence participated in the local Hot Seat event. Founders practiced their pitch and a panel of judges provided feedback. What are so key components to focus on? Give a listen to the …

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Dr. Craig Milne Named To Innovotech Board

July 19, 2019

Valhalla Angels congratulates, Dr. Craig Milne on his appointment to the Board of Innovotech. Craig is an active angel investor and long-standing member of the Edmonton chapter.  In addition, he is a serial entrepreneur, mentor and overall supporter of the startup ecosystem.  So, join us in congratulating Craig.   READ MORE: Innovotech Reports on Changes to …

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