Startup Canada Awards: Investor of the Year – Prairies

    The regional winners of the inaugural Startup Canada Awards have been announced! Congratulations to our CEO, Randy Thompson, on being named the Investor of the Year for the Prairies region! “It is a tremendous honour to be recognized by the startup community in Canada,” says Randy. The full list of regional winners are …

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Startup Canada Awards: Investor of the Year – Canada

Investor Of The Year The Investor of the Year Award is given to a Canadian investor who has demonstrated the greatest impact in advancing the success of entrepreneurs, startups, startup communities and entrepreneurial activities locally, regionally and / or nationally through a blend of monetary investment and mentorship. In 2014, Randy Thompson was awarded the …

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Learning Opportunity: Winning Innovation Grants

For all startups and technology companies who are thinking of applying for grants, we wanted to share this great event we heard about Winning Grants in 2014! Learn More About Winning Innovation Vouchers, put on by Strategic Timelines. Are you running a technology driven company that is developing an innovative product and planning ahead for commercialization? …

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TEC Edmonton and VA Angels Edmonton Chapter to merge

EDMONTON: Feb. 4, 2014 Two of Canada’s largest angel investor networks, TEC Edmonton and VA Angels Edmonton Chapter, are merging to become TEC Venture Angels. TEC Venture Angels will build a bigger investor network, offer investment services and streamline connections between Northern Alberta angel investors and regionally-based early stage tech companies. A more sophisticated entrepreneur …

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VA Angels CEO speaking at Access to Capital event on February 11th, 2014

Randy Thompson, VA Angels’ CEO & Founder, will be speaking at the Access to Capital event hosted by Decentralised Energy Canada on February 11th, 2014. Randy will be on the panel discussion ‘Challenging the Status Quo to Raise Capital’. VA Angels is also a sponsor of the event. 

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VA Angels CEO Randy Thompson nominated for Angel of the Year

Every year TechVibes, Canada’s leading technology news site, puts on The Canadian Startup Awards. For the second year in a row, VA Angels CEO & Founder Randy Thompson has been named a finalist in the category of ‘Angel of the Year 2013’. VA Angels would like to say Thank You to TechVibes and the voters …

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