Events Across Western Canada for Entrepreneurs & Investors

BENEATH THE PITCH: INTRO TO PRIVATE INVESTING Entrepreneurs: It’s more than pitching your business to an investor. Investors: It’s more than writing a cheque to an entrepreneur. Whether you are an entrepreneur or investor, these events are the place for you to learn, network and dive deeper into the world of private investing.   Investors – why attend? …

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eThor to Partner with MasterCard on Loyalty Platform

eThor, the world leader in point-of-sale (POS) integration, has announced a partnership with MasterCard, as the global payments giant launches a new technical program to support loyalty initiatives across all channels. Consumers and merchants alike have been looking for ways to make the payment and loyalty program elements of shopping more convenient and seamless. While …

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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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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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