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What are the benefits of joining an angel group?

June 19, 2020

More specifically what are the benefits of joining Valhalla Angels? We are committed to providing you with a valuable experience in an honest, transparent, respectful, and mutually beneficial environment. Member Benefits include: Quality deal flow: Most investment groups often carry out the early­stage investing process with very little attention to important formalities. In contrast, Valhalla Angels has …

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Is Angel Investing For Me?

June 15, 2020

Are you willing to take investment risk?    Are you a patient investor as it may take 5-8 years to return a profit? Do you have time to spend performing due diligence on the company? Can you lose your investment without impacting your lifestyle? Are you an accredited investor?  Did you answer yes most of …

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Big bets, safe bets or own the horse?

June 1, 2020

We were pleased to welcome two of Valhalla’s favorite deal junkies, Ziad Moukheiber CEO Boston Harbor Angels and Randy Thompson CEO Valhalla Private Capital.  Valhalla Angels’ members enjoyed an entertaining discussion on whether big bets, safe bets or owning the horse is their investment of choice? So many stories and nuggets of insight to capture …

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Cautious optimism and new deals ahead for Angel Investors

May 26, 2020

Angel investment is a key milestone for many startup entrepreneurs — that important moment when they can boost their company’s prospects with external validation, funding, and mentoring.  But like every aspect of modern business, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted angel investors, leaving many early-stage entrepreneurs wondering if there will still be that financial lifeline available to their emerging company?  …

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Partnerships and Collaborations

May 26, 2020

Join Valhalla’s Grant Lawrence as he discusses partnership, collaborations and investing in today’s environment with Jill Earthy and Mike Winerfield. Canada’s Podcast Hosted by Angie Barnard  A 3-person small-group podcast on the future of financing for businesses focusing on ‘partnerships’ and ‘collaborations’ vs traditional ‘loan’ lending. With special guests: Jill Earthy, CEO Women’s Enterprise Centre Jill …

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4iiii Innovations Announces Cervélo Co-Founder, Phil White, As Acting President

May 21, 2020

4iiii Innovations Inc., the Canadian-based maker of cycling power meters, heart rate monitors and cycling trainers, welcomed Phil White as its acting president. White was the Co-Founder of Cervélo Cycles. Upon the sale of Cervélo Cycles to Pon Holdings, White assumed the role of chief innovation officer at Pon. Bike until 2017. Most recently, White …

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Is Angel Investing For Me?

May 20, 2020

In today’s economy individuals are evaluating where they what to invest their money and how to diversify. Have you wondered if Angel Investing is for you? Are you willing to take investment risk?    Are you a patient investor as it may take 5-8 years to return a profit? Do you have time to spend …

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Are Investors Still Writing Cheques?

April 29, 2020

Are investors still writing cheques? The answer is YES.  Valhalla Angels held a member only conversation yesterday (April 28) on the subject of “What makes you want to write a cheque in this environment?”  Investors are looking for: Good Deals Companies that are steady as she goes Companies that are resilient A quick impromptu poll …

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Grant Lawrence on Vancouver Podcast with Angela Barnard

March 25, 2020

“Canada’s Podcast interviews entrepreneurs and business leaders in Canada to keep them informed on what’s going on throughout the country and globally, enabling everyone to connect and network with all our guests. Each episode interviews a unique Canadian entrepreneur from each city and provides both a national and international platform for them to discuss their business and journey. Grant and Angela …

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Celebrating Women in the Private Capital Ecosystem

March 8, 2020

March is Women’s History Month and we wanted to take this opportunity to celebrate all women and the achievements of several women in the private capital ecosystem. Did You Know: The celebration of International Women’s Day has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering held in 1911 supported by over a …

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