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Is Angel Investing For Me?

January 26, 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 them? Then you should …

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Discover Why Edmonton, Alberta Is One Of Canada’s Hottest Destinations

January 10, 2020

Greart article from Sandra MacGregor in Forbes on Edmonton Some insight into one of Valhalla Angels Chapter Cities Something exciting has been happening in the Western Canadian city of Edmonton over the last few years. Previously, in the belief that the city’s cultural, scenic and foodie attractions weren’t quite up to snuff, Alberta’s capital city …

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How to become an angel investor in Edmonton

January 3, 2020

Thank you Michelle Ferguson of Innovate Edmonton for this great article A new initiative is encouraging first-time angel investors to get involved in the technology sector. The Start-Up TNT Investment Summit brings together 20 to 30 investors, each investing $5,000 into a holding company that will fund one local early-stage company. Organized by Zack Storms, …

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Ask An Angel – What is your investment criteria?

December 17, 2019

Our team is frequently asked “What do you look for in a company?” OR “How come you didn’t investment in my company?”  Each angel investor is unique in how or what they invest in based on their investment thesis, their areas of interest, their preferred deal structure and other variables We thought we would ask …

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VPCBlog || Money Follows Good Deals

December 16, 2019

 “Money follows good deals” although it sounds simplistic it truly summarizes which companies get funded. Recently, Edmonton’s G2V Optics raised $1.875 million from Alberta-based angel investors. G2V’s financing was led by a group of angel investors via Radar Endeavour Group including Valhalla Angels members and joined by Accelerate II Fund (managed by Yaletown Partners with the support of …

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Who Can Be An Angel Investor?

December 10, 2019

Simply stated you can become an angel investor if you are an accredited individual.   An accredited individual has: An annual income exceeding $200,000 or $300,000 joint income for the last two years with expectations of earning the same or higher income in the current year OR A net worth exceeding $1 million either individually or jointly …

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The VPC Blog: Where Did Angel Investing Originate?

December 2, 2019

If you are like me you, you are curious about how things originated or made. Do you find yourself asking questions like – How did they do that? Where did it all begin? If you like me asked the question – Where did angel investing begin? when you first heard the term, please keep reading. …

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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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Congratulations to Startup Calgary On A Successful Innovation Week

November 20, 2019

Valhalla Private Capital was pleased to sponsor Innovation Week in Calgary A Summary by the Numbers: 10th year anniversary 1,200 attendees, a record crowd 20 company booths in Demo Alley 18 companies in Startup Job Showcase Congratulations to the Award Winners: FluroTech, People’s Choice Award Helm, The Alumni’s Choice Award Mikata Health, A100 One to …

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The VPC Blog: RST’s Thoughts On Our Journey To Our ASEAN Fund’s First Investment

November 19, 2019

Excuse the pop-culture “A-Team” allusion, but I love it when a plan comes together. The Valhalla Private Capital ASEAN Capital Fund has made first close of our CAD $25-million fund, and we have completed our first investment in a thriving, hyper-growth enterprise in Vietnam. Probably most exciting for me (and my Valhalla partners) was the …

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