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STARTUP CANADA AWARDS ANNOUNCES 2019 NATIONAL WINNERS

October 25, 2019

Startup Canada hosted the sixth annual national Startup Canada Awards at MaRS Discovery District in Toronto. Congratulations to all the nominees and winners! “The positive disruptive spirit and diversity of Canada’s entrepreneurial community have become the backbone of our economy and a key contributor to the nation’s prosperity,” said Victoria Lennox, CEO of Startup Canada. “We are honoured …

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2019 Alberta Budget Commentary – RSM Canada

October 25, 2019

Thank you to our Sponsor RSM for sharing this overview of the recent tax changes in Alberta resulting from the new budget. Oct. 24, 2019, Alberta’s President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, Travis Toews, delivered the province’s 2019 Budget. The budget preamble states the government’s commitment to job creation, the delivery of public …

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Congratulations to 2019 Start Alberta Tech Awards Recipients

October 25, 2019

2019 Start Alberta Tech Awards Winners The 2nd annual Start Alberta Tech Awards was held in Edmonton during Startup week.  The event gave us the opportunity to recognize both individuals and organizations for their contributions to Alberta’s innovation ecosystem and those making a significant impact on the province’s tech sector. We wish to congratulate all the nominees …

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Startup Week Edmonton: Ask Me Anything

October 24, 2019

ICYMI: Ask Me Anything With our Panel of Alberta-based investors. The key driver behind the panel was to set the record straight based on results presented in the YEG Innovation Compass Report which stated that 58% of respondents felt the #1 area that required action in our ecosystem was for private investors to move off …

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Give it all you have. Luke Krueger Co-Founder of Valhalla Private Capital Shares on the Positive Phil Show

September 25, 2019

Positive Phil spends his time interviewing super incredible people who are altering the world, just to share their amazing journey with you. A bit of #kindness & ambition goes a very long way @askpositivephil In Positive Phil’s most recent podcast, he talks with Valhalla’s Luke Krueger. Give a listen!

Valhalla Angels At Vancouver Startup Week

September 24, 2019

The Valhalla Team along with several Valhalla Angel sponsors & members hosted and participated in a variety of sessions throughout the week.  Top Left – Valhalla’s Kristina Milke addresses a full house at the Angel 101 session.  Top Right – Thank you to Valhalla Angels member, Sheetal Walsh, Kristina Milke, Yasmine Roulleau & Judy Bishop, for sharing …

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Combining Passion For Cars & Raising Money For Children’s Charities

August 3, 2019

Valhalla Angels member, Glenn Y, combined his passion for cars and raising money for children at the Okanagan Dream Rally in Kelowna. “What a fantastic day! My Co-pilot was a car freak and loved the drive. It was a great event for all those involved. I look forward to attending the event again next year …

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Team Bonding and Planning for Next Year

August 2, 2019

The Valhalla Angels team had a great session in Sylvan Lake at the end of July, bringing the team together in person to plan for the coming year. We are excited about the opportunities we have for the balance of 2019 and into 2020. We look forward to meeting new people in the startup community, …

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Scootering in YYC

July 26, 2019

Valhalla’s Randy Thompson and Rod Brown took the new Bird Scooters for a test drive.  Happy to report no injuries were incurred. Apparently emergency room visits are up due to scooter injuries…if you try one out, scooter with care.

Kelowna Members Celebrate Summer

July 17, 2019

Valhalla Angels Kelowna members celebrated summer in the Okanagan. Thank to everyone who attended. We even had a few Alberta faces in the crowd.  Can you spot them?  Thank you to Sue & Grant Lawrence for their hospitality and sharing their home. It was a great evening in a perfect setting. Did you spot Danny …

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