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ANGEL INVESTORS ONTARIO RELEASES ITS '10TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY' ANNUAL REPORT

September 28, 2017

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Bruce Croxon

Closing its $95 million fund, Round 13’s Bruce Croxon says it’s the perfect time to invest in Canada

August 15, 2017 / Source: betakit.com

The fund, led by Croxon and tech investor John Eckert, is dedicated to supporting companies that are focused on scaling sales and marketing operations.

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The Angel Investor's Dilemma

August 10, 2017 / Source: ForbesCommunityVoice

Building their portfolio company by company, the angel invests each time with the belief that the company in question might well succeed.

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Canada’s Bold Move to Attract Highly Skilled Talent Paying Off

August 9, 2017 / Source: theepochtimes.com

Toronto emerges as a natural destination for entrepreneurs.

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Huda Idrees

How do you build a more diverse tech company? It starts at the top

August 8, 2017 / Source: CBC News

In an industry where women and people of colour are often underrepresented, a company's first hires typically reflect its founding team — so mostly white, and mostly male.

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These Canadian, women-run startups aim to seriously improve women's self-care

August 4, 2017 / Source: CBC Wellness

There are some pretty incredible companies in this country who are aiming to change the face of women's healthcare. And, it just so happens they're run by women, too! From tampon delivery services to at-home HPV testing, here are a few of the startups poised to make a huge impact in Canadian women's lives over the next few years.

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Startup Visa pilot program will become permanent

Canadian gov’t announces that Startup Visa pilot program will become permanent

July 28, 2017 / Source: betakit.com

The Canadian government announced that the Startup Visa program would now become a core part of the country’s immigration policy starting in 2018.

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Communitech launches bootstrap program to help startups gain early adopters, validate products

July 26, 2017 / Source: betakit.com

Waterloo’s Communitech innovation hub has launched Communitech Bootstrap, a new program that aims to help startups validate their products and find early-adopters.

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1,000 Women Angels by 2020

Highline BETA acquires Female Funders with goal to support 1,000 women angels by 2020

July 12, 2017 / Source: betakit.com

Highline BETA has acquired Female Funders, an education platform dedicated to helping women pursue angel investing.

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Canada's play for immigrant tech talent

Canada's play for immigrant tech talent

July 5, 2017 / Source: axios.com

When it comes to high-skilled immigration, the U.S.'s loss could be Canada's gain. Canada recently launched a Global Skills Strategy visa program to make it easier for its companies to bring in foreign workers with specific technology or business skills. The program allows firms to have a position pre-approved and get visas within two weeks — a stark contrast to the months-long U.S. visa process.

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