Angel investing goes beyond simply providing funds to start-up ventures. It is an opportunity to give back to the community and shape the future economy. Unlike venture capitalists, angels are often actively involved in the start-ups they invest in. This difference is what makes angel investing the rewarding experience that it is.
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Consider joining a group if you are an accredited angel investor and are not already a member of one, or establish your own group and list it with Angel Investors Ontario for access to a greater investor community, support, and program funds.
If the idea of joining a community of professionals and industry leaders, investing in innovating start-ups, and providing mentorship to promising entrepreneurs interests you, click below to get started.
You’ve dreamed. You’ve toiled. You’ve brought your dream to life, and are ready to scale, but require capital and professional guidance from investors who are well-equipped to launch your business from the ground-up.
At Angel Investors Ontario, our mission is to grow Ontario’s angel investing ecosystem to build prosperity, create jobs and strengthen communities.
Angel Investors Ontario (“AIO”) convenes Ontario’s angel investors, who directly provide capital and volunteer mentorship to innovative start-ups province-wide. Ontario’s angels represent approximately 60% of Canadian organized angel investments into entrepreneurs, many of whom are leading the charge in the Canadian innovation economy. Organized angel groups are regarded as the most effective means to help entrepreneurs attract critical funding and experienced mentors. AIO fosters the success of Ontario’s angel groups by sharing information and educational tools to transfer the best practices across the angel-investing ecosystem. Ontario’s angel groups are drivers of economic development and job-creation.
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Through companies I have co-founded, I have received funds from or met with Southwestern Ontario Angel Group, Golden Triangle Angel Network, Niagara Angel Network, Angel One Investor Network, York Angel Investors, and Maple Leaf Angels.These groups have been a huge benefit to capitalizing innovation in Ontario. Please keep up the great work in supporting them.
Mark D. Kershey, Magnitude Partners Inc.
Angel Investors Ontario has not only been instrumental in the creation of Angel groups in Ontario, providing ongoing operational support, but has also led to the establishment of a provincial network of Angel groups that are critical for the ongoing success of the Southwestern Ontario Angel Group (SWOAG). We rely on the network for deal syndication, access to expertise, review of best practices, and the testing of innovative deal structures. Our submitting companies also recognize the strength of the network and the support it provides to them in simplifying the investment process.
Carmen S. Gicante, Board Chair, SWOAG