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XV Magazine
XV Magazine

15-Year Anniversary Special Publication The Definitive Guide to Angel Investing in Ontario is Out Now. About the Publication XV is an exciting new magazine launching just in time to celebrate AIO's milestone 15th anniversary. With 100 pages of unique content...

 Angel Investing Videos
 Angel Investing Videos

Describing Ontario's Entrepreneurial Culture.  Ontario’s entrepreneurial culture is active, dynamic, and provides a multitude of resources to entrepreneurs, according to Angel investor Julie McDowell, making the province one of the best places in the world to found a...

Programming For Women Angels
Programming For Women Angels

COMING SOON   We are excited to launch a fresh new look at the current state of women in angel investing. Launching this March, 2022, this study was done in collaboration with Danielle Graham, Managing Partner of Phoenix Fire. A considerable amount of funds has...

All About PitchScore
All About PitchScore

PitchScore is a platform built to accelerate early-stage investment by helping founders to articulate their business, improve their pitch and find investment. Get to your investment faster with Pitch Science  The angel groups in AIO’s ecosystem make use of this tool...

Start an Angel Group
Start an Angel Group

By starting an Angel group, you will strengthen the Angel investing ecosystem, make a positive impact on the community and, in turn, enhance the economy. Angel groups can be any size, from 4 to over 100 members.Steps Towards Starting an Angel Group...

Co-Investments and Grants
Co-Investments and Grants

Co-Investment & Grants The onus may be on Angel investors to identify promising start-ups, but governments and industry organizations do recognize that fostering the Angel community serves to contribute to an increase in prosperity. For this reason, a number of...

Industry Partners and Ecosystem Participants
Industry Partners and Ecosystem Participants

The National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) is the Canadian industry association for Angel investors, groups, networks, funds and others with an active interest in building competitive seed and early-stage Canadian companies. These investors, who together make up...

Discover the Benefits – Investors
Discover the Benefits – Investors

  Angel investors who fund start-ups hold a unique position. In pursuit of higher returns, Angels subsequently fuel entrepreneurial spirit and propel society forward. It’s a cyclical wonder.The Merits of Angel Investing Give back to the community Access qualified...

Learn the Risks
Learn the Risks

Financial Risks The statistics seem to be against Angel investing. Out of every ten (10) deals, only one or two may result in positive ROIs. Furthermore, breaking even and returning a profit might take several years. Mitigation Tactic: Diversify your portfolio by...

Learn More about Becoming an Angel Investor
Learn More about Becoming an Angel Investor

Angel Investors: Angel investors are typically formally educated, high-net-worth individuals, who invest personal funds at arm’s length in businesses owned and operated by unrelated individuals. Personal funds are invested on a long-term basis in exchange for...

Ontario’s Innovation Ecosystem
Ontario’s Innovation Ecosystem

Public Enterprise Support Communitech (RIC) - Kitchener-Waterloo Green Centre Canada - Kingston HalTech Innovation Centre - Halton Region Innovation Factory (RIC) - Hamilton Innovation Guelph (RIC) - Guelph Innovation Initiatives Ontario North - North Bay Innovate...

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Other Resources

Age of the Angel 2.1

Purchase Angel Investors Ontario’s best practice guide, Age of the Angel 2.1. The latest version of our guide contains best practices and examples on Angel investing.

Raising Angel Capital: A Guide for Scientists

This guide, tailored specifically to Canadian scientists, provides a step-by-step process for scientists looking to secure funding specifically from Angel investors.

Examination of the Impact of Ontario’s Angel Network

The Center for Venture Research was engaged by Angel Investors Ontario to provide an external review of the Angel Network Program and the Investing in Business Innovation program.

Best Practices for Creating an Angel Investors Group: An Operational Guide to Starting and Scaling

Developed by the Golden Triangle Angel Network, this 82-page handbook acts as a comprehensive guide to the ins-and-outs of starting an Angel group and as a navigator for the decision-making process at various stages, and shares examples of how Ontario Angel networks have worked through challenges.

If you would like to receive a copy of this handbook, please contact  info@angelinvestorsontario.ca.

Angel Capital Association

The Angel Capital Association is the industry association for Angel Investors in the United States, with a membership of over 200 Angel groups and more than 12,000 individual accredited investors.

Angel Resource Institute

The Angel Resource Institute actively creates and acquires research, templates, investment experiences, and best practices for posting and use by Angels, entrepreneurs, researchers, and the start-up support community.

MaRS Discovery District

MaRS, Toronto’s Regional Innovation Centre, provides a library that contains templates, articles, reports, workbooks, reference guides and videos covering topics such as funding, governance, term sheets.

NACO Resources & Events

Members of the National Angel Capital Organization (NACO), Canada’s industry association for Angel investors and groups, enjoy access to national events & training.

Series Seed

Series Seed provides a standardized set of documents that can be quickly and easily deployed for a seed investment: to help get a company financed properly, legally, quickly and intelligently.

The World Bank

The World Bank provides a “how to” guide on creating Angel Groups and the need for Angel investing.

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