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...
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...
In honour of International Women's Day, Angel Investors Ontario along with The Firehood, and The DMZ are bringing together the women's entrepreneurial community to highlight women-led start-ups and give them an opportunity to secure investment to help grow their...
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...
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-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...
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...
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 deal...
Financial Risks Mitigation Tactic: Diversify your portfolio by spreading investments among a number of ventures and industries. Delving deeper into the statistics, the positive ROI obtained from one to two businesses out of ten (10) tend to exceed the negative ROI...
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...
Regional Innovation Centres (RICS) TechPlace which is part of the HalTech Innovation CentreOntario's innovation ecosystem has a number of different vehicles to support entrepreneurship and the development of unique Intellectual Property (IP) which will help create...
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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.
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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 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.