Capital Angel Network
Capital Angel Network (CAN) is an Ottawa-based not-for-profit organization of accredited Angel investors. Since 2009, members have stimulated growth and investment in the National Capital area by facilitating funding of over $35 million into 60+ companies through direct investments, follow-on investments and syndication with other Angel groups in Canada and the United States. CAN provides members with opportunities to increase their exposure to quality pre-screened companies seeking capital, to expand their network, and to mentor early-stage companies.
Nolan Beanlands Executive Director
Nolan joined the Capital Angel Network (CAN) in 2017. Prior to, he worked as Program Manager for the University of Ottawa based accelerator Startup Garage program. He is also currently the Co-Director of the Founder Institute in Ottawa. Through both Startup Garage & Founder Institute, Nolan has worked with dozens of startups helping them grow from early ideation all the way to product sales & investment. Nolan’s energy and outgoing personality help him push entrepreneurs to take risks and get out of their comfort zones. Now, with CAN, he is excited to continue supporting the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the National Capital Region.