Niagara Angel Network
Niagara Angel Network (NAN) is a member-based, not-for-profit corporation for accredited investors who mainly live or work in Niagara, and other Southern Ontario communities. NAN provides its members with opportunities to increase their exposure to high quality, investment ready companies seeking capital. Meeting over monthly dinners at the St. Catharines Club, NAN members are pitched proposals from some of Ontario’s best entrepreneurs. With almost $11 million invested into 23 companies, NAN is committed to syndicating with other Angel groups, as well as sourcing the best deals, regardless of industry sector or geographic parameters.
Terry Kadwell Executive Director
As one of the original builders of Niagara Angel Network (NAN), Terry has presided over the growth of the Angel investor group focusing on deal execution and member attraction. In his role as Executive Director, Terry brings a wealth experience in government-business relations to help expand NAN, a group of 51 accredited investors throughout Southern Ontario. Previously, Terry served eight years as the Community Economic Development Manager for the South Niagara Community Futures Development Corporation (now Niagara Business & Innovation Fund), helping to finance and leverage capital for SMEs and working with stakeholders to execute important job creation projects throughout the Niagara region. He also served as Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Grape Growers Ontario in the Ontario wine industry, advancing the interests of growers and wineries with the provincial level of government. Prior to that, he served as Assistant to the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation in the Government of Ontario.