THE ARTFUL SCIENCE OF PITCHING™
The Artful Science of Pitching™ video series, the latest in the Angel Investors Ontario media library, offers a crash course on learning the art of successful pitching to Angel investors.
The series, which features five (5) videos, covers topics including generating audience interest, turning interest into action (the "sell") and preparing for Q&A.
Brad Feld, managing director at the Foundry Group and investor, provides his insights and thoughts on the Entrepreneurial ecosystem.
C100 is a non-profit, member-driven organization that supports Canadian technology entrepreneurship through mentorship, partnership and investment.
Communitech is the Waterloo Region’s hub for the commercialization of innovative technologies. Through various programs and services, Communitech provides support to tech companies at all stages of their growth and development.
Crunchbase is the world’s most comprehensive dataset of start-up activity with over 650,000 profiles of entrepreneurs and companies that are maintained by tens of thousands of contributors.
DecisionPoint is a premier M&A Advisory firm located in Charlotte, North Carolina, the second largest banking center in the US. Through their Resource Centre, they provide data and insight on the technology and water industry.
MaRS, Toronto’s Regional Innovation Centre (RIC), creates easy access to information and tools needed to start and grow a business.
Entrepreneurship.org provides education tools, informative channels and a popular events section that gives entrepreneurs the ability to connect.
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation focuses on entrepreneurship and education, with various programs and initiatives designed for starting and growing businesses.
The Fasken Martineau Start-Up Program is a one-year program designed to help early-stage companies of all industry sectors in navigating the challenges experienced in the starting phase.
The Funding Portal provides entrepreneurs with a comprehensive view of all private financing and government funding sources – plus services and experts to assist in securing funding.
FundRazr is a Canadian crowdfunding site that allows users to set up crowdfunding pages and/or embed fundraising apps on their Facebook pages to raise money for a variety of causes.
Futurpreneur provides financing, mentorship and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39.
ITbusiness.ca provides informative, incisive and unbiased coverage on Canada’s Information Technology industry, through case studies, news stories and trend overviews.
MEDEC is the national association created by and for the Canadian medical technology industry. MEDEC is the primary source for advocacy, information and education on the medical technology industry.
Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) drives the development of Ontario’s economy by helping create new jobs, products, services, technologies and businesses.
In partnership with industry, OCE co-invests to commercialize innovation originating in the province’s publicly funded colleges, universities and research hospitals. We also support and invest in early-stage projects, where the probability of commercial success and potential total return on innovation are substantial. Another expanding focus for OCE is the development of the next generation of innovators through our entrepreneurship fellowships and programs for students and youth across Ontario.
The Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs’ comprehensive database covers topics such as starting, financing and growing a business for Entrepreneurs in Ontario.
Quirky allows inventors to submit their ideas, while also assisting them in the development process. The company’s website lets people sell their inventions in an online shop or several retail stores.
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.
Shopify is an e-commerce platform that enables individuals and businesses to create online stores.
Startup Canada is a network working to build an environment for entrepreneurship in Canada, through online platforms, grassroots start-up communities, and cross-sector initiatives.
Techvibes is dedicated to covering social, mobile, and start-up news that impacts Canadians. The Techvibes community boasts tens of thousands of followers across various social media channels.