Angel Forum™ - Vancouver

For Investors and Entrepreneurs

Founded in 1997, Angel Forum is one of the longest serving angel networks in Canada. We are a non-profit organization and presenting companies have raised over $35 million directly through our forum and a multiple of that through our network. At the same time we offer workshops to both entrepreneurs and investors. 

We have access to and work closely with angels from all over British Columbia and the USA and we collaborate with local organizations and are part of Canada's National Angel Capital Organization and US's Angel Capital Association. Our private meetings are exclusive for pre-registered investors and a select group of companies and event sponsors.

 

Upcoming Events

Okanagan Angel Investment Summit - September 19 and 20, 2019

46th Angel Forum in Vancouver - October 17, 2019

International Angel Summit, super angels and family offices in Whistler, BC - April 22 - 25, 2020

Latest News

Angel Forum is focused on providing a platform for angels and entrepreneurs across British Columbia. We have launched regional events, the first one took place in Victoria in February 2019 which saw company pitches, keynotes, panel discussions as well as company visits. A summary of the event can be found here.

We will be replicating this formula in September 2019 in Kelowna in collaboration with Accelerate Okanagan and we are selecting companies for this. We have two great keynote speakers for this event, Vancouver super angel Ralph Turfus and from Toronto Eva Lau, who is Founder and Managing Director of Two Small Fish Ventures as well as one of the first employees of Wattpad.

For our October event we are of course looking for some great companies, but also for nominations for BC Angel Investor of the Year. Last year's winner John Robertshaw needs a worthy successor, so please fill us in on your nominations. 

Why Angel Forum ?

"The Angel Forum is the best Angel group in Vancouver and they are playing a critical role in funding early-stage tech based companies in BC” - Tamer Mohamed, CEO, Aspect Biosystems

 

“The Angel Forum is a must for any BC-based entrepreneur. I received cheques from investors 2 out of the 3 different times I presented two companies” - Serge Salager, CEO VisualPing and RetargetLinks, June 2018

 

I was really impressed with the quality of the companies presenting at the Angel Forum, as well as how well it was run. I ended up investing in one of the companies and never would have found them without the Angel Forum” - Doug T, investor, 2018

 

"Thanks for the valuable feedback on our company information as I can already see areas where we can improve our image to investors through your recommendations. This process has been hugely valuable in preparing us for investors”  - Mike Leslie, CTO, EyeSpy Innovations

 

"The Angel Forum workshops are incredibly valuable for the community - likely the best such educational sessions in the city”  - Jason Robertson, Nimbus Synergies 

 

"Angel Forum have one of  the best run events that we’ve attended and we appreciate them bringing various “info” sessions to entrepreneurs and investors – everyone wins and keeps the eco-system moving by providing ongoing access to pertinent knowledge and networking" - Elaine Allison, VP & Co-founder, Novelogics Biotechnology

 

"Angel Forum is the best angel funding event, from both a startup and investor perspective, in the Pacific Northwest. We raised $375k there in our last financing.” - Malcolm Kendall, CEO, Microbiome Insights

 

"The Angel Forum that Montie Power presented at, was one of the best I have been to, as we had 14 angel investors interested. Due Diligence and negotiations are in progress" - Greg Montie, CEO, Montie Power  

 

"Vonigo received $150k of early funding via the Angel Forum. This early investment led directly to our initial $1 million round, which has since been followed by subsequent investments. The Angel Forum played a key role in Vonigo's success and continues to do a great job supporting Vancouver's blossoming tech scene" - John Carter, Co-founder, Vonigo 

 

"Thanks for organizing the Angel forum.  I never would have connected with so many angels investors without it" - Michael  Gilbert, Founder & CEO,  Semios

 

Companies recently funded at Angel Forum

Cuboh                 Aspect Biosystems

Interpodia         Microdermics

Novelogics         CuePath

Netskrt               Phytonix

Agility FX            Ecoation

 

 

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