EHUB NEWS, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
Do you need cash to start your business?
Who doesn't? There are 2 things we're constantly asked at AcceleratorYYC:
- Do you know a good coder I could hire?
- Can you introduce me to some investors?
When starting a company you may look for capital from sources including friends, parents, grandparents, Uncle Bob, or the 'rich' neighbor next door. You may also try to take out a bank loan... but there are also Angel Investors.
According to an article from www.entrepreneur.com, angel investors are looking for startups that:
Exhibit high-growth prospects, have a synergy with their own business or compete in an industry in which they have succeeded.
Need additional funding to execute a marketing program.
Have increasing product or service sales and need additional capital to bridge the gap between the sale and the receipt of funds from the customer.
VA Angels is one of Canada's leading angel investment groups and recently received "Investor of the Year" from the Startup Canada Awards. VA Angels has chapters located in Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna, Winnipeg & Scottsdale.
If you want a chance to meet with, learn from and pitch to investors at the end of the workshop, you need to register for BaseCamp, it is facilitated by VA Angels CEO Randy Thompson.
This 2.5 day workshop teaches entrepreneurs about investments getting them to "think like an investor." It will improve your knowledge on raising capital and equip you with the knowledge and confidence you need to pitch in front of a live-audience of angel investors. Oh yes, on the last day you pitch to a room full of investors too!
We Have Room for You!
It's rare but we actually have an office available (yes with walls). It would be perfect for a team of 3. We also have a couple coworking desks available.
PLEASE CONTACT US FOR DETAILS.
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