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Recap: February 2017 Investment Meeting

February 23, 2017 1:16 pm

The February GTAN meeting began with some important announcements from the President Rob Douglas. GTAN Angels invested in the 70th company, with several other companies in the due diligence pipeline.  The economic impact of those investments is well over 75+M dollars.   Three more companies were put forward for investment from the GTAN selection committee […]

Recap: January 2017 Investment Meeting

January 19, 2017 1:02 pm

Welcome, 2017! We are looking forward to another year of presentations and pitches from amazing, local talent. The GTAN Angels are actively looking to fill the gap between seed capital and VC funding. We kicked off our 2017 investment meetings with pitches from Sitata, Pathcore, and Penta Medical. Learn more about the companies below. Sitata – Adam […]

GTAN Angels Reflect on 2016

January 16, 2017 9:53 am

It’s important to look at the past year of investments and funding rounds in order to see trends and themes that emerge. At our last investment meeting, we asked some GTAN Angels for their highlight moment and trends of 2016. Here’s what they had to say: For Gary, “the highlight of 2016 has been the […]

Top GTAN Blog Posts of 2016

January 13, 2017 9:58 am

2016 was an excellent year for GTAN! Our monthly investment meetings showcased pitches from over 25 local companies, many moved forward into due diligence. Below is a list of the top GTAN blog posts of 2016. We reflect on the past year as we prepare for a busy 2017. Transfuzion October Investment Meeting Golden Triangle […]

Recap: December Investment Meeting

December 14, 2016 3:25 pm

It’s hard to believe that last night was the last investment meeting of 2016! December’s meeting featured startups U-Feast, HTBase, and Synaptop. The three local companies delivered professional and thorough pitches; a great way to wrap up 2016 investment meetings. All three companies received interest for Due Diligence. Learn more about the companies below. U-Feast is […]

Recap: November Investment Meeting

November 18, 2016 10:09 am

On November 15th, GTAN held its monthly investment meeting at Bingemans, where three local startups pitched to the GTAN membership. Learn more about Mariner Endosurgery, Local Line, and Sage Senses below! Our next investment meeting is Tuesday, December 13.   Mariner Endosurgery’s patented medical device is improving the safety and accuracy of laparoscopic surgeries. Their […]

GTAN Investees Ranked in Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Winners

November 16, 2016 4:16 pm

Five GTAN Investees are on Deloitte’s 2016 Canadian Technology Fast 50 list. Congratulations to iotum, Aeryon Labs, Clearpath Robotics, Top Hat, and Dejero Labs. Aeryon Labs also won the 2016 Technology Fast 50 Leadership award. The Technology Fast 50 rankings celebrate world-class achievements and the evolution of the Canadian technology sector. It recognizes leaders in […]

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Recap: Transfuzion October Investment Meeting

October 31, 2016 1:55 pm

This month, Golden Triangle Angel Network (GTAN), hosted its October 2016 investment meeting at Bingemans, this time with a haunted twist. The evening was called GTAN Transfuzion, and beyond the regular investment meeting, also featured investor speed dating, Founder and Funder educational sessions, an exclusive movie premiere, and a private tour of Bingemans Scream Park. […]

Recap: September Investment Meeting

September 23, 2016 9:18 am

GTAN members are actively filling the gap between seed capital and VC funding. On September 20, GTAN held its monthly investment meeting at the Bingemans Embassy room, where three Ontario startups pitched to over 70 GTAN angels. FleetRover Inc., Textbooks for Change and GeneYouIn Inc. took the stage and executed strong pitches about their revolutionary […]

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Kicking off our 8th year!

August 31, 2016 1:51 pm

It has been an exciting year for Golden Triangle Angel Network (GTAN)! We’ve been working hard to connect up and coming entrepreneurs with experienced Angel Investors, and this year we will continue to support local companies to work towards putting Waterloo Region on the global startup map. Let’s take a look at the top stories from GTAN […]