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January Investment Meeting Recap

January 29, 2018 3:55 pm

The Golden Triangle Angel Network (GTAN) started 2018 with an Investor Meeting that had an excellent turnout. GTAN welcomed its members, guests and many students from both the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, representing their start-up funds  within each of these institutions. Attendees saw pitches from three innovative companies, Dash MD, Obie.ai and AutoServe1, […]

January 2018 GTAN | RAW Recap

January 23, 2018 11:57 am

Last week, the Golden Triangle Angel Network (GTAN) hosted its first GTAN | RAW event of 2018. GTAN | RAW is a monthly event aimed at early-stage companies who are seeking business and pitch advice from Angels before seeking funding. Founders have the opportunity to present their pitch to GTAN members and receive valuable feedback, advice […]

eSight – With community’s help, legally blind Springfield teen now can see world through new electronic glasses

December 8, 2017 12:31 pm

Article via The Register-Guard – Reilly Gault, 15, has been legally blind for the majority of his life. But on Friday evening, that all changed — Gault now can see. Gault, 15, recently asked the community for some help to raise $10,000 so he could purchase computerized glasses that allow him to see the world through a new […]

Intellijoint Surgical Inc. Receives CE Mark Approval for Flagship Product intellijoint HIP®

October 5, 2017 3:21 pm

  WATERLOO, ON, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Intellijoint Surgical®, a medical technology company, is pleased to announce that it has received the approval of the CE Mark (Conformité Européenne) for its intellijoint HIP® System in Europe. A 3D Mini-Optical Navigation System, intellijoint HIP® provides surgeons with precise measurements for cup position, leg length and […]

Jacobs Engineering Group Selects Coreworx Interface Management for Petrochemical Facility Project

September 27, 2017 1:22 pm

Article via PR Newswire – Coreworx announced today that Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has selected Coreworx Interface Management for a petrochemical production facility project located in the US and scheduled for operation in 2019.       The project team will use CIM Express, a hosted version of Coreworx Interface Management, to manage the project’s […]

E-Sight – Technology gives legally blind Peoria boy a chance to fly

August 31, 2017 12:47 pm

Article via Journal Star —  PEORIA — National Aviation Day isn’t a widely celebrated occasion, but it will be unforgettable nonetheless for Ryan Rusk. The 12-year-old sixth grader at Lindbergh Middle School took to the skies Saturday with the help of an emerging technology that promises to have a vast impact on almost all aspects […]

RNA Diagnostics – Northern-developed medical innovation given worldwide exposure

August 3, 2017 11:10 am

Article via Northern Ontario Business – Earlier in June, HSNRI scientist and Laurentian University professor Dr. Amadeo Parissenti announced the institute will be part of a Breast Cancer Response Evaluation for Individualized Therapy (BREVITY) clinical trial to validate the use of the RNA Disruption Assay™ (RDA™) tool for treatment and management of breast cancer in North America […]

GTAN’s Summer 2017 Angel Investing Reading List

July 31, 2017 2:56 pm

Summer is always a great season to spend time catching up on your reading! At GTAN, we believe that learning is an ongoing process, and that a good book can profoundly influence the way you see the world. Here’s our summer reading list to keep your brain sharp!   A Practical Guide to Angel Investing: […]

Communitech News: The Funder’s Side: Tips for founders on choosing an advisory board

June 30, 2017 10:16 am

Choosing and managing an advisory board can be one of the most rewarding activities for a founder when growing their company – but it requires careful handling to do it right. As an angel for GTAN, I’ve been asked to serve on advisory boards for many different types of founders and companies, and I’ve learned […]

Recap: June Investment Meeting

June 23, 2017 10:48 am

Tuesday, June 22nd was the season wrap-up for GTAN! We hosted our AGM, June investment meeting, and annual Pauli Awards at Bingemans in Kitchener. Two startups pitched to a packed room. Learn more about JAUNTIN’ and Magnusmode below. JAUNTIN’ is a white-labeled on demand insurance platform that makes obtaining travel insurance quick and easy. Sign-up takes less […]