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May GTAN | RAW and Education Session Recap

May 25, 2018 10:28 am

This month, attendees gathered at Innovation Guelph for GTAN|RAW. Guests participated in an education session on “How to Get and Leverage Intellectual Property to Turn Ideas into Money” led by Jason Hynes and Jim Hinton of Bereskin & Parr. Hynes spoke about the processes associated with creating patents: “Developing a patent is like playing a […]

April Investor Meeting Recap

May 9, 2018 10:40 am

  The Golden Triangle Angel Network (GTAN) congregated for our monthly Investor Meeting on April 17th. GTAN holds its Investment Meetings ten times per year, from September to June. Typically, three companies pitch at each meeting. Each company is given 12 minutes to present and then 12  minutes to answer questions. GTAN’s members can be […]

April GTAN|RAW and Education Session Recap

April 17, 2018 1:11 pm

On Tuesday, April 3rd, GTAN members and special guests met at Conestoga College for an Education Session, followed by our monthly GTAN|RAW event. Todd Bisset and his colleague Samantha Santos joined us from the MTech Team at Miller Thomson to present, “So You Think You Want to be a Tech Startup? A Lawyer’s Perspective.” Todd […]

March Investor Meeting Recap

April 9, 2018 12:54 pm

The Golden Triangle Angel Network and guests gathered at Bingemans on Tuesday the 20th for our  March Investor Meeting. This event marked the first GTAN Investor Meeting as part of the Simultaneous Syndication of three southern Ontario Angel groups: GTAN, Angel One of Burlington and Southwestern Ontario Angel Group (SWO Angels). The trio has joined […]

GTAN | WIT Part 3 Recap

10:29 am

16% of Canadian entrepreneurs are women. 5% of growing technology businesses are owned by women.     These are some of the shocking statistics shared by guest speaker Michelle Scarborough, Managing Director of Strategic Investments and Women in Tech with BDC. Scarborough joined us for our final session of GTAN | WIT – Women Invest […]

February Investor Meeting Recap

March 2, 2018 3:43 pm

  This month, the Golden Triangle Angel Network (GTAN) took a different approach to their monthly Investor Meeting. Instead of having the typical format of three pitching companies, February’s Investor Meeting featured an educational session on blockchain technology, an engaging discussion panel and two well-executed pitches from blockchain entrepreneurs. Guest speakers Mawadda Basir, Executive Director […]

GTAN | WIT Part 2 Recap

February 28, 2018 1:19 pm

  Golden Triangle Angel Network (GTAN) hosted their second GTAN|WIT – Women Invest Today event on February 13th at the Walper Hotel. Both women and men gathered to hear from female investors and entrepreneurs, engage in an important conversation surrounding female representation, and network with community members. GTAN|WIT is intended to engage women in the […]

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 […]