September 2017 Investment Meeting Recap

We kicked off our 2017-2018 investment season at GTAN on Tuesday, September 19, and our Angels are thrilled to be back for another great season of pitches and innovative ideas. Read on for more information about each of the early-stage companies we heard from at our September investment meeting.

Ryan Denomme, CEO of Nicoya Life Sciences

Nicoya Life Sciences

Nicoya Life Sciences is producing products to extend human life, by enabling a deeper knowledge of the biological world. Currently, its OpenSPR technology gathers information and metrics about the binding relationships between molecules for a far lower cost than traditional technology. This information enables the creation of more efficient drugs to treat cancer, multiple sclerosis, and Crohn’s disease.









Bryan Peters, CEO of Teal Software

Teal Software

Teal Software is a SaaS platform that helps growing companies map relationships between employees and goals, automate goal tracking, and distribute data simply and efficiently for employees and teams working remotely. The technology is agile and makes it easier for companies to manage employee workload as they scale.









Kumar Erramilli – CTO, Parth Khanna – CEO, and Kapil Kalra – CFO of ACTO


ACTO has created an AI-powered field sales training platform for life sciences companies. With the help of ACTO, sales reps can improve their sales, commercialize more quickly, and deliver the most effective messages both to team members and consumers.






Mark your calendars for our next investment meeting on Tuesday, October 17 at 5pm at THEMUSEUM – 10 King Street West, Kitchener.

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Posted by Melissa Durrell on September 26, 2017

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