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Angel Investing 101 for Founders
November 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Raising capital (money) for your new business venture can be challenging, time-consuming, and confusing for first-time founders. Presented by the Southeastern Ontario Angel Network and hosted by Queen’s Partnerships and Innovation, you will learn the basics of startup angel investing, from the odds of landing on an angel investor, to the key players and common terminology in this space during this presentation.
The Southeastern Ontario Angel Network (SOAN) has been created to facilitate the mobilization of investments from accredited investors into companies being developed in southeastern Ontario. This Network is closely associated with our regional innovation centre, local economic development agencies, research institutions, the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs and other recognized angel networks in Ontario, Canada and the US. The Southeastern Ontario Angel Network is a not-for-profit corporation, recognized by and registered with Angel Investors Ontario.
SOAN was recognized by the National Angel Capital Organization as number three in Canada for the dollar amount invested in 2017. And among the “young” angel networks (5 years or less) SOAN is ranked first in Canada for the dollar amount invested and fourth for the number of investments made. Thank you to everyone who has been part of SOAN’s growth!
About Michael Tkautz (LinkedIn)
Michael Tkautz is the Director of Portfolio Management and Operations for SOAN. He has 15 years of entrepreneurial, marketing, and business development experience owning several companies of his own and advising dozens of others in a range of industries. He is the co-founder and Chief Growth Officer of a data-driven agency called Major Impact that provides impact marketing solutions to industry pioneers and changemakers.
About Queen’s Partnerships and Innovation
Queen’s University’s Partnerships and Innovation (QPI) supports the Research Portfolio’s mission to be an essential catalyst for advancing research and knowledge mobilization, strengthening Queen’s local, national and global impact.