Mercredi le 12 juillet 2017

AngelFest c’est…

Appel à tous les anges investisseurs! Nous introduisons la nouvelle version de AngelFest, spécialement réimaginé pour Startupfest 2017. Moins de contenu structuré et plus de connections. AngelFest est un événement d'une journée dédié à la communauté globale d'anges financiers. Imaginez-vous prendre part à des « Braindates» avec les autres anges tout en sirotant une bière bien froide.

Conférenciers Passés 2016

  • Sanjay Sanghal

    Canadian Venture Partner,

    500 Startups

    Jonathan Bixby

    General Partner,

    Stanley Park Ventures

  • Jodi Echakowitz


    Boulevard Public Relations

    Carman Chan

    Founder and managing partner,

    Click Ventures

  • Sophie Forest

    Managing Partner,



    Randy Smerik

    Founder/CEO Osunatech, Inc.

  • Sandi Gilbert

    Founder + CEO, SeedUps

    Yuri Navarro

    CEO + Executive Director, NACO

  • David Crow


    Danger Capital Corporation

Agenda 2016

Time Session Title Description
9:30 AM Welcome!
9:40 AM Angel Report: Trends + Best Practices in Angel Investing
10:05 AM The Candian Startup Ecosystem is Stronger Than Ever: 500 Startups Comes to Town With the Canadian Startup ecosystem being stronger than ever, fund models such as 500 Startups are poised to drive major impact in how early stage companies get funded. Why the 500 Model works and how they support incubator, angel and VC partner rounds.
10:30 AM Moving from Backyard to Sectoral - Death of Distance With Startups becoming key players in creating business opportunities and driving innovation in Canada, how do you find, invest and support sectoral winners? How do Angels best navigate this terrain? Who is going to write that first cheque? And how do Angels and Accelerators work together nationally, cross-border and internationally?
11:00 to 11:10 AM BREAK BREAK
11:10 AM Roundtables: Activating Your Angel Network This session will be an overview of how Angels differ in their practices and operations at the local level, followed by round tables to explore common themes around leveraging the NACO Angel network
TOPIC 1: Getting Started or Growing Your Group
TOPIC 2: Building Relationships that lead to Syndicates
TOPIC 3: Leveraging the Knowledge of the Network for Diligence
TOPIC 4: Collaborating for Great Dealflow
11:45 PM Roundtable: Finding The One Metric That Matters Working with founders to find the "one metric" that board, investors, and company team can focus on. Reporting, communications and board meetings, how to avoid "mentor whiplash".
1:2O PM KEYNOTE Coming Home - Anchoring in Canada - Story of Bench from Canada to NYC, and back to anchoring in Vancouver
1:45 PM Angels Collaborating with Different Funding Models An exploration about how Angels work with different funding models & organizations from first cheques to Series A, Sidecar funds, Seed VC, Crowd VC, and Foundry.
2:15 to 2:35 PM BREAK BREAK
2:40 PM How to Add Value to your Startup Investments Exploring ways that Angels can get engaged and add value to their startups. Board membership is not the only way to be involved, so how do successful Angels use their networks and knowledge to support company growth.
3:15 PM NACO Policy Paper
4:15 PM Closing Remarks!
4:30 PM Special Chain Reaction Panel: The startup life cycle In this unique one-on-one interview format, we'll hear from a pre-series-A founder, an angel, an accelerator, and a VC—all interviewing one another to answer the big questions: What's it like, what have you learned, how can we all work together/collaborate, and what would you change?