October 6-8, 2015
Hosted in beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake, the 2015 National Angel Summit is the flagship event for the Angel investor community and draws over 300 investors, industry leaders, start-up CEOs and economic development professionals from around the world.
- Network with experienced investors, venture capitalists and other industry leaders
- Meet prospective co-investors for your portfolio companies
- Discover national best practices that lead to investor success
- Sharpen your investment skills with our professional development workshops
The Summit is your opportunity to hear recognized experts lend their perspectives about the emerging opportunities and challenges for Angel investors. The workshops allow you to put your knowledge to the test, working with peers from across Canada and the world.
NACO’s annual Pitch Competition celebrates dynamic early-stage companies that have demonstrated successful growth and whose outstanding achievements have made them some of Canada’s most promising startups. The 2015 Pitch Competition will take place in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, on Wednesday, October 7, during the 2015 National Angel Summit (October 6-8).
Up to 15 semi-finalists will be invited to attend the 2015 National Angel Summit and will vie to be one of the five (5) finalists to pitch on stage to over 300 Angel investors, venture capitalists and industry leaders. Each semi-finalist will receive complimentary registration at the Summit, and may qualify for reimbursement for travel and accommodation costs.
The winner will be selected by an expert panel of judges and audience voting and be crowned as NACO’s Most Promising Startup of the Year.
More details will be announced in Spring 2015.
Canadian Angel of the Year Award
NACO’s Canadian Angel of the Year Award will be given to an experienced Angel investor who has made a significant contribution to the development of the Canadian Angel ecosystem in 2014.
The award seeks to identify the Angel investor who has most contributed to the growth and development of Angel investing in Canada through a combination of investment, mentorship and leadership within their local ecosystem.