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John Huston, of the Ohio TechAngels and 2012 Hans Severiens Award recipient, delivered a tour de force on Board service at the NACO Summit in Halifax on Thursday.
He was an angel investor before they were called angel investors. He’s been at it for 35 years, so it’s no wonder NACO recognized him 2 years ago, naming him Angel of the Year. Meet Mike Volker; he runs the Vancouver Angel Network, VANTEC. I catch him on his drive to the office. He surprises [… Read More]
I’m heading back to Halifax in a few weeks. The First Angel Network is once again hosting the NACO Annual Summit. This event closes the year for me; after the US Summit and EBAN’s Congress this Canadian conference summarizes the state of the art of angel investing in North America. Feeling a little smug? Thinking [… Read More]
Startup Canada is Canada’s first-ever, entrepreneur-led, national movement to enhance the nation’s competitiveness and prosperity by supporting and celebrating Canadian entrepreneurship. She’s the dynamo behind Startup Canada; meet Victoria Lennox. What is Startup Canada? According to Victoria, It’s run fully by volunteers, hundreds of volunteers across Canada. Most of us are entrepreneurs who are looking [… Read More]
The First Angel Network in Halifax is once again hosting the NACO Annual Summit, October 24-26. I was there 4 years ago and I’ll be back, as a sponsor this time. It’s a beautiful time of year in Eastern Canada, so much so that I’m extending my visit with a week on Prince Edward Island. [… Read More]
W. Daniel Mothersill died on May 12th, 2012. Before NACO the organization was known as NAO and Dan was its President. We met at one of the big angel conferences and from that point on, I was included in all the Canadian angel conferences. Dan presided over the organization, but I saw him as the [… Read More]