November Newsletter

York Angel Investors keeps you updated with upcoming events, news, and more in the angelsphere.
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York Angel Investors Inc.’s focus is to create a superior return on investment for our angels and for the entrepreneurs with which we work. YAI Angels come from a wide variety of business backgrounds. This diversity ensures our investees receive SMART money; money with experience and connections.
York Angel Investors Inc.’s focus is to create a superior return on investment for our angels and for the entrepreneurs with which we work. YAI Angels come from a wide variety of business backgrounds. This diversity ensures our investees receive SMART money; money with experience and connections.

A Warm Welcome to our Newest Angels:

Stan Ivanov
Samuel Yen

Medisys YAI Member Discount

Medisys is offering our members $550 off the Elite 2.9 assessment every 12 months, a value of $2,250 for a cost of $1700. They are also offering this discount for your Spouse/Partner.

For more information or to book your appointment, call 1-866-277-0776

Upcoming Move of YAI MCC office

Our office located at Markham Convergence Center will be moving to the future home of VentureLAB at IBM at 3600 Steeles Ave E, Markham, ON L3R 9Z7 in December.

Startup Ecosystem

How big should an employee option pool be?

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How to run your board meetings?

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A cap is not a valuation
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Ethics in VC; how much confidentiality should founders expect?
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How do seed investors benchmark startups?
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Thank you GreenSky Capital

We would like to send a big thank you to GreenSky Capital for their gracious sponsorship at our October 26th Investment Meeting.

GreenSky Capital President’s Club Meeting

GreenSky Capital’s next event will be held at 3:30 PM on November 15, 2016 at the offices of Miller Thomson LLP, at 40 King Street West, Suite 5800.  They will be presenting two to three opportunities, the details of which will be provided in advance of the meeting.

Upcoming Events

Nov 3 to Nov 4: Tiecon Canada 2016
Tues. Nov 15: YAI Screening Meeting
Tues. Nov 15: GreenSky Capital President’s Club Meeting
Sat. Nov 19: Startup Financial Bootcamp
Wed. Nov 23: YAI Investment Meeting
Tues. Nov 29th: YAI Screening Meeting
Wed. Nov 30th: Hiring A Technical Team (The Right Way)
Nov 30 to Dec 1: SaasNorth
Thurs. Dec 8: YAI Investment Meeting & Cocktail Reception
Tues. Dec 13th: NAOO AGM
Tues. Jan 10th: YAI Screening Meeing
Tue. Jan 17th: YAI Screening Meeting
Thurs. Jan 26th: YAI Investment Meeting

Please contact Rob for event details.

News

Jess from York Angel Investors was delighted to be part of the Small Business Forum 2016 – Marketing Panel on Monday, October 17th.

Ana and Jess had the pleasure of meeting with Jeremy Laurin, President and CEO of VentureLAB. YAI appreciates our ongoing collaboration with VentureLAB, and its many excellent programs, especially the Genesis program which supports our Due Diligence process.