York Angel Investors Newsletter – August 2019

York Angle Investors

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.


Upcoming Investment Meetings

Monday, September 23, 2019
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Upcoming Events

Thurs. Sept 5th – 8th: Fireside Conference 2019
Thurs. Sept 12th: 2019 Angel First Look Investors Meeting
Wed. Sept 18th: ICUBE 2019 Pitch – Student Edition 
Fri. Sept 20th – 26th: Elevate Tech Fest – Toronto 
Thurs. Sept 26th: LaunchYU Accelerator Demo Day
Sat. Oct 26th: Accelerate Her Future Summit 2019
Wed. Nov 6th: Access IO
Tues. Nov 26th – 27th: SAAS North Ottawa 2019

Please contact Cassandra for event details.

We Moved! 

The York Angels offices have moved. Our new offices are located at YSpace Markham!
If you are in the area, you’re welcome to stop by & say hi!Yspace Markham is located in the Downtown Markham Mall at 169 Enterprise BLVD, 3rd floor, Markham On, L6G 0E7. There is free underground and ground level parking available on the south side of the building. Yspace is on the side of the building with the Goodlife Fitness (not on the side where the York University logo is). Take the elevator up to the third floor.


Check It Out! 

YAI Member Jess was Interviewed by Female Funders
Read Here
YAI Members: Jess, Mike, Alan & Paul were interviewed for NACO’s Blog
Read HereWomen In Venture Report: A Baseline Look at Gender in Venture Capital

York Angel Investors News

York Angle Investors
Our angels had a great night at OPN’s City Hall on July 8th.
York Angle Investors
On July 19th, Angels Jennifer, Angelo & Jeffery had a great time at Shad York U’s, they listened to pitches & gave feedback to the students!
York Angle Investors
Thank you to everyone who attended our July Investment Meeting on July 31st, we had four dynamic pitches and some community updates!

Startup Ecosystem

Patrick Clark: The Hotel Hackers Are Hiding in the Remote Control Curtains. Read More

Michael Natkin: Strong Opinions Loosely Held Might be the Worst Idea in Tech. Read More

Eric Feng: Why the IPO market for consumer startups is stronger than ever, and will it continue? Read More

Bartleby: How Microsoft survived creative destruction. Read More

11 Lessons From Venture Capitalist Fred Wilson. Read More

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