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
YORK ANGEL INVESTORS
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Dec 22nd – Jan 2nd: YAI Office Closed for the Holidays
Wed. Jan 17th – 20th: Queen’s Entrepreneurs’ Competition (QEC)
Mon. Jan 21st – 22nd: York Angels, Valhalla Angels & Innovation York Basecamp
Wed. Jan 23rd: Basecamp Pitch Party
Wed. Feb 6th: LaunchYU Aird & Berlis Award Competition
Tues. Feb 19th: Canadian Dream Summit 2019
Sat. Feb 23rd & Mar 2nd: Y2 Entrepreneurship Conference
Wed. April 24th – 26th: Angel Capital Association Summit 2019
Mon. May 13th & 14th: OCE Discovery Conference 2019
Wed. June 5th – 7th: NACO Summit 2019, Calgary
Thurs. Sept 5th – 8th: Fireside Conference 2019
Our YAI offices will be closed from December 22nd to January 2nd.
We wish you and yours a very safe & Happy Holiday, from our YAI Family!
Warm Welcome To Our Newest Angels
Welcome Pinch Financial
York Angels is very happy to welcome Pinch Financial to our York Angel family of Portfolio Companies!
February 23 & March 3
Whether or not they have a business idea (and this isn’t only for business students!) the Y2 Entrepreneurship Conference will offer hands-on opportunities to work with mentors and coaches who have run their own businesses for years.Register here
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Angel Investing & Women
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