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SWO Angels is pleased to announce the appointment of 
Carmen Gicante as Executive Director

October 22, 2020

Carmen Gicante

Carmen Gicante is the founder and initial Executive Director of the Southwestern Ontario Angels, and co-founder of the Windsor Essex Capital Angel Network (WECAN) based in Windsor Ontario. He serves on the Board of SWOAngels (past Chair) and is Chair of the Board of WECAN.  He is an active Angel investor and also serves on the boards of several of the Angel Group's invested companies. In addition to his 15 years experience in angel investing, he has a strong background in business development and technology commercialization.  Carmen holds a Bachelor of Engineering Science degree from McMaster University and Master of Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business.

As Executive Director, Carmen will work closely with Dennis Ensing, CEO of Equation Angels, as well as the Executive Directors of Equation Angels’ joint venture partners: Angel One Network and Golden Triangle Angel Network to build on the vision of establishing Equation Angels as a pre-eminent angel group in North America. 

Carmen can be contacted at cgicante@swoangel.com and via mobile (519) 859-9636. 

About Equation Angels
Equation Angels is a members-only, not-for-profit organization of over 100 accredited investors seeking investment opportunities in dynamic early-stage companies. The members of Equation Angels help accelerate companies into becoming market leaders in their industry by bringing together investment, experience and knowledge. Collectively, the three Equation Angel partners have invested over $92 million in 172 companies.