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Lessons Learned

June 13, 2018

What do new Angel investors most want to know?

“Will I be able to invest in the next Facebook?” Actually, this is not generally the first question I get from prospective members before they even attend one of our Investor Meetings. Their interest is not primarily in the investment returns they can expect from this asset class.

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ExpertFile - Company Update

May 28, 2018

Recently I sat down with Peter Evans, founder and CEO of ExpertFile, to discuss the company’s progress since members of SWO Angels invested in 2011 as well as get a glimpse into his view of his venture’s future.

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Angel Investors Ontario and Young Professionals Organization - Joint Investment Event

May 24, 2018

Yesterday, I participated in the second annual AIO/YPO Joint Investment Event. Angel Investors Ontario (AIO) and the Young Professionals Organization (YPO) co-hosted this year’s event at One King West, downtown in Toronto.

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Investor Meeting Highlights - May

May 18, 2018

We held our monthly SWO Angels Investor Meeting yesterday morning, Thursday May 17. Three ventures presented to attending members in the MVP Lab in the Convergence Centre on Western’s Discovery Park.

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Angel Investing in Perspective

May 15, 2018

The role emotions play and the biases that they can create are especially important to try to keep in check when Angel Investing.

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London Chamber of Commerce Summit Recap

April 24, 2018

This morning, the London Chamber of Commerce hosted SUMMIT 2018 – “Scaling Up to New Heights in Business” at The Grand Theatre. I was thrilled to attend as a guest of SWO Angels’ member Peter Mastorakos and 18 Asset Management, thanks Peter! Also, in attendance were SWO Angels members Bernie Batt, Lynn Davis, Laurie Lashbrook and others.

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Investor Meeting Highlights - April

April 19, 2018

This morning, we held our monthly SWO Angels Investor Meeting. Two ventures presented to members in attendance at the MVP Lab in the Convergence Centre on Western’s Discovery Park.

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Member Dinner Highlights

April 18, 2018

Last weeek we held our SWO Angels members met for one of our regular evening’s of socializing, this time at London Wine Bar’s new location in Wortley Village.

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Education Session and Social Recap

April 13, 2018

Last night, together with our angel alliance collaboration partners, Golden Triangle Angel Network (GTAN) and Angel One Network, we held an inaugural joint social and education event in Kitchener at Bingemans.

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