Western Canadian Angel Network Program


April 29, 2016

The National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) is proud to host its first ever Western Regional Summit. As the national industry association for Angel investors, we know that there’s a direct link between improved access to private risk capital and the growth of local startup ecosystems, which creates high-value jobs and supports a stronger economy. NACO […] Read More

March 23, 2016

This week, Finance Minister Bill Morneau released the 2016 Federal Budget at the House of Commons. Although the new budget does not provide direct benefits for Angel investors and groups, it does outline an Innovation Agenda that highlights an increased focus on early-stage companies, as well as additional support to fuel innovation, drive the economy […] Read More

February 9, 2016

Provincial government provides investment in booming technology sector. The British Columbia (BC) government unveiled its full plans last month on the new #BCTECH Strategy, which aims to develop an area of the Canadian economy that’s doing quite well—technology. It’s a shift for a government whose economic agenda has traditionally focused on natural resources. This multi-year […] Read More
Marie Savostianik

November 6, 2015

I have seen first hand how a community, built around high-spirited and driven business startups, can suffer when it lacks the financial and institutional support required to keep it thriving. I know this, because I grew up in that community; and, that is where NACO comes in. With the support from Western Economic Diversification Canada […] Read More