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NACO Membership

Founded by passionate and driven Angels, NACO’s unique community is a place for members to share best practices, syndicate on deals, and collaborate to further support Canada's early-stage ecosystem.

Online Member Community

The online member portal is a place for our members to connect and share investment opportunities, best practices, job opportunities, and events.

Industry Events

Stay up to date with upcoming industry events that are of interest to investors, accelerators & incubators. Get access to exclusive NACO member-only events happening near you.

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NACO collects and analyzes primary industry data to produce research reports that provide stakeholders with information about the Canadian Early-Stage community. Contribute to the data set and get access to an interactive platform to analyze national data.

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NACO collaborates with government departments and agencies to administer special programs to support Angel investors, Accelerators, & Incubators across Canada.

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NACO has developed a series of workshops under NACO Academy to educate the Early-Stage community and share best practices around due diligence and deal structure. These workshops are delivered through NACO or member Angel groups.

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NACO's tools, from workshops to online resources, are designed to assist Angel investors, Accelerators, & Incubators to improve their investing skills and drive successful investments.

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Join Us

Become a member of the only national industry association for Angel investors, Accelerators, & Incubators in Canada.

Admission to membership in NACO will be at the sole discretion of NACO on a case by case assessment of applications from eligible Canadian business incubators, accelerators and Canadian angel investor groups. NACO’s determinations on individual applications must be satisfied that the applicant is an organization supporting early-stage companies, follows industry best practices for incubators and accelerators, and generally has a positive impact on Canada's early-stage ecosystem.

NACO, at its sole discretion, will make recommendations to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration for designation or revocation of an organization under the Citizenship and Immigration Canada Startup Visa program on a case by case basis following applications from its member organizations. Membership in NACO is preliminary to and separate from any such recommendation.


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