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NACO Academy

Developed in collaboration with industry leaders, NACO Academy provides workshops, guides, and other educational resources to Angel investors across Canada.



Why Participate in NACO Academy?


  • Benefit from hands-on learning with experienced instructors
  • Learn from industry best practices through high quality content developed by leading experts
  • Increase knowledge and skills to improve Angel investing outcomes
  • Share resources and network with fellow investors and industry leaders




The modules will be delivered through various formats including live half-day seminars organized by NACO, live half-day seminars organized independently by member Angel groups, or a series of abridged online video tutorials for those unable to attend live seminars.

NACO Academy will initially be comprised of 22 modules: nine entry-level modules covering the basics for new Angels, nine advanced-level modules on specialized topics for experienced Angels, and four modules for non-investors who work with Angels.

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The guidebook is a must-read for new angel investors, experienced angel investors, and entrepreneurs seeking angel financing. Written by Dr. Steven A. Gedeon, the Guidebook is a practical and comprehensive guide to early-stage funding.

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Standardized Term Sheets

These standard term sheets for early-staging startup investment in Canada are the result of NACO's cross-country consultations with founders, funders, legal experts and other community partners throughout Q1 2017. Start using the NACO Common Docs and unify your funding process with the rest of the Canadian early-stage ecosystem.

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