Angel Investing Resources
Learn about Angel Investing
We invite you to join our angel investing team. Every investor is invited to workshops that are held throughout the year. You will also receive invitations and preferential pricing to workshops organized by the National Angel Capital Organization (NACO). If you choose to become an active investor you may also be paired with a mentor.
In our E-Fund Orientation Session you will get an overview of how we work in teams to source, screen, do due diligence and post investment management.
In our Investment Management Seminar we take you through the tools that we use to find the best investment opportunities for E-Fund’s, and we’ll talk about post investment management and supporting our portfolio companies in their growth path.
Best Practices Research
The Impact of Due Diligence on Angel Investment Returns
Time spent on due diligence translates in better investment outcomes*.
Investors who spent more than 40 hours saw a 7.1 multiple, 20 hours a 5.9x and less than 20 hours a 1.1x.
The Impact of Industry Expertise on Angel Investment Returns
High industry expertise in the area of the invested venture delivered twice the returns*.
The Impact of Post Investment Participation
A higher interaction with portfolio companies delivers a higher exit of 3.7X over a lower interaction of a couple of times per year delivered 1.3X in 3.6 years*.
*Source: Returns to Angel Investors in Groups, Wiltbank and Boeker, November 2007
Angel investing continues to evolve. Here are some of the reading that inspired and taught us a thing or two.
NACO Angel Resources
If you are new to Angel investing or if you are building a business, this primer will provide you with a great starting point for understanding the Angel framework in Canada. Download the Primer for Angel Investment in Canada
A Practical Guide to Angel Investing: How to Achieve Good Returns. Written by Dr. Steven A. Gedeon, the Guidebook is a practical and comprehensive guide to early-stage funding.
Our top books on angel investing
Some great books on entrepreneurship and startups