Results from our January 2019 survey are in! We asked our local investment community to anonymously report details of their recent investments and interests (over the previous 12 month period). Our results show an overview of the current ecosystem.  Read More
Organized by Vancouver’s Angel Forum and Victoria’s Capital Investment Network, some hundred and twenty angels and entrepreneurs descended on Victoria to discuss the changing trends in angel investing. After an evening of introductory drinks at Victoria’s classic Bard & Banker pub, the attendants gathered in the spectacular Oak Bay Beach Hotel the next morning to dive deep into the latest and greatest of angel investing. Victoria was not a random choice, as mayor Lisa Helps explained at the opening ofRead More
Hannes Blum is an extremely well respected leader in the business community, a successful investor with numerous exits and an active participant in the companies that he invests in. Several successful local companies were strongly shaped through his involvement. Some of Hannes’ first angel investments were Indochino and Teampages in early 2008. Both have been very successful investments in local teams that were originally based in Victoria. Indochino raised their first large venture round inRead More
In 2001, Rasool founded Metalogix Software, which won North America’s largest new venture competition (2002), experienced triple digit organic and profitable growth and took on private equity financing (2008). Metalogix is the leading provider of enterprise collaboration and infrastructure solutions to the fortune 5000 (Inc 500 – 2011) and was acquired by Permira in 2014.  In 2009, Rasool began investing in early stage technology firms including Backstage, Mediacore, Versly, and Unbounce. Rasool serves on theRead More
VICTORIA, BC (April 21, 2017) – The City of Victoria’s 2017 Capital Mission has already started producing significant returns on investment for the region’s technology sector. The Capital Mission is an opportunity for angel and venture capital investors with an interest in early stage innovative technology companies to visit Victoria. The event was held in February for the second consecutive year hosted by the City of Victoria, VIATEC and the Capital Investment Network (CIN). As aRead More
Results from our January 2017 survey are in! We asked our local investment community to anonymously report details of their recent investments and interests (over the previous 24 month period). Our results show an overview of the current ecosystem.  Read More