NACO participation confirmed

May 21, 2011 at 12:40 am | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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OCTIE welcomes the participation of the National Angel Capital Organization.


The National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) is the industry association representing Canadian Angel capital.

They promote a vibrant Angel community and culture in Canada through the development of formal Angel investor groups, best practices education and mentoring programs, and the formation of collaboration and co-investment mechanisms to encourage an efficient risk capital market in Canada.

Their mission is to increase the quantity, quality, and success of Angel investments in Canada, thus creating a greater pool of capital for innovative start-up companies.


  • Is not-for-profit and makes no investments
  • Advocates best practices for Angels
  • Encourages and develops local Angel groups
  • Provides networking opportunities among Angels
  • Provides a collective voice for Angels

Bryan Watson, Executive Director
Paul Connor, Communications Manager

Andre Wilkes, Co-chair
Michelle Scarborough, Co-chair
Lanis Anthony, Vice-chair
Ross Finlay, Vice-chair
Ed Alfke, Director
Ian Bandeen, Director
Bob Chaworth-Musters, Director
Patricia Lorenz, Director
Brian Lowe, Director
Matey Nedkov, Director
David Parmenter, Director
David Rozen, Director
Louis Saint-Jacques, Director
Randy Thompson, Director


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