WELCOME to Angel Forum - Vancouver, founded in 1997 it is the oldest and largest group in Canada. Over $4 million has been directly invested in 13 companies in the past 18 months by Angel Forum investors.
What is the problem you are trying to solve? Clear identification of market need that is large enough for the company to grow to sales of $20 million in 5 years.
Your solution: Your products/services are unique with a clear economic value proposition. They are hard to copy with sustainable protectable competitive advantages and differentiation from competitors.
Market Interest: Ideally you should have customer letters of interest, be in beta trials or have purchase orders from potential buyers. Or you have customers who have already paid for your products.
Management Team: an experienced and passionate team (not necessarily complete, but not a one person company) with relevant industry expertise and a clean reputation. Management should be based within 3 hours travelling time from Vancouver and have a Due Diligence binder ready for investors.
Financial: Already raised funds from family/friends, ideally grants from a third party (i.e. NRC-IRAP, SR&ED etc.), eligible to offer the BC Gov't 30% investment refund, has a well prepared investor presentation (Investor Ready workshops) with a realistic future financing plan and investor exit strategy in 2-7 years. Company valuation must be justifiable (usually less than $3 million for a pre-revenue company
Angel Forum Vancouver Invests In These Industries
• IT Services
• Business Products and Services
• Medical Devices and Equipment
• Clean Technology
• Computers and Peripherals
• Electronics / Instrumentation
• Networking and Equipment
• Financial Services
• Healthcare Services
• Internet / Web Services
Angel Forum Vancouver Invests In Companies That Have Reached The Following Milestones
Prototype Ready - CAD3M in Trailing 12 Mo. Revenue
Concept OnlyProduct In DevelopmentPrototype ReadyFull Product Ready$500K in Trailing 12 Mo. Revenue$1M in Trailing 12 Mo. Revenue$3M in Trailing 12 Mo. Revenue$5M in Trailing 12 Mo. Revenue$10M in Trailing 12 Mo. Revenue$20M in Trailing 12 Mo. Revenue$50M in Trailing 12 Mo. RevenueMore than $50M in Trailing 12 Mo. RevenueMore than CAD50M in Trailing 12 Mo. Revenue ►◄ Concept Only
Angel Forum Vancouver Invests In Companies With These Funding Needs
Pre-money Valuation: CAD500,000 - CAD5,000,000
Capital Seeking: CAD100,000 - CAD1,500,000
Previously Raised: CAD50,000 -
Angel Forum Vancouver Expects Their Investments To Generate
Expected Revenue By Year 5: CAD15,000,000 - CAD50,000,000
Expected Returns: 10x Investment - 30x Investment
Expected Years to Exit: 2 Years - 6 Years
Expected Years to Break Even: 1 Year - 3 Years
Angel Forum Vancouver Investment Portfolio
Applications in last 30 days: 6
Days average screening time: 78
Until first view: 16 days
Member log ins in last 30 days: 85
Active members: 519
New members last 12 months: 59
Average views per deal: 8
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