78% would invest in the right new company in next 3 months
30% would invest more than $150k
45% said Q2 of 2009 is the best time to invest
Angel Forum is for Registered Investors, pre-selected Companies and Sponsors. It is not for observers or service providers.
“Indel Therapeutics has $362K in commitments from the most recent Angel Forum, bringing the total raise through the Angel Forum to $772K, and expect to close on more as part of this financing.”
“I have had the honor of presenting at the Angel Forum and I have been nothing but impressed with the quality of the event and, even more importantly, the quality of the investors. The results speak for themselves, Indel Therapeutics has raise almost $800,000 from investors we met at the Angel Forum. If you attend one angel event in the Pacific Northwest, it has to be the Angel Forum.”
"I was expecting to only raise $100-200K from the Angel Forum and we are rapidly approaching $1million with $865k raised to date and more on the way. The only thing that slowed us down was our own paperwork on how much we could raise from this event. I have to go back to our lawyers to draft a larger term sheet." Eric Winsborrow, ZanttZ Inc
"The success of raising $865k to date directly from the Angel Forum has provided us with more than enough funds to drive our product and market development. To date we have raised over $2.0M (and climbing) from Angel groups such as the Angel Forum, which has given us tremendous negotiating power with the larger institutional investors. Now we have options for financing that puts us in the driver's seat." Eric Winsborrow, ZanttZ Inc
“The use of an experienced Lead Angel investor in raising $865k to date from the Angel Forum investors was very helpful to us and is recommended to entrepreneurs who want a kick start to growing their business” Eric Winsborrow, ZanttZ Inc
“Solegear Bioplastics presented at the Spring 2012 Angel Forum and received $354,000 directly. In a challenging financial market, our expectations for the number, quality and capabilities of the investors at the Forum were greatly exceeded with 24 interested investors. Bob Chaworth-Musters runs an excellent agenda and creates a great day for all involved. The Angel Forum is a MUST for any entrepreneur looking to advance their technology venture.”
Toby Reid, CEO Solegear Bioplastics
“The Angel Forum was efficiently run. The presenting companies were of good quality, and were representative of a broad spectrum of industries emerging from Washington, Alberta and BC.” Bernie Lyons, Aventoro Capital Inc.
"The Vancouver Angel Forum is the best run, most successful Investor event I have been to in a long time. Right from the initial highly detailed registration to the follow-up email I received the morning after the event suggesting a follow-up strategy, your attention to the logistics and every detail of the Vancouver Angel Forum made it both enjoyable and successful" Bruce Davidsen, Chairman, PROTEAN SOFTWARE
"After presenting at a few events like this, I must say that yours is by far the best. Getting people in a room together is the easy part, putting together the follow up process like you have is what sets it apart and really provides the value for both the entrepreneur and the angel investor." Sarath Samarasekera, CEO, Shopster E-Commerce Inc.
"The Angel Forum certainly works in that we were offered $1+ million at our valuation, within 3 months of our pitch. The Angel Forum was really well organized and focused; there is a great ecosystem of support in place before / during / after the event itself; the quality and number of attendees was superb". - Terry Hughes, CEO, Redwood Technologies
"Thanks for the added effort after the Angel Forum…I am really impressed with the professionalism of the Angel Forum. All the effort in the prescreening process really paid off, it not only helped with my presentation but also insured quality people at the event. Again, thanks for the continued emails about news in the investment community". - Tim Lloyd, EVP, Big Bucks Games Interactive, Inc.