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York Angels: October 2022 Highlights

in September, we held our first in-person Investment Meeting since before the pandemic. We were thrilled to see our members, partners, and presenters together again. Four remarkable startups pitched their ideas:

brüst protein coffee: Canada’s first ‘functional coffee’ for health-conscious consumers.
Oxia Initiative: Offers accurate carbon accounting tools for Private Equity.
Halion: Develops advanced color-changing nanomaterials for smart surfaces.
Pearl Interactives: Empowers kids through educational video games and apps.
We also awarded Jeffrey (JP) Potvin with the Angel of the Year Award.

Radar: Nurturing Startup Pitches

Radar continues to support founders in refining their pitches. Recently, we collaborated with MaRS Discovery District, showcasing startups like Strictly Auto Parts, Tenomix, and Benefi Inc.

Upcoming Events

Join our upcoming events in November. Interested in our exclusive meetings? Become a member with York Angel Investors! Reach out to for details.

Ecosystem News & Events

Stay updated on the startup scene:

  • Canadian Innovation Exchange: Join Canada’s largest startup awards program and investment conference on Nov 1-2.
  • Access IO: Network and explore angel investing on Nov 9.
  • TechConnex Peer Groups: Connect with peers and gain insights.
YAI Portfolio Company News

Welcome XPAN as our newest portfolio company. Discover their innovative approach to surgical safety.

Insights from our Partners

Learn about the Design Treaty Law, 2022 Report on Angel Investing in Canada, and Angel Investors Ontario’s 15th-Anniversary Guide.

Startup Visa Program

Are you an international entrepreneur? Explore opportunities with our Startup Visa Program.

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