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Orpyx® launches Orpyx SI Sensory Insoles with Remote Patient Monitoring to Prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers

December 4, 2019

A VA Angels Diversified Fund 1 Portfolio Company Orpyx® Medical Technologies Inc. (Orpyx), an innovator in digital health therapeutics, announced the launch of Orpyx SI Sensory Insoles with Remote Patient Monitoring for the prevention of diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) and neuropathy-related ulcers. By monitoring pressure, temperature, and movement, the Orpyx SI Sensory Insole system provides … Continue Reading

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The VPC Blog: Where Did Angel Investing Originate?

December 2, 2019

If you are like me you, you are curious about how things originated or made. Do you find yourself asking questions like – How did they do that? Where did it all begin? If you like me asked the question – Where did angel investing begin? when you first heard the term, please keep reading. … Continue Reading

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Best of Best Competition for Hong Kong Startup Zone

November 27, 2019

What a fantastic night of pitches and networking. Valhalla Private Capital was pleased to host in partnership with Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO-Toronto), HKCBA, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), Dentons and RBC an exciting night of pitches from the #BestOfTheBest startups in Western Canada who were competing for an all- expenses paid … Continue Reading

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Valhalla’s Heather Pontikes Named to the ERIN Steering Committee

November 25, 2019

The Regional Innovation Networks (RINs) program is designed to accelerate technology and knowledge-based small and medium-sized enterprises by increasing connectivity and coordination in Alberta’s innovation ecosystem, contributing to entrepreneur and company development through programs and services, and strengthening the entrepreneurial culture. The following are the co-developed Regional Innovation Networks Program principles:   Technology and knowledge–based entrepreneur-centric  … Continue Reading

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The VPC Blog: RST’s Thoughts On Our Journey To Our ASEAN Fund’s First Investment

November 19, 2019

Excuse the pop-culture “A-Team” allusion, but I love it when a plan comes together. The Valhalla Private Capital ASEAN Capital Fund has made first close of our CAD $25-million fund, and we have completed our first investment in a thriving, hyper-growth enterprise in Vietnam. Probably most exciting for me (and my Valhalla partners) was the … Continue Reading

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Valhalla Private Capital’s New Tradition, Hockey Jerseys

November 4, 2019

A small token of our appreciation Our first recipients: Top left: Duy, a co-investor in 411 investmentTop right: Vy, 411 Bike Repair Founder and CEO  Bottom left: Ziad, Faz and Konstantin, participants in our Edmonton Life Sciences panelBottom right: Heather and Randy, of course we had to get some for our team too!

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Valhalla Participates in SURF 2019 in Vietnam

November 2, 2019

The 4th International Startup Conference and Exhibition in Da Nang – SURF 2019, the largest of its kind in Central Viet Nam, was held on November 1st, seeing the participation of Da Nang’s leaders, domestic and international partners, start-up supporters, investors, mentors, and startup entrepreneurs. In particular, there are a total of more than 40 speakers … Continue Reading

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Demo Day – WISE Women Accelerator 2019

October 31, 2019

Valhalla Private Capital’s Jan Lederman was in Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam to participate as a judge for the WISE Women Accelerator Demo Day. Women’s Initiative for Startups and Entrepreneurship (WISE) is a non-profit social enterprise, established with the support of the Government of Australia and the Asian Development Bank, in cooperation with Swiss EP … Continue Reading

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Sensory insole system for diabetic patients achieves reduction in recurrent ulcers

October 29, 2019

A VA Angels Diversified Fund 1 Portfolio Company Improvements that enable better miniaturisation of technology leads to higher-quality wearable health solutions, including digital devices that were “never before possible’, said Breanne Everett (Orpyx Medical Technologies, Calgary, Canada) at the American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair (ACWHTR; 11-12 October 2019, Chicago, USA). Furthermore, new … Continue Reading

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Join us on November 5 in Singapore for the introduction of Valhalla ASEAN Capital Fund

October 25, 2019

Introduction to the Valhalla ASEAN Capital Fund: A Discussion on Canadian and Asian Investing Across International Borders Join us to learn more about our ASEAN fund along with an engaging discussion on co-investing and opportunities in the SEA region with key stakeholders in the region. ABOUT VALHALLA PRIVATE CAPITAL Valhalla Private Capital is an active … Continue Reading

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