Are investors still writing cheques? The answer is YES. Valhalla Angels held a member only conversation yesterday (April 28) on the subject of “What makes you want to write a cheque in this environment?” Investors are looking for: Good DealsCompanies that are steady as she goesCompanies that are resilient A quick impromptu poll took place “What are … Continue ReadingContinue Reading
March is Women’s History Month and we wanted to take this opportunity to celebrate all women and the achievements of several women in the private capital ecosystem. Did You Know: The celebration of International Women’s Day has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering held in 1911 supported by over a … Continue ReadingContinue Reading
Randy commented “Just because we didnt have anything else to do… in all seriousness this project dovetails nicely into both our work at Valhalla and OKR as the new stadium will have a global accelerator for Sports Tech to support our Valhalla portfolio.. companies from around the world will have access to athletes fans and … Continue ReadingContinue Reading
The Leaders, Innovators and Big Ideas podcast is supported by Rainforest Alberta that highlights those people who are contributing to and/or supporting the innovation ecosystem in Alberta. In the latest podcast Adam and Randy discuss raising capital through angel investment, how Valhalla Private Capital & Old Kent Road Financial came to be plus Randy’s love of … Continue ReadingContinue Reading
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 ReadingContinue Reading
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 ReadingContinue Reading
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!Continue Reading
Positive Phil spends his time interviewing super incredible people who are altering the world, just to share their amazing journey with you. A bit of #kindness & ambition goes a very long way @askpositivephil In Positive Phil’s most recent podcast, he talks with Valhalla’s Luke Krueger. Give a listen!Continue Reading
Randy Thompson shares some insight and history of his journey in angel investing at the LatAm Startups Conference May 2019 in Toronto.Continue Reading
From politics to angel investing, Randy Thompson, CEO of Valhalla Private Capital, has blazed a colorful path.
His many years in early stage finance earned him the 2018 Angel Investor Of The Year Award by the National Angel Capital Organization.