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Valhalla CEO on how not to become Silicon Valley

September 22, 2021

Valhalla CEORandy Stewart Thompson – chairman and CEO of Valhalla Private Capital, managing director of Old Kent Road Financial and co-owner of Pe

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Ask An Expert: Faz Bashi on The Power of People

September 21, 2021

Faz Bashi, chair of the medical device screening committee of Life Science Angels US, has hailed the power of people as the “connective tissue” of angel investing. Discussing risk and rewards at Valhalla Private Capital’s member-only “Ask An Expert” event alongside Ziad Moukheiber, president and CEO of Boston Harbor Angels; and Randy Stewart Thompson, chairman … Continue Reading

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Are Investors Still Writing Cheques?

April 29, 2020

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 Deals Companies that are steady as she goes Companies that are resilient A quick impromptu poll took … Continue Reading

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Celebrating Women in the Private Capital Ecosystem

March 8, 2020

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 Reading

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Interview with R. Steward Thompson: POSH TV

February 19, 2020

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 Reading

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Adam Ludgate Hosts Randy Thompson on the Leaders,Innovators & Big Ideas Podcast

February 18, 2020

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 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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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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Give it all you have. Luke Krueger Co-Founder of Valhalla Private Capital Shares on the Positive Phil Show

September 25, 2019

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!

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