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Valhalla Partners Uniting The Prairies (UP22)

April 25, 2022

Valhalla Private Capital is excited to partner this year’s Uniting The Prairies event UP22 next month – a two-day event which brings together top Prairie-based startups, global investors and tech leaders in a bid to further evolve the Prairie tech community.Taking place in Saskatoon on 4-5 May, the in-person event pairs selected startups with relevant … Continue Reading

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Hemlock or Arsenic?

April 22, 2022

Randy Stewart Thompson – chairman and CEO of Valhalla Private Capital, managing director of Old Kent Road Financial and co-owner of Peterborough United Football Club – has maintained that “the formal angel group isn’t dead” as Canadian companies weigh up their options against public government funding. With regards to public funding, Randy notes that while … Continue Reading

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Anonymous Angel: The Truth About How Startup Investors Keep Secrets from Their Entrepreneurs

April 20, 2022

There is a place in the entrepreneur/investor dance where both parties are equally guilty of sins against the other. It’s called corporate governance. On one side investors use the language of corporate governance and cap tables against unsuspecting entrepreneurs, very much in the same way your standard IT geek in a large corporation uses jargon … Continue Reading

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The Hallmarks of a Favorite Founder

April 19, 2022

Grant Lawrence, president of Valhalla Angels Kelowna and co-president of Valhalla Angels Vancouver, has lifted the lid on which personality traits angel investors are looking for in early stage company founders with reference to angel investor Jason Calacanis, Valhalla Angel group members Ziad Moukheiber (Boston Harbor Angels) and New York Times bestselling author Adam Grant, Find … Continue Reading

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Ask An Expert: Jeffrey Manner on The Stablecoin Movement

April 14, 2022

Jeffrey Manner, general partner at Weave VC, explained the stablecoin movement during the latest installment of Valhalla Private Capital’s Ask An Expert series, which discussed Web3, the metaverse and its impacts on investors and startups alike. Speaking with Mark Mitchell, Edmonton Chapter President at Valhalla Private Capital, Aly Madhavji, managing director at Blockchain Founders Fund; … Continue Reading

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Valhalla Angel 101 Returns 4 June

April 13, 2022

Valhalla Angel 101 returns on 4 June, providing prospective angel investors with an opportunity to learn the perks and pitfalls of investing from seasoned veterans of the medium. In Valhalla’s hands-on Angel 101 seminar, experienced investors from Valhalla Private Capital provide workbooks, templates and checklists to explore the steps required to become a successful angel … Continue Reading

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Talking Business: Becoming More Than ‘Aspirational’

April 12, 2022

In the most recent installment of our ‘Talking Business’ series Teruel Carrasco – vice president of entrepreneur engagement at Valhalla Private Capital, co-founder of Radar Endeavour Group Inc and CEO of Lending Assist – has explained how to avoid the pitfalls of sharing “aspirational” projections with an investor during a pitch. With expertise in business … Continue Reading

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Valhalla’s Virtual Founder BaseCamp Kicks Off 11-12 June 2022

April 11, 2022

Tickets are currently available for Valhalla Private Capital’s virtual Founder BaseCamp, which is set to take place on 11-12 June 2022. Comprising two eight-hour sessions, Valhalla’s Founder BaseCamp is a two day investment-readiness program for entrepreneurs hoping to scale their business in coming months. While session one covers topics including how to build a capital … Continue Reading

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Anonymous Angel: Are Angels Making Money, and Should You Care?

April 7, 2022

The powerhouses of the VC/angel blog community have all written about angel and venture capitalist returns and how they impact startup communities locally. Being a sheep, I too feel this is a big issue. I’ve been part of the investing space for a long time now, measured in decades not months, and there are times … Continue Reading

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Talking Business: How Not To Be A Deer In Headlights

April 5, 2022

In the third installment of our ‘Talking Business’ series, Teruel Carrasco – vice president of entrepreneur engagement at Valhalla Private Capital, co-founder of Radar Endeavour Group Inc and CEO of Lending Assist – has discussed the standard investment journey of a startup, from its inception to achieving product market fit status. With expertise in business … Continue Reading

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