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Ask An Expert: Dhawal Shah on the Role of DeFi in Ukrainian Aid

March 31, 2022

Dhawal Shah, co-founder of Frontier, has elaborated on the role of DeFi (decentralized finance) on the future of the financial world – and specifically the ongoing conflict in Ukraine – 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. … Continue Reading

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Anonymous Angel on Startup Financing: There’s More Than One Way to Skin a Cat

March 30, 2022

I must admit to having a chip on my shoulder about investment conferences. The ones where you pay to watch venture capitalists and angels market themselves on panel after panel, espousing about “the way” things are done, as if there is only one “way.” And then to add salt to the pot, they talk about … Continue Reading

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Ask An Expert: Aly Madhavji on ‘The Essence of NFTs’

March 24, 2022

Aly Madhavji, managing director at Blockchain Founders Fund (BFF), explained the perks and pitfalls of NFTs 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, Dhawal Shah, co-founder … Continue Reading

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Talking Business: Is Your Pitch Compelling?

March 23, 2022

Teruel Carrasco – vice president of entrepreneur engagement at Valhalla Private Capital, co-founder of Radar Endeavour Group Inc and CEO of Lending Assist – has delved into the importance of data-led research when pitching a business to investors. “I find that successful pitches are ones where there’s a story, but most importantly they talk about … Continue Reading

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Kelowna & Vancouver Chapter President Visits UBCO at Guest Lecturer

March 22, 2022

Grant Lawrence, president of Valhalla Angels Kelowna and co-president of Valhalla Angels Vancouver, has shared his venture financing insights with prospective entrepreneurs as a guest lecturer at The University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus (UBCO). The guest lecture, which took place on Friday (18 March), saw Grant discuss his experiences with the process of starting … Continue Reading

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One Year On: Valhalla Investment Summit in Saskatchewan

March 21, 2022

Last Friday (18 March) marked one year since the Valhalla Investment Summit in Saskatchewan. Powered by Startup TNT in the company’s first Sask-based summit, the five-hour event saw Valhalla Private Capital work with early-stage tech startups to improve their access to capital, creating relationships between all parties involved along the way. The deal screening process … Continue Reading

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Ireland’s Role in the Canadian Startup Economy

March 17, 2022

During a visit to Canada and the United States in November last year Robert Troy, Ireland’s Minister for Trade Promotion, joined 30 Irish companies in a bid to boost trade collaboration between the Emerald Isle and North America. Speaking of his arrival in Canada, Robert remarked: “We are very fortunate to have been able to … Continue Reading

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Valhalla Returns to e@UBCO Quick Pitch Challenge as Event Partner

March 14, 2022

The finale of this year’s Entrepreneurship @UBCO Quick Pitch Challenge is set to take place tomorrow (15 March), in partnership with Valhalla Private Capital and Accelerate Okanagan. The competition comprises two streams, one of which is the Customer Discovery Stream designed for ventures that are engaged in the e@UBCO’s Mentor 2 Market Program and are … Continue Reading

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Ask An Expert: Avoiding the ‘Mark Zuckerberg Metaverse’

March 11, 2022

The latest installment of Valhalla Private Capital’s ‘Ask An Expert’ series saw Aly Madhavji, managing director at Blockchain Founders Fund; Jeffrey Manner, general partner at Weave VC; and Dhawal Shah, co-founder of Frontier discuss the potential of a “Mark Zuckerberg metaverse” as the digital world continues to evolve. Speaking with moderator Mark Mitchell, Edmonton Chapter … Continue Reading

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Talking Business: The Inevitable Question of Startup Valuation

March 10, 2022

In the first installment of Valhalla Private Capital’s ‘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 intricacies of valuing a startup at pre-seed stage. “There’s a lot of valuation inflation going on, and … Continue Reading

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