Investor-Ready Entrepreneurs

The National Angel Capital Organization Investor Readiness Program for Early-Stage companies is designed to assist entrepreneurs to transform good ideas into great businesses.

Program Information


Developed in partnership with Ryerson University and NACO angel investors, this robust educational program is designed to facilitate access to capital for high-potential entrepreneurs. Participate in free workshops and Q&A sessions to develop your investment strategy and connect with angel investors.

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Virtual Classroom Sessions will Cover

Session One

Angel Investing Basics

This introductory session covers the basics of what angel investors do, who they are and where to find them. Find out what types of companies and founders angel investors are looking for and understand the support they provide.

Session Two

Securing Investment

This session offers a deeper dive into the mechanics of angel investing including an overview of deal structures, valuation and due diligence. Understand investor expectations and how to position your pitch to ensure that you can access the capital you need to grow.

Session Three

After the Cheque

A relationship between a founder and their angel investors goes beyond that initial investment cheque. This session explores post-investment expectations and takes a look at corporate governance and investor relations to set your company up for future success.

1-on-1 Coaching Sessions


1-on-1 coaching with accredited Angel Investors provides high value, high impact training that will help your business escalate to the next level. Each session will last 1 to 2 hours.

Applications for coaching are now closed. Please sign up for the virtual classroom to receive updates on coaching.

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Program partners

We are thankful for the support of the following organizations committed to increasing access to capital for Canadian entrepreneurs

Founding Partner

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