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KAPUSKASING PITCH Event calls for pitch entries

 Are you an entrepreneur in need of seed capital to start, grow, scale-up or commercialize your business, or an established business looking for extra capital to expand?

Come pitch to accredited investors with the Northern Ontario Angels at the inaugural Kapuskasing Pitch Event on October 3, 2018! Entries can be submitted online by June 29, 2018 at www.northernontarioangels.ca (Entrepreneur Application). 

KAPUSKASING PITCH 2018 is an opportunity for people in business or interested in starting their own business, to see how experienced entrepreneurs make their pitches to potential angel investors in order to raise investment capital to grow their businesses to the next level. 
 
Northern Ontario Angels (NOA) will be co-hosting this session with PIC (Productivity & Innovation Centre). Registration opens at 5:00 pm and PITCHES start at 5:45 pm and wrap-up at 7:30 PM with complimentary snacks and beverages. 
 
“Partnering with the Northern Ontario Angels to co-host investor pitch events provides our entrepreneurs with further options to help with business scale-up and product launch. Often it is difficult for entrepreneurs to secure financing from traditional sources, particularly for early-stage development. Angel investors are willing to take greater risks for greater rewards.” “In 2016 we first partnered with the Northern Ontario Angels to host a pitch event. As a result, one of our entrepreneurs later secured seed capital which enabled him to move forward with his innovative product launch. He continues today with scaling up business operations.” Ross MacDonald, Business Development Specialist, PIC 
 
Pre-registration is required on EventBrite – KAPUSKASING PITCH 2018. Individual tickets are $10.00. Kapuskasing Chamber of Commerce Members can register for $5.00 https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/kapuskasing-pitch-2018-tickets-42381622574 
 
“Kapuskasing is pleased to host the Northern Ontario Angels PITCH event which gives the opportunity to our local entrepreneurs and new businesses to get exposure, meet and connect with potential investors. This forum represents great significance in the model Town of the North and we applaud the Northern Ontario Angels organization and its partners for their initiative in providing possibilities for entrepreneurs and small businesses in our community.” Mayor Alan Spacek, Town of Kapuskasing 
 
NOA provides a vital link that connects Northern Ontario entrepreneurs with the investment and expertise they need to grow and find success. Once a business is investment ready, Northern Ontario Angels helps to connect them with prospective investors. If you are interested in joining NOA as angel investor you fill out our online application or contact us. There are no fees to join NOA. 
 
Angel investing plays an essential role in economic development. With its partners, NOA is recognized by the National Angel Capital Organization (nacocanada.com) as one of the top angel investment groups in Canada. Whether you are an active or potential Angel, an aspiring entrepreneur or simply interested in strengthening our business community, come out to PITCH 2018!” Chris Winrow, Chairman, NOA Board of Directors. 
 
Northern Ontario Angels have held similar PITCH Sessions in Sudbury, Timmins, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie and North Bay. With NOA Consultants in each major center, Northern Ontario Angels provides investors with key investment information sessions, resources to improve investor success, and a gateway to connect with entrepreneurs. 
 
“The Kapuskasing & District Chamber of Commerce is proud to play a role in helping to enhance the retention or expansion of a business throughout our catchment area with the help of the NOA. It is our privilege to be part of this event.” Donna Todd, Member Services, Kapuskasing & District Chamber of Commerce/Chambre de commerce de Kapuskasing & du district 
 
This event is also in partnership with BDO.