VANCOUVER, May 1st, 2018 – Angel investor network VANTEC and online investment platform FrontFundr are pleased to announce a partnership. The two organizations will collaborate in the areas of deal syndication, due diligence, and the mobilization of a diverse investor community across Canada.
Thealzel Lee, Co-Manager at VANTEC: “We support promising BC-based entrepreneurs in technology ventures with angel investment, advice and connections. Our collaboration with FrontFundr enables these entrepreneurs to present themselves to a diverse pool of investors.”
Registered as an Exempt Market Dealer (EMD), FrontFundr can distribute securities to not only accredited investors, but non-accredited investors too, enabling the public to invest alongside VANTEC members.
This partnership will enable VANTEC members who are accredited investors, and the public across Canada to invest in companies that have presented at VANTEC meetings, through an online, streamlined process in as little as 12 minutes, and at lower investment minimums.
“We are extremely excited to partner with VANTEC to increase access to capital for companies”, says Peter-Paul Van Hoeken, Founder & CEO of FrontFundr. “The partnership with VANTEC provides companies an online channel to efficiently access angel investors and the public across Canada.”
FrontFundr is Canada’s leading online investment platform providing investors access to investment opportunities in vetted companies. FrontFundr uses technology to assist companies in raising capital efficiently from both seasoned investors and the wider public through a streamlined online investment process. FrontFundr is a nationally registered Exempt Market Dealer.
About VANTEC Angel Network
We are angel investors who support promising entrepreneurs with investment, advice and connections. Each month, 12-15 start-ups pitch and present their investor package. Since 1999, VANTEC has presented 2,000+ companies to investors and helped them to raise seed funding.
Companies can apply to pitch at the monthly investor meetings free of charge. VANTEC presents about 150 vetted companies per year to accredited investors for a $500 annual membership fee.