Angel Investor - Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked question for investors

How do I qualify as an accredited investor?

You must meet at least one of the following criteria.

  • Your net income before taxes was more than $200,000 in each of the 2 most recent calendar years, and you expect it to be more than $200,000 in the current calendar year. (You can find your net income before taxes on your personal income tax return.)
  • Your net income before taxes combined with your spouse’s was more than $300,000 in each of the 2 most recent calendar years, and you expect your combined net income before taxes to be more than $300,000 in the current calendar year.
  • Either alone or with your spouse, you own more than $1 million in cash and securities, after subtracting any debt related to the cash and securities.
  • Either alone or with your spouse, you have net assets worth more than $5 million. (Your net assets are your total assets (including real estate) minus your total debt.)

 

I'm new to Angel Investing, what is a good way to learn quickly and start investing?

Seed stage investments are very high risk and 70% of startups do not return money. There are a number of ways to reduce your investment risk, and joining an investor group or Angel Fund is a great way to get started. A fund allows you to diversify your risks from the start.

WUTIF Capital VCC is an angel fund that co-invests with angel investors in promising new technology ventures in British Columbia.

E-Fund VCC was founded by entrepreneurs and angel investors to achieve consistently higher returns and more exits from angel investments. By investing via teams, we are able to do better due diligence, leverage the domain expertise of our investors and provide post investment advice to our portfolio companies.  Accredited investors are invited to Email info@e-fund.ca to receive an invitation to one of our investor events and learn more about investing with E-Fund.