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Become a Member

Join our angel investing community and get the inside track on high-growth early-stage investment opportunities.
Bonus: NACO and ACA membership included.


Member Benefits

Become a part of the largest angel investor communities

Access to 10-15 vetted and investor-ready deals per month

You can invite an accredited investor as your guest for free

Sponsor a startup of your interest to pitch at the Vantec meeting


Complimentary membership to NACO membership and ACA membership

Deep-dive sessions with startups

The flexibility of online and in-person participation

Monthly newsletter with BC industry news and Vantec Event updates



Value Gained

Investor networking opportunities - Building relationships in the startup ecosystem is a great way to gain valuable connections, industry insights, and co-investment opportunities. It's worth the effort!

Collaboration - If you're new to investing, working with more experienced members is always helpful in evaluating a startup's potential risks and determining if it's a good investment opportunity. Collaborative due diligence can be a great way to learn from those with more experience and make informed decisions.

Diverse Perspectives - Vantec has a group of over 150 angel investors who bring unique perspectives and knowledge from various fields. This diversity leads to thoughtful decision-making and a broader appreciation for different industries.

Due Diligence Resources - Vantec provides member-only access to due diligence templates, checklists, and best practices. We know that evaluating investments can be complicated, but with our resources, we aim to simplify things and make them as easy as possible.

Market Insights - When you become a part of the Vantec community, you'll get access to helpful information on market insights and emerging trends that can help you make informed decisions about investing.

Access to Resources - Vantec has great sponsor partners who offer angel investors and startups helpful access to legal, accounting, and other professional services tailored to their needs. It's a great way to get the support you need to succeed.

Personal Growth - As a member of the Vantec community, you can learn and grow personally and professionally. By sharing your investment experiences and hearing from others, you can gain valuable insights and knowledge to help you succeed.

Community Reputation - Joining the Vantec community can boost your credibility and draw the attention of promising startups looking for funding.


Member Office Hours

Our door is always open for our members to ask questions or have a conversation about angel investing, the BC startup ecosystem or the Vantec community. Please email us if you want to have a conversation.


Angel Investing Requirements

In order to become a VANTEC member, you must qualify as an Accredited Investor**. 

(**Accredited investors are individuals with an annual income of at least $200K (or $300K household income), financial assets exceeding $1M or total net assets of at least $5M. For the exact definitions and other ways to qualify, see 'accredited investor' in the definitions section of Securities Regulations (National Instrument 45-106) - pages 5-7.


EBC Tax Credit and Capital Gains Exemption

Vantec predominantly showcases BC based startups, which often qualify for a 30% EBC tax credit for BC residents

  • The EBC requirements for companies can be found here.

Angel investments benefit from a $800,000 lifetime capital gain exemption.


Membership Types

Full membership is $600 / Year

  • By signing up for Full Membership you can attend our 11 monthly meetings in person. These are held on the first Wednesday of each month from 3:30 to 6:30 pm. The first 30 minutes are reserved for networking. Our Pitch Events from Nov-July feature 90 sec introductions from 5-10 companies and full 10 min presentations from 4-6 companies. 
  • You have an option to bring a guest to each event at no charge.
  • You will have access to the recorded pitches and pitch material on our website, investor profiles on GUST, discounts to events and programs hosted by our ecosystem partners, notifications about industry pitch events, and more.

Online membership is $300 / Year 

(Ideal for out of town investors)

  • You can attend a monthly events online via Zoom
  • You will have access to the recorded pitches and pitch material on our website, investor profiles on GUST, discounts to events and programs hosted by our ecosystem partners, notifications about industry pitch events, and more.


Note - VANTEC membership includes membership in the National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) and the Angel Capital Association (ACA).


*If you are a member of a VANTEC Partner Group or Fund including WUTIF Capital (VCC) Inc., eFund  Spring Impact Capital or Weave VC you qualify for a reduced rate of $400 / Year. Please email us at


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