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This week’s guest is Nolan Beanlands, Executive Director at Capital Angel Networks, a group of accredited angel investors in the Ottawa-Gatineau region that facilitate investment opportunities for startups. Capital Angel Networks has invested well over $20 million in over 100 early stage companies, many of which Nolan has worked with personally to help secure millions of dollars in funding and sales.
Nolan is extremely passionate about the Ottawa startup ecosystem and has extensive experience helping companies secure funding and mentorship. He also previously ran the Startup Garage at the University of Ottawa, the Founder Institute and iD Gatineau.
We had an incredible conversation about entrepreneurship in Ottawa, what kind of startups are investable, what it takes to become an accredited investor, and some of the lessons he’s learned from some of the impressive companies he’s worked with.
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