Startup Canada Investor of the Year Award
Randy Thompson |Founder, VA Angels
2014 Investor of the Year Randy Thompson is a serial entrepreneur and an angel investor who founded one of Canada’s most active angel groups, VA Angels, which has chapters across Canada. Randy has funded 85 companies in the last 10 years, totalling over $33 m in investment. He is currently invested in 21 companies personally with 4 exits and has been working in the startup venture space for 20 years. Randy is most proud of the number of companies he has assisted to understand the startup financing process. By running finance bootcamps in Canada and in the U.S, Randy enables hundreds of entrepreneurs to find the right type of capital for their venture.