For Investors2018-08-17T15:27:15+00:00

Why Attend

Don’t miss your opportunity to join global investors, partners, and industry leaders from around the world at Elevate 2018. This is the time for investors to come together to catalyze a more dynamic early-stage capital ecosystem.

The investor pass includes full access to NACO World Angel Investment Summit.


The 2018 NACO World Angel Investment Summit will attract over 700 investors, partners and industry leaders from around the world and is the flagship event for the Canadian Angel Investor community.

NACO will be partnering with the Elevate, offering both premium content for our attendees, as well as collaborating with Elevate to run their Financing track and cohost keynote speakers. Consequently, the 2018 World Angel Investment Summit is the culmination of years worth of NACO’s efforts to build Angel communities across the country, and will catalyze a more dynamic early stage capital ecosystem.

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Elevate will bring together Canada’s top startup companies together with top tier investors from Boston, Silicon Valley, New York and across Canada for curated 1:1 meetings.

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Elevate will bring together Canada’s top startup companies together with top tier investors from Boston, Silicon Valley, New York and across Canada for curated 1:1 meetings. 

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If intimate, curated meetings aren’t your cup of tea, how about pitching your AI startup to 6,000 people? This year, ElevateR Pitch: AI Edition will have more than $1m in funding available to select finalists. 

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Exclusive Parties!

With your pass you get access to exclusive parties that are part of the NACO World Angel Investment Summit. Including a Welcome Reception at Toronto’s historic Casa Loma and NACO’s annual Gala Awards Dinner.

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Be Inspired

In addition to the impressive line-up on Elevate’s Main Stage. The NACO World Angel Investment Summit has an great lineup of panels, fireside chats, break-out sessions, and more!

Tuesday, September 25th:

-NACO AGM and Keynote Address: Dr. Kenneth A. Grant, Ryerson University

-NACO Academy: (3 options) The Art of Valuation, Exit Execution, Angel Investing Overview

Wednesday, September 26th:

-Keynote Addresses: Peter Cowley and Howard Lindzon

-Fireside Chat: “Unlocking the Power of Generational Wealth”  and “Disrupting the Social Contract”

Thursday, September 27th:
-Concurrent Streams: Best Practices for Incubators & Accelerators, Building & Growing Angel Networks, Funding Innovation Through Angel Funds, Individual Angels
-Keynote Addresses: Basil Peters and Adeo Ressi

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Impressive Keynotes

Make meaningful connections

During Elevate, we bring everyone to the table. If there’s an investor you want to meet, a customer you want to close, or an idea you want to capture, they’re all in the room. They’re a handshake away, it’s up to you to make it happen.

We believe real connections are made after sunset.

Join our Mission

Elevate is for the community, by the community. Everything from the programming on stage, to the AV equipment at the Sony Centre, to the judging of ElevateR Pitch, is crowdsourced from our incredible community. We’re all working towards the same mission, and can’t wait to bring you along for the ride.

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