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DECEMBER INVESTOR MEETING RECAP

December 17, 2019 / Source: GTAN

On December 17th, GTAN members, entrepreneurs and special guests, including students and professors from the University of Waterloo's School of Accounting and Finance and The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, gathered at Bingemans for the last Investor Meeting of the decade. 

The December Investor Meeting shook things up from previous months. Eight of the best companies that have pitched at GTAN|RAW’s September, October, November and December events were invited to showcase their early stage company at this month’s Investor meeting. 

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2020 Trends For Startups

December 10, 2019 / Source: GTAN

GTAN has seen dozens of incredible, early-stage companies pitch at both GTAN|RAW and our Monthly Investor Meetings over the past decade! With a new decade quickly approaching, we rounded up the top three trends for startups to watch as we enter 2020.

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Markham girl regains her vision with eSight glasses

November 26, 2019 / Source: CityNews

A fourth-grade student from Markham with a condition that highly compromises her vision has regained her sight thanks to a new pair of electronic glasses. Audra Brown finds out more about eSight glasses.

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Term Sheets - What you need to know

November 25, 2019 / Source: GTAN

Fear of the unknown is common for startup founders. Taking a leap of faith in your company is both exciting and nerve wracking, so it’s important to cover your bases with the right planning. Creating a term sheet can help for when investors start coming forward or to avoid making a mistake that founders may regret later, as the business grows.

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New study shows big economic boost from UW’s startup community

November 22, 2019 / Source: CTV News Kitchener

Blackberry, Open Text and Kik all got their start in Waterloo Region. Their success inspired other growing companies including Miovision, Aeryon Labs, ClearPath Robotics, and Thalmic Labs.

While Waterloo Region has long been considered a great place to start a business, how is the next generation of startup companies contributing to the local economy?

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NOVEMBER INVESTOR MEETING RECAP

November 19, 2019 / Source: GTAN

On Tuesday, November 19th, GTAN members, entrepreneurs and special guests, including students and professors from the University of Waterloo's School of Accounting and Finance and The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, gathered at Bingemans for the November Investor Meeting. 

Attendees heard pitches from three early-stage companies: BlockAble, LiTTLE CANADA and Synergy Disc.

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Pilot project improves traffic flow on Huron Church Road

October 25, 2019 / Source: Windsor Star

Each time a trucker pumps the brakes during one of those traffic jams on Huron Church Road economic productivity is slowed along with the vehicle.

“It costs the transportation industry a dollar every time the driver brakes,” said Erin Skimson, Miovision’s vice-president of product management and corporate programs.

“It’s a major challenge for cities moving people and goods around and it’s growing.”

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OCTOBER INVESTOR MEETING RECAP

October 15, 2019 / Source: GTAN

On Tuesday, October 15th, GTAN members, entrepreneurs and special guests, including students and professors from the University of Waterloo's School of Accounting and Finance and The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, gathered at Bingemans for the October Investor Meeting.

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Launch of Equation Angels

October 10, 2019 / Source: GTAN

On October 10th, 2019, Golden Triangle Angel Network (GTAN), Angel One and SWO Angels gathered at Ron Joyce Centre at McMaster University for an evening of networking and celebrating.

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SEPTEMBER INVESTOR MEETING RECAP

September 17, 2019 / Source: GTAN

On Tuesday, September 17th, GTAN members, entrepreneurs and special guests, including students and professors from the University of Waterloo's School of Accounting and Finance and The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, gathered at Roseville Estates for the first Investor Meeting of the season and to celebrate GTAN’s tenth anniversary. 

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