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Northern Ontario Angels named #1 Angel Organization in North America in dollars and deals

The non-profit organization is made up of Board of Directors from across the North, chaired by Chris Winrow of North Bay
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Mary Long Irwin – Executive Director of Northern Ontario Angels holding up #1 finger and Claire England from Central Texas Angel Network # 2. Supplied.

Northern Ontario Angels has been named as the #1 Angel Organization in Canada for the past 5 to 6 years, but this year have been named the #1 Angel Organization in North America. 

This announcement comes from the 2018 Angel Funders Report conducted by the Angel Capital Association, of which NOA is a standing member.  The collecting data of the Angel Funders Report was from 68 angel groups across the United States and Canada says a news release from the group.

Northern Ontario Angels has closed 275 deals worth a total of $387,670,200.  Investors invested $125,650,000. Entrepreneurs invested $73,998,000 plus $46,082,200 in government and other funding plus $132,615,000 from conventional sources and $9,325,000 from other Angel Groups.  NOA entrepreneurs have created over 3,000 full-time jobs across northern Ontario.

The non-profit organization is made up of Board of Directors from across the North, chaired by Chris Winrow of North Bay.

NOA Executive Director, Mary Long-Irwin states that she has support from part-time consultants covering Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie, North Bay, Kenora and Timmins/Kapuskasing.  The Consultants also recruit accredited investors to join NOA through an application process.  There are no fees to apply to become a member of NOA.

“We are very proud to be named the #1 Angel Organization in North America," says Winrow, "This accreditation has put NOA on the map of connecting our Northern Ontario Entrepreneurs to the World." 




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