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Superangel Mike Edwards Goes Public with LX Ventures - Now You Can Invest With Him
Over the last few years the Vancouver startup community has been booming and a lot of the credit goes to two very active angel investors. Together Boris Wertz and Mike Edwards have interested in... more
Angel Forum Names Mike Edwards the 2012 BC Angel Investor of the Year
The 32nd Angel Forum took place earlier this week in Vancouver and over 100 entrepreneurs, investors and sponsors were in attendance. The day-long event wrapped up with the Angel Forum crowning... more
Mike Edwards: 'Vancouver is Definitely Not a Hotbed for Angel Investing'
Mike Edwards is the executive director of Vancouver's GrowLab and a founding partner of InitioGroup, a seed investment company. So he knows a thing or two about the local startup ecosystem... more
GrowLab Gets a New Executive Director
Ten months ago, Vancouver welcomed Silicon Valley style accelerator program GrowLab to the startup community. And it conveniently filled the void left by Bootup Labs, when Bootup unceremoniously... more
Take 48 Hours to Make Good Games in Vancouver
On March 30th Wyley Interactive and Initio Group are hosting the Make Good Games 48 hour game jam in Vancouver. We're going to get together for a weekend and build games. Anybody of any... more
How to become a Superangel in less than 12 months
The Vancouver Enterprise Forum hosted their annual Angel Investing panel discussion earlier this week and it was a sold out affair. BC's 2011 Angel Investor of the Year Boris Wertz moderated a... more
Vancouver's Hoseanna raises $250K from Initio Group
Last week Vancouver startup Hoseanna was one of 15 Canadian companies selected to showcase at Launch@GROW. Hoseanna calls itself "the Netflix of nuisance products" for women. They automate the... more
Google acquires Punchd and Vancouver investor's fast $50K cheque pays off
InitioGroup is a Vancouver based early stage investment fund led by Mike Edwards and focused on consumer Internet and mobile opportunities. Edwards believes that actions speak louder than words... more
Vancouver Angel invests in Canadian 500Startups accelerator company
TechCrunch reported this morning that yesterday's 500Startups Demo Day was a huge success and a couple Canadian names caught our eye in Alexia Tsotsis' report. Attending Vancouver angel investor... more

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