Topic: angel investors

Short Report, February 5, 2020: Most Canadian boards still don’t include women; merit-based grants offer big economic returns; McMaster researchers establish a new form of computing

A StatCan study of Canadian corporations in 2016/17 found that most of their boards didn’t include women: over 60% had no women members. The number of women on boards is growing, but very slowly, say experts. – BNN Bloomberg The University of British Columbia became the first Canadian post-secondary institution to join the Center for Open…

Report: Health science innovators need industry support to scale up

Executives from Ontario’s healthcare sector say they could benefit from a network of early adopter institutions and a capital fund that invests directly in health science companies preparing to commercialize their products and market them globally as they scale their businesses in Canada.