Peterborough Region Angel Network

The Peterborough Region Angel Network is a Core Partner of the Innovation Cluster

John Gillis

President

With his own entrepreneurial background, John leads the Innovation Cluster to new heights as President of the organization since 2019. A specialist in clean technology, John mentors local startups in this sector, and connects accelerated startups with the Peterborough Region Angel Network for investment opportunities.

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Tel: (705) 536-1101 ext. 908

ABOUT

The Peterborough Region Angel Network (PRAN) brings together individual investors from the Peterborough area. Peterborough Angels combine their wealth of knowledge and experience to collaborate and invest in early stage growth companies. Their particular areas of focus for investment include: information & communication technology (ICT), medical technology, green technology (cleantech), biotechnology and life-sciences.

THE FACTS

  • Over 14 companies have been invested in.
  • Over 6.2 million dollars has been invested into companies.
  • Over 4 million dollars invested has went to local companies.
  • Multiple of those local companies have came out of the Innovation Cluster’s incubator!

JOIN THE ANGELS

Joining the Peterborough Angel Network provides many benefits to investors as opposed to investing alone. For example, company evaluation and due diligence managed by a team mitigates investment risk and spreads the workload.

PRAN recognizes supporting the growth of new companies help job creation in our region and strengthen economic development. To make this happen, the Peterborough Region Angel Network provides Angels the connections and opportunities to invest in various industries.

Their network is composed of a group with a wide range of business backgrounds and expertise. Currently, they have members that offer their know-how in trades such as information & communication technology (ICT), medical technology, green technology, biotechnology and life-science.

If you are interested in joining, visit here!

PITCH TO THE ANGELS

Monthly PRAN meetings are held in the downtown core of Peterborough, where entrepreneur startups present their investor’s pitch at a maximum of 20 minutes, following a Q&A period.

If you are interested in pitching to the angels, visit here!

TIPS FROM AN ANGEL INVESTER – PRAN

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