Mike Volker (Angel Investor)

Oct 16, 2014, 1:30 – 4:00 AM

Mobify (Suite 300), 948 Homer Street, Vancouver, V6B 2W7

Michael Volker is an Entrepreneur active in the development of new high technology ventures and was named Canadian Angel Investor of the Year in 2009.

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About this event

Michael Volker is an Entrepreneur active in the development of new high technology ventures and is presently the Director of the Simon Fraser University Innovation Office.

Mike is actively involved with his two latest projects: Greenangel Energy Corp (GAE.V) - a public company that invests in green technologies and WUTIF, the Western Universities Technology Innovation Fund - an angel fund for start-ups. To further encourage tech entrepreneurship, Mike runs the Vancouver Angel Network, VANTEC and the Vancouver Chapter of the Keiretsu Forum. He is also on the Board of New Ventures BC - an annual business competition. A University of Waterloo Engineering graduate, BASc and MASc, Mike started his own company (Volker-Craig Ltd) in 1973. He sold this company in 1981 and decided to work with entrepreneurs in building new companies. Since then he has been active in various early stage businesses as a founder, investor, director, and officer. Mike served two terms as a Governor of the University of Waterloo, was the first Chairman of the Shad Valley Program, and led the BC Advanced Systems Institute as Executive Director and later as Chairman. Furthermore, Mike was Chairman of the Vancouver Enterprise Forum for several years. In 2009, Mike was named Canadian Angel Investor of the Year by the National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) as well as B.C. Angel of the Year by the B.C. Angel Forum.

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  • Mike Volker

    Angel Investor



Thursday, October 16, 2014
1:30 AM – 4:00 AM UTC


Networking and Food
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    Startup Grind Vancouver Digital Team

  • Eileen Xing

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