Startup Calgary Podcast

#1 Funding Your Startup

April 30, 2019 Startup Calgary & Andrea Drager, Principal at Azure Capital Partners Season 1 Episode 1
Startup Calgary Podcast
#1 Funding Your Startup
Show Notes

Not sure how to go about funding your startup? Long story short - community and capital go hand-in-hand. During this episode, we will share tips and tricks to help you understand the various funding sources, when/how to approach investors & which local resources you need to tap into. 

Featured Speaker: 

Andrea Drager is Principal at Azure Capital Partners, a San Francisco-based venture capital firm with over $750 million under management. Andrea is based in the Calgary office and is responsible for evaluating all of Azure’s Canadian investments and select consumer investments in the US.

View Andrea Drager's slide deck here to learn more about: 

  • Terms & definitions
  • Startup Commons framework
  • Links to local grants, vouchers, loans & tax credits
  • Angel & Seed funders
  • Venture Capital firms


Databases to list your startup, connect with investors and amplify funding announcements: 

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