"We connect experienced investors with great entrepreneurs to create an even better Canada"

- Brandon Corman, Managing Director

Angel Investing

By bringing together investment, experience and a network of partners, MLA enables high potential companies to grow and realize their potential. To date we have invested over $17 million in 31 companies. We have had 6 successful exits.

MLA48

MLA48 is Canada’s first angel investment fund that commits to make investment decisions within 48 hours. The Fund provides new and innovative ways for promising young companies in Ontario's information, communication and entertainment sectors to obtain early stage financing. 

Partnerships

MLA facilitates ecosystem and government partnerships for the mutual benefit of investors and entrepreneurs. Our members enjoy a community of like-minded individuals, networking and professional development opportunities, and industry engagement. 

Investment decisions in 48 hours

With MLA48, we are changing the way entrepreneurs think about raising money in Canada. This innovative limited partnership designed to foster innovation in Ontario by accelerating funding timelines for entrepreneurs and providing diversification for accredited investors. 

We will invest up to $120,000 per company into early stage startups that have yet to receive seed funding and we'll make that investment decision in 48 hours. 

> $17 Million
Invested

30+
Portfolio Companies

6
Successful Exits

Since 2007, Maple Leaf Angels has been connecting the brightest, most passionate entrepreneurs with experienced, accredited investors within the local ecosystem. 

At MLA, our expertise is investing in early-stage technology companies. In particular, we focus on:

Fintech

Payment Systems

Trading Technology

Cryptocurrency

Personal Finances

ICT

Software 

Mobile 

Social Media 

Software as a Service 

Platform as a Service

Hardware

Healthcare

Medical devices

Diagnostics

Software and Software as a Service

How Does Angel Funding Work?

MLA invests in high potential companies through an equity position or a convertible debt instrument.  There is no cost to the entrepreneur.  

The entrepreneur submits an online Application for Funding to MLA and, if accepted, the funding process begins. 

We look to invest between $250,000 to $1,000,000 in each opportunity.

What MLA Offers

Intellectual Capital

Through our members years of experience in various industries, we provide coaching and mentorship programs. 

Financial Capital

We provide seed investment of $250,000 - $500,000 and early-stage investment of $350,000 - $1,000,000

 

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Partners

Through our many ecosystem partners and member investors, we offer networking opportunities, access to follow-on funding, and access to government funding.

Benefits of applying to MLA

Access to FedDev matching 

Access to OCE funding

Access to mentorship and coaching

Looking to grow as an entrepreneur? Check out the resources on our Blog.

Current Investments

Successful Exits

Sentient Magnetics Inc.

Our Sponsors