Maple Leaf Angels Announces New Fast-Track Process

Toronto, Canada – September 1, 2020 – Maple Leaf Angels (MLA) is excited to announce the launch of its new ‘Fast-Track Process’ with the goal of getting great companies in front of our investors and the MLA48 Fund even faster.

Startups that satisfy the fast-track criteria will have the opportunity to bypass MLA’s Office Hours and directly present to our Investment Review Committee – saving companies up to a month’s worth of valuable fundraising and growth time.


MLA is looking for startups with a strong founding team, unique value proposition, attractive market & reasonable investment terms. 

  • Endorsement: A firm investment commitment from a recognized Canadian entity 
  • Evidence of Product-Market Fit and/or Early Traction
  • Valuation < $10M CAD
  • Short Screening Call: The company must have a brief screening call with 2 members of our team after the introduction. 

MLA’s Investment Review Committee Chair, Mohammed Ghalayini notes, “Based on positive feedback from entrepreneurs around MLA48’s quick decision turnaround, we are delighted to announce the new ‘Fast Track Process’ for high potential companies to get in front of our membership faster, saving precious time and focusing on growing their company instead.”

We encourage all startups, VCs and MLA’s syndicate partners to email our Managing Director, Prathna Ramesh at


MLA48 is the first fund in Ontario promising investment decisions in 48 hours, designed to foster innovation by accelerating funding timelines for Canada’s brightest entrepreneurs while providing diversification for accredited investors. The limited partners are MLA members who want to invest collectively, and the general partner is Maple Leaf Angels Capital Corporation, a subsidiary of Maple Leaf Angels Corporation. 

MLA48 Fund I and II have successfully invested all of its funds into 8 promising early stage startups and are fully deployed. MLA48 III is in deployment mode. It has successfully invested $150,000 in one company, and is actively in search of high potential early-stage technology companies for investment. 


Maple Leaf Angels enable high potential companies to grow, realize their potential, and offer excellent returns by bringing together investment, experience, and a network of partners. To date, our members have invested over $35 million in 71 companies across Canada. Our members have seen 15 collective exits within the MLA portfolio. We offer Curbside Mentoring events and weekly complimentary Office Hours to connect the brightest, most passionate entrepreneurs with our accredited investors in a streamlined process.

For more information please visit and follow us on Twitter at @mapleleafangels.


Prathna Ramesh
Managing Director, Maple Leaf Angels