Maple Leaf Angels (MLA) Members Invest in Montreal-based Locketgo’s Seed Round
Toronto, Canada – May 1, 2019 – Maple Leaf Angels (MLA) is pleased to announce that several of its members have invested in Locketgo, a “turnkey” storage solution that facilitates the user journey through festivals and permanent installations. Along with MLA members’ participation, Locketgo’s $1.2 Million round of investment saw participation from Anges Québec, CH Group, Real Ventures, and Jeffrey Kadanoff.
Gabrielle La Rue, co-founder and CEO said, “We are delighted that the members of Maple Leaf Angels recognized our potential and extended their support, with an impressively quick turnaround time and flexibility. We look forward to achieving our vision with the guidance of the Angels and their expertise.”
The funding will be used to break into the North American Market, expand the team and continue its research and development. The Angels of MLA continue to stay active in the Canadian start-up ecosystem and are seeking promising technology companies like Locketgo that would be a good fit for its members.
“Maple Leaf Angels is excited to be involved with Locketgo and contribute to building their business in the event industry,” said Nancy Lala, MLA member and lead for the Locketgo investment with MLA. “Their product and team are solid and we believe that Locketgo will provide event-goers with an excellent experience pushing the boundaries of the industry even further.”
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 $30 million in 55 companies across Canada. Our members have seen 14 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. www.mapleleafangels.com
Locketgo offers a turnkey locker rental solution that utilizes RFID or digital PIN code equipped with one USB charging port per door for charging mobile devices. This storage solution facilitates the user journey through festivals and permanent installations. Thanks to the online platform and native application, the user can book in advance, avoid line-ups and have peace of mind while attending their event.
Managing Director, Maple Leaf Angels