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Happy New Year To Our Valued Entrepreneurs, Investors, Sponsors/Partners & Friends of NOA

We trust that you are keeping well during these times as we continue to be in lock-down across the Province. We miss our face-to-face meetings & events with you and we hope to see you in the near future. We have an incredible roster of virtual events planned for 2021. Visit our website for more information. Given the restrictions of COVID-19, we are planning some pre-recorded zoom Pitches with our entrepreneurs. Please see below two Pitches that we captured this month. These Pitches are also posted on our website. Together we are strong! Stay safe everyone!

Zoom Event: Coffee Side Chat with Dalton MacFarlane & Mary Long-Irwin Thursday January 28, 2021 - 3:00-3:30 pm
Join us for a coffee break to learn more about Northern Ontario Angels, what we do, what we have accomplished, and where we are heading. Q&A with Incoming Executive Director Dalton MacFarlane and Former Executive Director Mary Long-Irwin, as she transitions into the role of Director of International Development. Register on Eventbrite to receive the Zoom Link to the Event. Any questions, please email
Entrepreneurs Richard Togman and Hart Togman of Rent Panda (Thunder Bay) presented their Pitch to NOA this month via zoom. Rent Panda is a comfortable and trusted place where tenants and landlords can get a full suite of products and services to help them rent better the solution. For more information about this Pitch please contact NOA (Thunder Bay) Mary Long-Irwin.
Check out BDO's Canada's Digital Journey with Pat Kramer, CEO of BDO. The lockdown forced businesses to adopt technology and transform overnight. Digital transformation is now top of mind for every leader.

Sudbury's entrepreneurs Vineet Johnson, Joel Liederman and Samir Sahoo from I-Regained Inc., presented their Pitch to NOA earlier this month. The products and services offered by IRegained address the physical rehabilitation needs (primarily hand function) of people who sustained a brain injury caused by a stroke or accident and were left with an impaired ability to use their hand. For more information please contact NOA Consultant Cliff Richardson (Sudbury).
 2020 Engineering & Technology Year in Review
January 20, 2021
By Paul Horbal, Sunil Rao and Yuen Shek

2020 saw some notable developments relating to the patentability of software and computer-related inventions. Here, we review some of the key highlights: 1) the Federal Court of Canada’s decision regarding the proper test for patentable subject matter; 2) the subsequent updates to the Canadian Intellectual Property Office’s (CIPO) examination guidelines; and 3) related updates in the United States...
NOA is a proud partner of the NORCAT Innovation Centre 2021 Virtual Pitch that will be held on Thursday May 13, 2021. Applications will be open on their website on February 1. Contact Brendan Skiffington NORCAT Regional Innovation Centre Coordinator 705-521-8324 ext. 257
Investor Portal.
Accredited investors please contact your NOA Consultant to register to view the current private deals that are happening in Northern Ontario on our investor portal. Some deals are public on our website under NOA Pitches.


To become a partner/sponsor, please contact Kimberley Wahamaa-Deschenes, Operations & Events Manager.
NOA Pitch.

To qualify your business to pitch, we invite you complete the entrepreneur application.  If you are an accredited investor, please complete the investor application online. There are no fees associated with the applications.