Spark has brought together an elite group of experienced business people from all areas of business with the skills and the inclination to support a place for innovation and ideas.
A colleague invited me to a meeting and then I attended a couple of more meetings to get an idea of how the meetings ran and what the organization was all about. It peeked my interest and I liked the fact that there was this forum that was willing to help out new and up and coming entrepreneurs from both a financial and an experience aspect.
Tax Partner, BDO Canada
Spark Angels uniquely provides companies across the Durham Region with private equity funding or mentoring, to help scale their business. Executive Director, Malcolm MacTaggart, has a special vision ‘to change Durham’s economy from metal bashing to knowledge-based’. The Spark Angel Network is doing a great job at helping to create jobs in the Durham Region, and building Durham’s economy.
MP Mark Holland
City of Ajax
The Spark Angel network gives students the opportunity to experience first-hand the world of Angel Investing. Executive Director, Malcolm MacTaggart is passionate about giving students in the Durham Region the opportunity to gain workplace-based learning, which we value here at Trent University Durham GTA.
Manager, Community Relations and Articulation, Trent University Durham GTA
We found the entire process professional, well-organized and efficient and we received not only investment, but valuable business advice from our Angel.
Founder and CEO of Hockeystick.co Inc.
The Spark Angels group has made a difference in our community in many ways. They have brought together a local like-minded business people who care about the community, business, and the growth of the economy. This has, in turn, created friendships. And opportunities for fellow entrepreneurs.
Spark Angel Network is a group of individual investors whose aim is to build economic growth and sustainability within Durham and Northumberland. We welcome individuals, companies, local business associations and educational institutes who share the Spark Angel Network vision.