Membership FAQ
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Thank you for your interest in the process of becoming an active contributing member of the Bizfield Angel Network. Bizfield Angel Network is a global angel network headquartered in Burnaby, BC, Canada. We are proud to host a group of internationally accredited investors. Your involvement in the group as an angel investor may range anywhere from highly active (Deal Lead, Advisor, Board Member, Consultant) to passive (joining in our deals with investment dollars only). Each member decides in which angel deal they participate.

Please complete the Membership Candidate Application to provide your background, experience and goals for your angel investment portfolio. We appreciate your time and interest. For qualifying accredited investors (for more info, click here), we will be in touch in the next 24 hours.

For questions, please send via email to: info@bizfieldangel.com

What are the benefits to becoming a Bizfield Member?
  1. Gain the financial benefits of diversifying your portfolio along with the opportunity to earn high returns

  2. Preferential access to invest in up-and-coming tech start-ups.

  3. Connect with other Bizfield Angel Network members for deal co-investment and syndication

  4. Access resources in Mandarin, and training sessions in Mandarin and English

  5. Get access to monthly Investor Meetings

  6. Access confidential angel platforms such as GUST (for deal-flow, due diligence)

  7. Get the benefits of a member affiliation with Canada’s National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) and Angel Capital Association which include access to exclusive, high quality, educational content.

  8. Develop a peer network to enhance your networking opportunities with other investors, corporations, and family offices

  9. Gain opportunities to mentor start-up founders and team

  10. Corporate and Family Office Members get two (2) designated members

What ARE “Accredited INVESTORS”?
 

"Accredited Investors" as that term is defined in B.C Securities Act and rules, regulations, policies, and instruments established under the Act.

An accredited investor includes:

  • financial institutions

  • registered advisers or dealers

  • pension funds

  • corporations, limited partnerships, trusts or estates having net assets of at least $5 million

 

Individuals are "Accredited Investors" if they meet one of following criteria:

  • individuals who have at least $1 million in financial assets (cash and securities) before taxes. (In calculating an individual's financial assets, any outstanding loans incurred to acquire those assets must be deducted.); or

  • individuals whose net income before taxes exceeds $200,000 (or $300,000 combined income with spouse) in each of the two most recent years and who reasonably expects to exceed that net income in the current year; or

  • individuals who have at least $5 million in net assets

 

Individual purchasers who qualify as an accredited investor in the last three categories listed above must sign a risk acknowledgement in Form 45-106F9 Form for Individual Accredited Investors.

Does Bizfield Angel Network belong to other angel networks?

Yes, Bizfield belongs to the following organizations: 

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What are the types of memberships?
  • Individual Members

  • Family Office Members

  • Corporate Members

 

Click here to review the 2021 Terms & Conditions for Bizfield Angel Network

What is The Typical member profile?

Accredited Investors are invited to become members of the Bizfield Angel Network. We are particularly interested in establishing relationships with Mandarin-speaking investors, Chinese-Canadians and others investors seeking to build connections to China. Typically, we attract investors from the following groups:

  • Founders/early stage leaders who have sold or exited their companies profitably

  • C-level executives

  • Business owners

  • Investors in real estate, manufacturing, service companies looking to diversify

  • Serial tech entrepreneurs in our target segments

What are the membership fees?

Membership fee for 2021 in CAD:

  1. Individual angel investors: $2,000+ GST

  2. Family Office membership: $4,000+GST (includes 2 participants)

  3. Corporate members: $4,000+GST (includes 2 participants)

 

This is a global access fee that allows members to attend all regular monthly meetings, all events and all member benefits listed above.

Renewal fees are due 12 months from the date of successful registration. A member has the right to resign from the Bizfield Angel Network at the end of the fee year, if they are unwilling to pay membership fees. Memberships lapse at the end of the 12-month membership year should membership fees not be paid by then.

How much do I need to invest?

Bizfield is a forum for providing investors with information on angel investing and deal flow. Bizfield does not require investors to make an annual minimum investment, as this is at the complete discretion of each member investor. However, each member should be involved in at least one angel investment, or angel fund investment per year.

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