PANEL DISCUSSION – 4:55 pm
How do Angels Get Their Wings? An Angel Investor Primer
Mr. Lawrence is Vice-Chair of Angel Investors Ontario, and Managing Partner of NorthCrest Partners Inc., an EMD. He heads various Governance, Audit and Compensation committees. He was previously a director of Stone Investment Group Limited, a reporting issuer mutual fund company with about $700 million under admin. He is an active investor and advisor in private startup companies in sectors ranging from medical devices, financial services software and services, alternative energy, green tech, telecommunications, and materials, and has been a founder and director of several TSX Venture listed companies. He was a number one ranked software, telecom, and biotech analyst at three brokerage firms – Pru-Bache, Midland Walwyn and Loewen Ondatjee McCutcheon.
Mr. Lawrence holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Queens University and a MBA from the Ivey School of Business, London, Ontario. He has his P.Eng and CFA designations.