Bio

Michael Volker is an Entrepreneur active in the development of new high technology ventures. As a University of Waterloo grad, Mike started his own company (Volker-Craig Ltd) in 1973. Since he sold this company in 1981, he’s been an active angel investor. He currently directs Simon Fraser Unversity's Innovation Office. Mike is a director of the National Angel Capital Organization and heads up its Policy Committee. He’s an advocate of better crowdfunding regulations.

Check out his latest two projects: Greenangel Energy Corp, [GAE.V] a public company that invests in green technologies and WUTIF - the Western Universities Technology Innovation Fund - an "angel" fund for start-ups. To further encourage tech entrepreneurship, Mike runs the Vancouver Angel Network, VANTEC and the Vancouver Chapter of the Keiretsu Forum. He's  on the Board of New Ventures BC - an annual business competition. Mike was chairman of the Vancouver Enterprise Forum for several years.

In 2009, Mike was named Canadian Angel Investor of the Year by the National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) as well as B.C. Angel of the Year by the B.C. Angel Forum.

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