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Jess Joss is the Executive Director of York Angel Investors. Jess received her BAH from Queen’s University and during her last year was a Vice President of the Alma Mater Society (student government). Following her time at Queen’s, she completed the University of Toronto’s Internet Business & Technology program. In 1997, she founded a web design and development firm that was located in downtown Toronto. In 2002, as the company had grown and the range of services offered expanded (to include on and offline marketing), Jess relocated the offices to Markham, and rebranded the firm as Insiteful Solutions.

How to Give Women the Wings of an Angel

Canada has not tapped its female angel investor potential – yet.

The female angel investor conversation has been discussed inside and out. From TechCrunch, BetaKit to the Financial Post, there have been more than a few arguments made about the lack of female representation in Canada’s early-stage investment community and the benefits of tapping into this financial resource.

For example,

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