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Cdling Capital Services Inc. is a privately held company with offices in Sunnyvale, California and Toronto, Ontario.


Michael Cayley, Founder, Cdling & Social Capital Value Add.
Michael Pierson, Technology Architect

Dr. Olav Sorenson, Professor of Organizational Behavior, Yale Management School, Advisor
Dr. David Pennock, Principal Researcher and Assistant Managing Director of Microsoft Research in New York City, Advisor
Dr. Peter Jones, Redesign, Inc.; Faculty, Mdes Strategic Futures & Innovation, OCADU, Advisor
Dr. Marc Smith, Founder, NodeXL, Director of the Social Media Research Foundation, Advisor
Dr. Dima Dimitrova, Social Network Analyst, NetLab U of T; Faculty York University, Advisor
Paul SilvaAD, Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Board of Directors, Angel Capital Association of America, Advisor
Doug Ireland, Sr Manager, FP&A, YouSendIt, Advisor
Paul Hewitt CA, B. Comm, prediction market expert, Advisor
Dr. Wendy Cukier, VP, Research & Innovation, Ryerson University, Advisor OCTIE
Dr. Charles Davis Sr. Research Chair & Associate Dean, Ryerson University, Advisor OCTIE

Trends in Global Angel and Venture Capital Investing:

The Quest to Quantify A Startup's Likelyhood of Success, ITBusiness.ca (covers Cdling)

Moneyball for Startups, ITBusiness.ca (covers Cdling)

Venture Capital Picks up the Moneyball Strategy, VentureBeat

Startups' Best Patrons: 'PayPal Mafia' for Now; Facebook Friends Soon,
Forbes (covers Cdling)

TechVibes reporting on PwC research in Canada showing Angel investment in Canada bigger than VC for the last two years (and a funny video).

The Economist on global Angel investing.  2010, in the U.S. about $22-billion in traditional VC investment and about $20-billion in Angel investments.

The Economist does a good job of highlighting dropping start-up costs as the most important driving factor and summarizing that the rise in Angel investing is a global phenomena.