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Making The Pasadena Angels Relevant To Today's Startups, With Terry Kay

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First off, for those not familiar with the Pasadena Angels, talk about the group? How about for angel investors, advice for them?

Ondax Names Belz To Board

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Innovate Pasadena Seeks To Focus Pasadena's Innovation, Tech Efforts

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For all of the activity in Silicon Beach which seems to be crystallizing in Santa Monica, there are many other parts of Los Angeles which have a long history of involvement in the technology industry. One of those areas is Pasadena, home to Idealab, Caltech, and a large number of technology companies, big and small. READ MORE>>.

Ondax Raises $2M More

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According to the Pasadena Angels, one of the investors in the firm, the round also included the Tech Coast Angels and un-named venture capital firms.

Rockoco Gets $1.5M For Super-Polishing Diamonds

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Pasadena-based Rockoco , a spinout of Caltech, has raised $1.5M in a funding round, according to lead investor the Pasadena Angels. According to the firm, it will use the funding to move the firm out of its current home at Caltech into its own facility.

Helixis' Founders Other Startup: Rockoco

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On the heels of the successful exit of Carlsbad-based Helixis this week, it turns out the founders of the firm--Caltech professor Axel Scherer and Caltech Ph.D. George Maltezos, are also behind Rockoco , which said this week it had raised $1.5M in funding from the Pasadena Angels and other investors.

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Pasadena Magazine August 2012  (click here for the original article). Collaboration is crucial to the success of Pasadena’s high tech entrepreneurial incubators and angel investors. Pasadena,” says Gross, “has been a great boon to Idealab.” Check out all things Pasadena Magazine here: www.pasadenamonthly.com.

Interview with Terry Kay, Chairman of the Board

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The Pasadena Angels recently welcomed Terry Kay as its Chairman of the Board. 300 seat live performing arts home here in Pasadena.

Interview with Terry Kay, Chairman of the Board

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The Pasadena Angels recently welcomed Terry Kay as its Chairman of the Board. 300 seat live performing arts home here in Pasadena.

Avoiding the “Hammer Looking for a Nail” in Tech Transfer

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Today’s post is from Dr. Andrea Belz, a long-time member of the Pasadena Angels, a local consultant and one of the brightest people I know (a CalTech PhD–what more can you say).  Many entrepreneurs approach Angel groups and VCs with novel technologies and strong technical teams.