Tech Coast Angels Makes Eight Investments, Sees Two Exits In Q1

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The Tech Coast Angels , one of the most active angel investment groups nationwide in addition to here in Southern California, said Friday that it invested in eight new and follow on deals in the first quarter of 2015, in addition to seeing two exits out of its portfolio. The angel group said the exits came via Olive Medical and Thermark. tech coast angels venture investment exit merger acquisition capital

Tech Coast Angels: Record Amount Invested In 2014

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Southern California''s biggest organized, angel investment group, the Tech Coast Angels , said this morning that the group had its biggest investment year ever in 2014, investing a total of $16.37M across 61 total deals. The Tech Coast Angels said that it saw five more exits in its portfolio in 2014, with the exits of AIRSIS, Allylix, Bluebeam Software, Hookit (formerly Loop''d Networks), and Mindbody Software.

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Tech Coast Angels: Biggest Q2 Ever For Deals

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The Tech Coast Angels , Southern California's most active organized angel group,said today that it had its most active Q2, and had a record number of deals and dollars invested in the quarter. The Tech Coast Angels are not only Southern California's biggest investment group, but also one of the most active groups nationwide. tech coast angels venture capital investment deals stats group

Tech Coast Angels Leads National Angel Investments

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Southern California's largest angel investment group, the Tech Coast Angels , looks to be one of the lead investors nationally in angel-backed companies, according to a report released Monday by the Angel Resource institute. The group, along with Silicon valley Bank and CB Insights, released the 1Q 2012 Halo Report , which summarized Q1 angel investments. halo report tech coast angels angel investment venture capital

Tech Coast Angels, Pasadena Angels Among Top Angel Groups In New Report

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A new report, released by the Angel Resource Institute in the last week, has spotlighted the Tech Coast Angels and the Pasadena Angels as among the top four angel groups in California, and the Tech Coast Angeles as number two in the nation in terms of the number of deals in 2016. The rankings were released in the Angel Resource Insitute's 2016 ARI HALO Report.

Tech Coast Angels: We Have Higher Returns Than Angel Averages

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The Tech Coast Angels , Southern California's biggest angel investment group, says its performance record and returns on its investments are higher than the average angel, in nearly all categories, based on a new academic study. return on its investments, based on an analysis prepared by Dr. Rob Wiltbank and Professor Wade Brooks for Willamette University and the Angel Resource Institute (ARI). average of all angels.

TechZulu Presents 2012 Startup Forecast | Featuring Science, Tech Coast Angels, Amplify, StartEngine, upStart.LA

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The panel is comprised of Southern California’s Top VC’s, Angels, and Startup Accelerator founders. Scott Sangster , President at Tech Coast Angels (Los Angeles)/CEO at OrganicStartup.

Interview with Mike Napoli, Tech Coast Angels

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Since the Tech Coast Angels (www.techcoastangels.com), the largest angel investment group in Southern California, is holding one of its several Fast Pitch competitions next week in Los Angeles (www.pitchtheangels.com), we thought it might be a good time to catch up with Mike Napoli , incoming President of the Tech Coast Angels, to hear the his thoughts on the angel investing environment in Southern California from the angels' perspective.

Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Judges Includes BetterWorks, CallFire, Idealab, and Tech Coast Angeles

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The Spotlight: LA Tech Summer event is turning to be the best one yet! So with out further ado I present the Spotlight: LA Tech Summer 2011 Judges! He is also an active investor with stakes in companies like Hipmunk, GroupMe, Facebook, Zynga (acquisition stock), and SV Angels.

Tech Coast Angels Fund Cadence Biomedical

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The Tech Coast Angels has backed the maker of a medical device to help people with severe disabilities to walk. According to Cadence Biomedical , the Tech Coast Angels are among a number of new investors in a $1.1M, Series A2 funding for the company. The funding was led by HealthTech Capital, and also included the Sand Hill Angels, Tech Coast Angels, ACE Fund, Frontier Angel Fund, WINGS, Alliance of Angels, and Keiretsu Forum Northwest.

Tech Coast Angels Number Two In Angel Investments Report

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The Tech Coast Angels , Southern California''s largest angel investment group, is ranked number two in the nation this year in terms of the number of deals the group did, according to the latest 2012 Halo Report.

San Diego Tech Coast Angels Honor John G. Watson With Memorial Fund

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The San Diego chapter of the Tech Coast Angels , the largest angel investment group in Southern California, as well as the United States, said today that it has established a new, memorial fund, the John G.

Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Judges Include Mike Jones, CallFire, Idealab, Tech Coast Angels, Coloft

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The Spotlight: LA Tech Fall is garnering some excellent companies being submitted and most of which I wish could all be part of this amazing night. So with out further ado I present the Spotlight: LA Tech Fall 2011 Judges! Mike Jones , Investor and Advisor Located In Los Angeles.

Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012 -- Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch Competition. Finalists will each have 90 seconds to make their best pitch to a panel comprised of Tech Coast Angels members, founders of leading accelerators and incubators and other start-up experts. The ten finalists will be competing to win the following categories: Best Overall; Best Fundability; and, Best Presentation.

Tech Coast Angels Open Forum

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Monday, June 11, 2012 -- Tech Coast Angels Open Forum. Listen to Angels, Investors, Venture Capitalists and Catalysts and what they have to say about investing and being investor ready. Pitch your business, idea or concept through live video feed and hear feedback from industry veterans. Ask questions and learn. Special Guest, John Tillquist and Dave Gullo. See [link] (more

Tech Coast Angels Open Forum

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Monday, April 23, 2012 -- Tech Coast Angels Open Forum. Listen to Angels, Investors, Venture Capitalists and Catalysts and what they have to say about investing and being investor ready. Pitch your business, idea or concept through live video feed and hear feedback from industry veterans. Ask questions and learn. Do you have a business idea you want to pitch via live video?

Tech Coast Angels Fuels $45M In Deals In 2011

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The Tech Coast Angels , the largest organized angel investment group in Southern California--and the nation--said Wednesday that it was part of $45M in funding in companies during last year, with $11M directly invested across 37 companies during 2011.

Tech Coast Angels See 42x Return At MindBody

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The Tech Coast Angels , Southern California's biggest angel investment group, said Tuesday that it has seen a successful exit in MindBody , the developer of cloud-based business management software for the wellness industry. tech coast angels mindbody merger acquisition exit angel investment

Tech Coast Angels Invests In Teenage Design Community

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The Tech Coast Angels , the largest organized angel investment group in Southern California, has made an investment in Define My Style , an online community focused on teenagers, to the tune of $140,000. Other investors in the $600,000 seed stage funding round were CincyTech and Queen City Angels, according to Define My Style. The investment is probably one of the farthest flung for the Tech Coast Angels, geographically.

Tech Coast Angels Names Napoli Chairman

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The Tech Coast Angels , the largest angel investment group in Southern California, officially announced that Mike Napoli has taken the position of Chairman at the firm today. tech coast angels venture cpaital investment executive angel investNapoli has been a member since 2000, and replaces Richard Sudek.

Tech Coast Angels Among Most Active Angel Groups

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A new report today, from the Angel Resource Institute, Silicon Valley Bank, and CB Insights, has found that the Tech Coast Angels is again one of the most active angel investment groups in the country. Louis Arch Angels.

Tech Coast Angels Backs Influenza Treatment Developer

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The Tech Coast Angels , the largest angel investment group in Southern California, has backed a developer of treatments for the flu., According to Gemmus Pharma , it raised an angel funding round led by the Life Science Angels, and also including the Tech Coast Angels, BlueTree Allied Angels, Wilmington Investor Network and The Angels Forum.

Tech Coast Angels Invests $4.5M In First Half Of 2012

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The Tech Coast Angels said today that it has totalled up its investments for the first half of 2012, and found that it invested $4,571,000 in direct investments--as part of $10M in funding--for 17 companies.

Tech Coast Angeles Los Angeles Dinner

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017 -- Tech Coast Angeles Los Angeles Dinner. Members Only. See [link] (more

Echo Labs Wins “Quick Pitch” Contest with Digital Hybrid Microscope

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By popular acclaim, San Diego-based Echo Laboratories founder Eugene Cho claimed top honors, and a $15,000 check, for his two-minute presentation last week in the 10th annual “Quick Pitch” competition, hosted by San Diego’s Tech Coast Angels.

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Tech Coast Angels: Best Q1 Ever For Deals, Dollars

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Irvine-based angel investment group Tech Coast Angels said this morning that it has had it's best Q1 ever, both in terms of dollars and total deals. tech coast angels angel investment venture capital southern california angeles orange county diegoAccording to the TCA, it invested $3.8M in total across 17 deals, for the quarter ending March 31st, 2017.

TCA Gets First Close On Angel Fund

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The Tech Coast Angels announced this morning that it has had a first close on its Angel Capital Entrepreneurial (ACE) Fund 1, the firm's new early-stage investment fund. The Tech Coast Angels did not say how much funding it had in the first close, however, Dave Berkus, an angel investor managing the fund, has previously said the target is $5-6M for the fund. tech coast angels angel investment fund venture capital screening

MicroPower Technologies Steals Away Engineering VP From 3D Robotics

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MicroPower has previously raised funding from Karmel Capital, Motorola, and the Tech Coast Angels. micropower technologies robotics wireless surveillance camera tech coast angels evonexus San Diego-based MicroPower Technologies , which develops wireless, solar-powered surveillance cameras, said this week that it has named a new VP of Engineering.

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Tech Coast Angels Central Coast Screening

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016 -- Tech Coast Angels Central Coast Screening. Email arash@techcoastangels.com.

TCA Backs Cancer Testing Firm

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The Tech Coast Angels , the largest and most active angel investment group in Southern California, is backing a firm developing testing for cervical cancer. According to fellow investor the Sand Hill Angels , OncoHealth Corporation has raised $1.6M The round included the Tech Coast Angels , Sand Hill Angels , Band of Angels , Emergent Medical Partners , Halo Fund , The Angels Forum , and Wilmington Investor Network.

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TCA Trumpets Exits

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The Tech Coast Angels , the biggest angel investment group in Southern California, is trumpeting its involvement in five exits in 2010 today. The Tech Coast Angels said that it saw a 78.75 tech coast angels angel investment venture capital integrien language weaver greendot green trius therapeutics

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The Odd Couple: Angels and Accelerators

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At a recent accelerator event on the West Side, a friendly young founder told me that he had been coached by his mentor not to talk to Angel groups. As a Pasadena Angel, I wanted to be shocked, but I wasn’t. The Angel funding process can be arduous. But as a community, we have to figure out how Angels can effectively participate in the development of accelerator-based companies. Building ties between accelerators and Angels is a key part of the solution.

Tech Coast Angels Top Angel Group Investments In First Half

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The Tech Coast Angels was the most active group in the first half of the year, in terms of investments, the group said Friday, citing a the HALO Report from Silicon Valley Bank, Angel Resource Institute and CB Insights.