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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.

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 Highlights 2010 Deals

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The Tech Coast Angels , [ profile ] the largest angel investment group in Southern California, outlined its 2010 deals today, saying that it funded a total of 31 deals in 2010, and had three profitable exits. in other capital from venture and other angel investors. tech coast angels venture capital angel investment finance

MatriSys Bioscience Finds $1.5M From Tech Coast Angels

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in a funding round from the Tech Coast Angels. matrisys bioscience tech coast angels skin dermatology bacteria biome microbiomeSan Diego-based MatriSys Bioscience , which is developing treatments for treating skin and dermatologic conditions, says it has raised $1.5M The lead investor in the investment was Jeff Friedman, MD, Ph.D., who is head of the TCA's Life Sciences Committee.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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 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 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.

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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 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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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Echo Raises $7.5M to Meet Big Orders for Hybrid Digital Microscope

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million in a Series A round led by San Francisco-based Dolby Family Ventures and Southern California’s Tech Coast Angels. Echo , a San Diego startup that has developed a digital, all-in-one microscope, says today it has closed on $7.5

Shervin Talieh | The Force Behind a Rising Tech Scene

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Shervin Talieh, founder and CEO of Drumbi , an OC-based startup, is one of the bright tech stars in Orange County who is disrupting telephony through the creation of an innovative communications platform. Many consider him to be the godfather of the burgeoning tech scene in the region.

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.

Tech Coast Angels Looks To Shorten Funding Cycle

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The Tech Coast Angels , Southern California's most active , organized angel investment group, has a goal: cut down the time it takes to fund a startup presenting to the organization. tech coast angels funding startup screening pitch investment angeles

Lessons For Entrepreneurs From Tech Coast Angels

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The Tech Coast Angels talk about improving your chances for long-term success in the lead article of the November SCribe Newsletter. Here are quick links to the feature articles in this issue: Lessons For Entrepreneurs From Tech Coast Angels. Check this out, along with our other feature articles and links to the upcoming event schedule. 10 Invisible Threats To Every Business. Member Spotlight:

MuckerLab Unveils Second Graduating Class to Investors

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Tech Coast Angel investor Dale Okuno came out because he believes that MuckerLab attracts better talent because they keep their class size small and focused. Okuno has been investing in Los Angeles startups for the past three years after selling his own company E-Z Data.

Tech Coast Angels Fuel $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 Open Forum

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Monday, November 26, 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 Guests, Jeff Erle and Mark Skaist. See [link] (more

Tech Coast Angels Open Forum

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Monday, September 24, 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. Block is a member of the Tech Coast Angels, serving on the Executive Committee of the Orange County Network, and a Managing Director of Venture Farm, LLC, which provides early stage venture capital to entrepreneurs and Trenchant Ventures, LLC.

Spotlight: LA Tech Judges and SuperDemo Bill Gross of Idealab!

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I know you all have been dying to know who the Spotlight: LA Tech Winter SuperDemo is going to be. Chris Dumler , Co-Founder of Los Angeles Startup Foundation. Chris Dumler is an advocate of the Los Angeles startup community and the culture that holds it together.

Tech Coast Angels Open Forum

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Monday, September 10, 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. Special Guests, Dr. Martha Dennis. link] (more

TCA Funds PharmaSecure

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The Tech Coast Angels , Southern California's biggest and most active angel investing group, appears to be backing a developer of prescription drug validation systems, based in Lebanon, N.H. The firm lists the Tech Coast Angels, Gray Ghost Ventures, Life Science Angels, Angeli Parvi, and Echoing Green as investors; the TCA's Jay Kunin sits on PharmaSecure's board of directors. pharmasecure venture capital lifescience tech coast angels