Tech Coast Angels Backed 53 Companies In 2018, $10.8M Invested

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The Tech Coast Angels , the largest organized angel investment group both in Southern California as well as across the venture ecosystem, says it backed a total of 53 companies in all of 2018, putting in a total of $10.8M The TCA said the biggest area of investment for the angel network was life sciences and software, followed by internet and apps; cleantech/industrial; hardware; financial; and consumer and business.

Tech Coast Angels-San Diego Sees Big Growth In Angels

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The Tech Coast Angels San Diego (TCA-SD) angel investment network, the San Diego arm of the Tech Coast Angels, has seen a big growth in the number of angel investors who are members of the group this year, the group said this week. tech coast angels diego angel investment venture capital sandiego

Tech Coast Angels Get Big Exit At Parcel Pending

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The Tech Coast Angels (TCA), Southern California's big angel network, says it has seen a successful exit in its investment in Parcel Pending , a provider of package management solutions. The Tech Coast Angels were part of the $1.25 Although the 19x return is a great one for the TCA, the angel group's record is still the more than 100x return its members received when Green Dot had its IPO in 2010.

Tech Coast Angels-LA Screening Day

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Friday, January 18, 2019 -- Tech Coast Angels-LA Screening. Members and invited guests only. See [link] (more

Tech Coast Angels Hails Exit At CaseStack

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The Tech Coast Angels said this morning that its members said a 16x return from their investment in CaseStack , the logistics and supply chain company led by Dan Sanker, after its acquisition last year for $255M. According to the Tech Coast Angels, this is the company's sixth highest ever. The Tech Coast Angels were investors in CaseStackf or nearly 15 years.

Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching

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Sunday, April 29, 2018 -- Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching. Perfect your 60-second pitch with valuable coaching from Tech Coast Angels investors and startup experts. Attend one or both of the coaching days and perform your 60-second pitch in front of Teach Coast Angels investors, receiving valuable feedback and coaching on how to enhance and perfect your pitch.

Tech Coast Angeles Los Angeles Screening

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Friday, May 11, 2018 -- Tech Coast Angeles Los Angeles Screening. Must be a member or invited. See [link] (more

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 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

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.

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: 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: 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.

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

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: 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.

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

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 Central Coast Screening

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

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.

Interview with Scott Sangster, Tech Coast Angels

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We thought today for our interview, that we'd get an update on the angel investment environment here in Southern California from Scott Sangster , the incoming President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Tech Coast Angels , the biggest angel investment group in Southern California.

Tech Coast Angels Launches Angel Network

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The Tech Coast Angels , the largest angel investment group in Southern California, as well as the United States, said today that it has launched a new network which will syndicate deals between the firm and other angels. The angel group said the new Angel Syndication Network ties together the Tech Coast Angels, Golden Seeds, and the Band of Angels, and will make it easier for entrepreneurs to get funding.

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

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.

Tech Coast Angels Taps Vokle For Webcasts

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The Tech Coast Angels said today that it is tapping Vokle , one of the group's portfolio companies, to stream a new series of "Meet the Angels and VCs" webcasts. According to the group, which says it is the nation's largest angel investment network, it will provide live, streaming video conferences targeted at helping entrepreneurs. Tags: tech coast angels vokle video streaming webcast

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.

Maverick Angels Merging Members Into Tech Coast Angels, Say Members

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Local angel investment group Maverick Angels is merging its membership base into the much larger Tech Coast Angels , according to members of the groups. As of press time, The Maverick Angels did not respond to emails asking for comment on the move.

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 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 Founder Villalobos Passes Away

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Luis Villalobos , the founder of the Tech Coast Angels , the largest and arguably the most influential angel group in Southern California, has passed away. Villalobos was instrumental in creating the Tech Coast Angels, which has been one of the most active groups in both investing, as well as mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs across Southern California. Tags: tech coast angels luis villalobos dead passing

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:

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 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

Tech Coast Angels Open Forum

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Monday, July 16, 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. He is a member of Tech Coast Angels in Orange County since 2003 and also joined Harvard Business School Angels this year. Pitch your business, idea or concept through live video feed and hear feedback from industry veterans. Ask questions and learn.