Tag Archives: Angel Investors

Angel Capital Association – Three Recent Exits Were All Luis Villalobos Award Winners

The Angel Capital Association (ACA), the world’s leading professional association for angel investors, recently announced that three recent winners of the association’s Luis Villalobos Award, have achieved milestone exits, all within one month. Since 2010, ACA’s active 13,000+ member angel investors have nominated the most innovative of the thousands of startups they fund for this award. Competition is stiff and

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Tech Coast Angels – Finalists For Quick Pitch Competition 2016

Tech Coast Angels announced the top ten finalists selected from over 140 entries to compete at its popular, annual event The John G. Watson Quick Pitch competition scheduled for October 6, 2016 at Qualcomm Hall. Hosted by esteemed venture capitalist, Court Turner, the show’s innovative format pits the strongest 10 finalists in a live presentation to “pitch” a company to

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San Diego Venture Summit  – Meet Venture Capitalists In Southern California

Venture Summit is the largest annual gathering of VCs in Southern California! This year at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront 600+ people will gather to meet 40+ Cool Companies, and hear speakers from top tier venture funds from Jackson Square Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Maveron, ElevenTwo, Revolution Ventures, Mercury Fund, Emergence Capital, Microsoft Ventures, and Mithril. WHEN: September 8, 2016

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Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report – 95 Percent of Entrepreneurs Worldwide Finance Their Own Startups

The average amount needed to start a business in 2015 was just $13,000. In 2004, it was $54,000 and $65,000 in 2006. WELLESLEY, Mass., – The global financial crisis has left a lingering mark on entrepreneurship across the globe, with 95 percent of entrepreneurs relying on their own funding for startup ventures—this according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2015-2016 Special Report

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Cruise Automation – Billion Dollar Success Story Launched On AngelList


General Motors (GM) announced on (03-11-16) it would buy Cruise Automation, a San Francisco-based startup making sensors that turn regular vehicles into ones that can drive themselves. GM hasn’t disclosed the purchase price, but the deal has been reported to be worth more than $1 billion in cash and stock. Cruise Automation is a self-driving car company that develops an

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AngelList And CSC Upshot Raise $400 Million To Invest in Start-Ups


CSC Upshot, a new venture capital firm, has raised a $400 million fund to invest in start-ups on AngelList. This partnership creates the largest fund dedicated to seed-stage startups. CSC Upshot will primarily invest in syndicates led by angels and other venture capital firms on the AngelList site. It’s part of the CSC Group, one of China’s three largest private

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Tech Coast Angels Invested Over $16.3 Million in 61 Deals in 2014 – Best Year Ever For Southern California Network


Tech Coast Angels invested over $16.3 million in 61 total deals in 2014. This is the angel network’s best year ever in both activity and capital raised. Focusing on investments in Southern California, Tech Coast Angels (TCA) invested a total of $16,373,337 in 61 total deals in Calendar Year 2014. The angel network announced that 2014 was the most active

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Angel Capital Association – Raising Capital From Angel Investors Online Workshop

ACA Angel Insights Presents: Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts for Raising Capital from Angel Investors This exciting webinar features two top angel investors who will discuss the pitfalls and best practices around raising capital from professional angel investors. Whether you are raising money for the first time or have already got a few notches under your belt, this webinar will help

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