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Astia Angels Announces First Exit with Ciel Medical

Vyaire Medical, the healthcare industry’s largest pure-play “breathing” company, announced it has acquired Ciel Medical, a medical device company focused on solving unmet needs of medical professionals caring for intubated patients. Ciel Medical has developed innovative technologies that will strengthen Vyaire’s strategy to offer products that can help reduce the incidence of Ventilator Acquired Pneumonia for ventilated patients. Ventilator Acquired

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2016 Was An Excellent Year for Angel Investor Celebrating Exits – Angel Capital

2016 Was An Excellent Year for Angel Investor Celebrating Exits – Angel Capital For many ACA members, 2016 was a great year with the presents of portfolio company acquisitions not just for the holidays, but all year long. Join the celebration by seeing an incomplete list of 60 exits last year. Some organizations had multiple exits in 2016. FundersClub had

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How Does Terrorism Affect Global Trade – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

How Does Terrorism Affect Global Trade – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis To get international attention, terrorists often target tourism, transportation or foreign-owned businesses, affecting a nation’s exports and imports. Among businesses, the manufacturing sector suffers the most from terrorism, economists have found, with high-skilled production harmed more than low-skilled production. https://www.stlouisfed.org/on-the-economy/2016/december/how-terrorism-affect-trade 2016 Was An Excellent Year for Angel

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10 Steps to Perfect Your Startup Pitch – Stanford Business

10 Steps to Perfect Your Startup Pitch – Stanford Business Startup guru Guy Kawasaki explains why asking investors for money is like online dating. In a talk to the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Stanford Graduate School of Business, Kawasaki shared the following 10 key insights that can help you perfect your pitch in world of raising startup money. https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/insights/10-steps-perfect-your-startup-pitch

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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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