Tagged: angel

Flyover States Alert: Tech Coast Angels ACE Fund II Realizes 400% IRR with OK Investment

Tech Coast Angels’ (TCA) ACE Fund II has announced a highly successful exit that was described as unique in three ways: the time to exit was very short (two years) the exit had a very high return (7.8x) the company was based in the heart… Read More

HALO Report: US Seed Stage Valuations at All Time High

The most recent HALO report shows a significant jump in seed stage valuations. According to the report, median Angel round sizes jumped 45% from Q2 to Q3 2015. Median valuations stand at $4 million – 33% over 2014 and the  highest ever. Software is topping… Read More

With Propel(x) LLCs, Propel(x) Lowers Angel Investment Threshold, Allowing Investors To Diversify Portfolio & Streamline Portfolio Management

  Propel(x), a platform for investing in deep technology startups, is making it easier for angel investors to participate in a wide range of deep technology investments with the introduction of Propel(x) LLCs, lowering the initial threshold from a typical minimum angel investment of $25,000, to as… Read More

Traklight Launches Practice Safe Crowdfunding Initiatives at the Maricopa Corporate College

From earning impressive media visibility in Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazine to constantly reviewing and improving its proprietary software platform, Traklight proves that persistent focus can be the difference between success and failure for a startup company. The software-as-a-service (SaaS) company, which strives to help entrepreneurs and inventors… Read More

London Coffee House Raises £125,000 on CrowdBnk Within 3 Hours; Announces Expansion

Just a few hours after the launch of its equity crowdfunding campaign on CrowdBnk, London-based Kipferl easily bested its funding goal of £125,000. The coffee house and restaurant has been bringing Viennese food to North London’s Angel neighborhood for over a decade. Now that the campaign has… Read More

The Joy of Angel Investing: Three Reasons Why Accredited Investors Should Invest in Startups Today

Angel investing involves accredited investors (millionaires) investing directly in the private stock of early stage companies. Millionaires are rare—they make up 1.5% of the world and 4% of the US. As most entrepreneurs quickly learn, angels are very, very rare. Only 3% of all accredited… Read More

Angel Health Sensor Crowdfunds Open Device, Raises $20k in One Day

There is a new entry into the hot market for wearable health technology.  These devices are soon to be ubiquitous and part of everyone’s everyday routine.  The Angel Health Sensor is taking a different strategic approach by developing a bracelet  which tracks multiple metrics using… Read More

Hidden Path finds an angel to finance the final development of Defense Grid 2

Hidden Path Entertainment has found an angel investor to fund the final step of development for Defense Grid 2, the sequel to a popular tower-defense game. Last year, Bellevue, Wash.-based developer Hidden Path managed to raised $271,726 from more than 6,000 donors for a Kickstarter crowdfunding… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding: Next Generation of Angel Investors Is Not Sorry to Disrupt

Nikola Tesla wrote once, “The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.” I can see this being quoted by any supporter of equity based crowdfunding (or crowdinvesting) — an innovative online tool that would give you a legitimate right to… Read More

Start With Family, Incubators and Crowdfunding Sites

One of the very first hurdles that a new entrepreneur faces is how to find the initial capital necessary to fund the process of building a company. Most entrepreneurs begin using their own money for the initial costs. Eventually, however, the time comes that it no longer… Read More

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