By Andrea Chang
April 25, 2012, 3:46 p.m.
A minute and a half isn’t a lot of time, but for 11 local entrepreneurs, 90 seconds was all they had to pitch their start-up ideas to a panel of judges Tuesday.
More than 175 start-ups applied to participate in the 7th annual Fast Pitch Competition, held at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management...
Total number of investments significantly increased over previous years, continuing upward trend
IRVINE, Calif., February 15, 2012–Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the nation’s largest angel investment network, today announced it funded 37 investments in 2011 in a wide array of exciting, start-up businesses.
In 2011, TCA raised more than $45 million of total investment for its entrepreneurial companies, including more than $11 million through direct TCA investment –an 80 percent increase over 2010. Additionally, the total number of investments for the year is significantly up by almost 25 percent...
Memorial Fund Will Support Entrepreneurism in San Diego Region -
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The San Diego Network of Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the largest angel group in the United States, announced that the organization has established the John G. Watson Foundation to support entrepreneurism in the San Diego region. The 501(c)(3) Foundation is enabled by a $1 million gift to TCA San Diego from the family of John G. Watson.
"John loved investing, innovation, and the entrepreneurial spirit that he discovered when he arrived in San Diego," said Gillian Ison,...