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TCA portfolio company Cognition Therapeutics Completes $2.5M in Series A1 Financing to Advance Alzheimer's Disease Drug Treatment Program

01/21/2011 - 7:14am
PITTSBURGH, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognition Therapeutics Inc., a drug discovery company developing novel, small molecule disease-modifying treatments for Alzheimer's, has closed on a $2.5 million Series A1 financing it will use to bring one or more of its compounds to Investigational New Drug (IND) candidate status. The round was led by Golden Seeds, one of the nation's largest angel investing groups, and was syndicated with Tech Coast Angels. New investors in the A1 financing include The Breedlove Limited Family Partnership and TMC Investment Company, an investment division of the...

YouMail hits 3 Million downloads, gets backed by CrunchFund and Tech Coast Angels

11/07/2011 - 1:52pm
It’s kind of hard to believe: even 4 years after the launch of the iPhone, visual voicemail still isn’t ubiquitous. That’s where YouMail comes in. Filling in the gaps where most platforms fall short, YouMail brings visual voicemail (and myriad other features, like visual caller ID and smart greetings) to BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7, and Android. Come Wednesday morning, YouMail will be making two landmark announcements: they’ve surpassed 3 million downloads, and have nabbed a small round of funding from the Tech Coast Angels ACE Fund and...

TCA Funds PharmaSecure

08/17/2011 - 4:58pm
The Tech Coast Angels, Southern California's biggest and most active angel investing group, appears to be backing a developer of prescription drug validation systems, based in Lebanon, N.H. According to a regulatory filing from PharmaSecure, it has raised $2.5M out of a $6M funding round, currently in progress. The firm lists the Tech Coast Angels, Gray Ghost Ventures, Life Science Angels, Angeli Parvi, and Echoing Green as investors; the TCA's Jay Kunin sits on PharmaSecure's board of directors. PharmaSecure's systems are being applied to prevent drug counterfeiting .....