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Tech Coast Angels Partners With Bridges To Italy To Mentor Entrepreneurs And Share Business Model

06/15/2011 - 11:04am
TCA Chairman to Keynote at International Conference and Participate in Mentoring Program and Award, Empowering Entrepreneurs and Investors on Both Sides of the Atlantic IRVINE, Calif., June 14, 2011 – Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the angel investment network known for its mentoring and development of entrepreneurial companies in Southern California, today announced it will extend its mentoring and educational capabilities to entrepreneurs in Southern Italy through a partnership with Italian-American non-profit organization Bridges to Italy. Mike Napoli, TCA chairman, will serve as the...

TECH COAST ANGELS PARTNERS WITH BRIDGES TO ITALY TO MENTOR ENTREPRENEURS AND SHARE BUSINESS MODEL

06/15/2011 - 11:04am
TCA Chairman to Keynote at International Conference and Participate in Mentoring Program and Award, Empowering Entrepreneurs and Investors on Both Sides of the Atlantic IRVINE, Calif., June 14, 2011 – Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the angel investment network known for its mentoring and development of entrepreneurial companies in Southern California, today announced it will extend its mentoring and educational capabilities to entrepreneurs in Southern Italy through a partnership with Italian-American non-profit organization Bridges to Italy. Mike Napoli, TCA chairman, will serve as the keynote...

Tech Coast Angels Leads New Round of Investment in Vokle as Social Video Broadcasting Company Announces New Capabilities in Version 2.0

06/01/2011 - 12:46pm
  Vokle Expands from Special Event Support to Worldwide Online Broadcaster Community   IRVINE, Calif., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the largest angel investment network in the U.S., today announced its participation in a $767,000 round of funding for Vokle, a web-based video communications "talk show" platform. According to TCA lead investor Dave Berkus, "This is the second phase of TCA's investment in Vokle that began at the end of 2010, and the robust interest in the company by our members has been based on Vokle's increased capability of their version 2.0...

TCA Confirms Position as #1 Investment Group in Southern California With Five Exits In 2010

03/30/2011 - 2:12pm
IRVINE, Calif., March 29, 2011 – A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report entitled Shaking the MoneyTree established southern California as the third most active area for equity investments in venture-backed companies in the United States, coming in just slightly behind New England and growing far faster. Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the largest angel investment network in the U.S., was ranked the number one investment group in Southern California by the report. According to Mike Napoli, recently appointed chairman of TCA, “Tech...

TCA CONFIRMS POSITION AS #1 INVESTMENT GROUP IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WITH FIVE EXITS IN 2010

03/30/2011 - 2:12pm
IRVINE, Calif., March 29, 2011 – A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report entitled Shaking the MoneyTree established southern California as the third most active area for equity investments in venture-backed companies in the United States, coming in just slightly behind New England and growing far faster. Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the largest angel investment network in the U.S., was ranked the number one investment group in Southern California by the report. According to Mike Napoli, recently appointed chairman of TCA, “Tech Coast Angels has...

MIKE NAPOLI NAMED NEW CHAIRMAN OF TECH COAST ANGELS, EXPLAINS ENHANCED PROCESS FOR ENTREPRENEURS

02/28/2011 - 11:24am
Network Streamlines Processes For Funding of New Companies IRVINE, Calif., February 28, 2011 – Tech Coast Angels (TCA) today announced that Mike Napoli has moved into the position of Chairman of its Board of Directors. Napoli has been a member of TCA since 2000, has previously served on the TCA Los Angeles Network Executive Committee for seven years, started the Inland Empire TCA Network in 2007 and served as its president for three years, and was chairman of two TCA Fast Pitch Competitions. Napoli heads a growing and thriving network which recently announced total investments in 2010 of over...

Another Successful Fast Pitch Event

02/24/2011 - 12:20pm
  The Tech Coast Angels concluded another successful Fast Pitch event at UCLA, with Energy Cache and Hive Lighting taking the top awards at the event. The Fast Pitch event was the sixth annual event for the Tech Coast Angels in Los Angeles, which attracted over 170 company applicants and narrowed down to ten finalists. Energy Cache, a Pasadena based grid-scale energy storage company, took the prize for Best Investment opportunity. Energy Cache's extremely low-cost energy storage solution improves grid reliability,...