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Tech Coast Angels Welcomes Eight Companies to pitch for investment next tuesday

09/26/2014 - 3:58pm
Tech Coast Angels is thrilled to announce an exciting event coming this Tuesday, September 30th. Eight companies will be attending this Landmark Angels and Tech Coast Angels Venture Forum. This will be an “investor-only,” by invitation event, featuring a sit-down luncheon with keynote address Smiling at Success; Laughing at Failure from Dave Berkus (BERKONOMICS). Among the companies seeking investment are disruptive companies in the areas of personalized marketing promotion...

Congratulations to Aggregage on Their Tech Coast Angels Funding!

09/25/2014 - 11:44pm
We’d like to congratulate Robert Flynn, Tony Kerrer, and Michael Skerly whose company (Aggregage) Tech Coast Angels recently funded! Aggregage is a company based in El Segundo, California that has recently been funded by our firm. Here at Tech Coast Angels, we keep our fingers on the pulse of the entrepreneurial community to maintain awareness of any new problems or challenges that may arise, and we...

Tech Coast Angels Voted Among the Top Angel Groups

09/24/2014 - 1:58pm
 Are you all wondering who some of the best angel groups are in the United States? Well there is good news for all the entrepreneurs and investors on the West coast, because we were ranked high among over 370 angel groups evaluated. In a recent article published by CB Insights, Tech Coast Angels ranked #5 in the Top 20 Angel Groups by Investor Mosaic list, which is very good considering many of the East coast angels also made the list. To determine rankings,...

Tech Coast Angels has the strongest network

08/14/2014 - 4:50pm
The network of an investor is incredibly important both for raising additional capital, as well as strategic expertise in a given area. Tech Coast Angels, which claims to be the largest angel investment organization in the US, features over 300 members covering all of Southern California and led all angel groups in terms of network centrality – a measure of network strength. Palisades Ventures was the most prolific follow-on VC for Tech Coast Angels, as the LA-based VC shares multiple portfolio companies with Tech Coast Angels.

Tech Coast Angels Invests in HitFix

07/05/2013 - 9:27pm
Text Successful Entertainment Site Closes New Round of Funding From Media Guru Gordon Crawford, Tech Coast Angels and Golden Seeds

Tech Coast Angels Number Two In Angel Investments Report

04/16/2013 - 8:00am
The Tech Coast Angels, Southern California's largest angel investment group, is ranked number two in the nation this year in terms of the number of deals the group did, according to the latest 2012 Halo Report. The report, a national survey of angel group investment activity, was released today by The Angel Resource Institute (ARI), Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and CB Insights. According to the report, the Tech Coast Angels slipped from last year's number one position, due to the activity of the New York Angels. Overall, the report found that...

Dave Berkus: Why I'm an angel investor

04/08/2013 - 6:47am
 By JAN NORMAN COLUMNIST / ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Local professional angel investors call Dave Berkus, 72, the "uber angel." In the business start-up world, angels are wealthy, experienced entrepreneurs who invest money, time and expertise in young ventures. Many angels refer to one...