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Tech Coast Angels Announces another Successful Exit – Airsys, Inc.Acquired by Oceaneering

 

 Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the nation’s largest angel investor network, today announced that it has realized a successful exit from AIRSIS, Inc., a diversified technology company that develops software and hardware solutions with a focus on web-based satellite tracking and monitoring technology for energy and transportation industries.  Read the rest

I Believe In Angels

Jeff Draa – President of SD TCA

My colleague and friend Jeb Spencer recently wrote a piece for Xconomy about angel investors looking for “Unicorns” those rare early stage companies with valuations—justified or not—of $1 billion or more. He wondered if angels are flying too close to the sun by misunderstanding their chances of success and failing to do their homework on deals—and perhaps pumping up company valuations in future rounds.Read the rest

Hipmunk – A TCA investment

 

News: A deal with Hipmunk 

 

Travel Search Site Hipmunk Cuts Yahoo Deal

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An Insight of Getting More Than Just Funding From TCA

An Inside Look into Tech Coast Angels with JohHarbison

Last Wednesday, Tech Coast Angels hosted its Orange County Entrepreneur Mixer and invited many local entrepreneurs to talk with many of our TCA investors. Those in attendance also had the chance to witness a 2-minute pitch contest in which about a dozen or so companies had the opportunity to get direct feedback from many of our TCA members.Read the rest

Tech Coast Angels Among the Most Active Angel Groups Nationwide Again In Q2 2014

Tech Coast Angels Among the Most Active Angel Groups Nationwide

The Halo Report is a research series that highlights angel investment activity and trends in the United States. It is a collaborative effort by Silicon Valley Bank, Angel Resource Institute, and CB Insights to provide entrepreneurs and investors with the information they need to better understand angel investing and emerging businesses.… Read the rest

Connect Direct with Your Coach through Edufii

Learning new skills is always an interesting process for both students and teachers. We all know that learning can be a long process, and most of the time, we don’t know where we stand in our journey to expertise. Eduffi has created its Virtual Training Space as a tool for students to stay in touch with their coaches when physical presence is not always possible.… Read the rest

Tech Coast Angels is Hosting the OC Entrepreneur Mixer

Looking for an event to get the entrepreneurial juices flowing and angel investor interest high? On October 8th, Tech Coast Angels is hosting the Orange County Entrepreneur Mixer where people of all walks can mingle, network, and maybe strike a deal or two.… Read the rest

The Healthcare Industrys First Automated Compliance Solution

Beacon Healthcare Systems, Inc. presents itself as a SaaS Medicare advantage (and eventually medicaid) compliance solution. This is the healthcare industry’s first automated compliance solution. The plan is to specifically target Medicare Advantage and Medicaid Health Plans, which consist of about 140 health plans that can benefit from their compliance solution.Read the rest

Making Things Last with Apeel Sciences

 We at Tech Coast Angels believe in preserving only the best and most vivacious of companies, and preservation is the business of Apeel Sciences. Headed up by James Rogers, this life sciences company has created a preserving agent that is tasteless and edible.… Read the rest

Tech Coast Angels Invests in Ascendant Spirits Inc. (ASI)

 Ascendant Spirits Inc. (ASI) is a craft distillery — the first manufacturing spirits on the Central Coast of California. It makes approximately 95% of its revenues from the production and sale of distilled spirits, such as bourbon, moonshine, and vodka. ASI also does some contract production of grappa and brandy from grape products for winemakers who are permitted to sell these products directly.Read the rest

Congratulations to Aggregage on Their Tech Coast Angels Funding!

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 look to fund companies who create innovative solutions.… Read the rest

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

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).… Read the rest

Tech Coast Angels Voted Among the Top Angel Groups

 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.… Read the rest

Tech Coast Angels has the strongest network

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.Read the rest

Tech Coast Angels Invests in HitFix

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Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the nation's largest angel investor network, today announced that its Angel Capital Entrepreneurial Fund (ACE) committee has invested in a second round funding that helped raise $1.8M for HitFix, the top online destination for what's new in entertainment.

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Tech Coast Angels Number Two In Angel Investments Report

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.… Read the rest

Dave Berkus: Why I’m an angel investor

 By JAN NORMAN COLUMNIST / ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

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Tech Coast Angels Los Angeles Network has a new home page

 

For more information please see https://www.techcoastangels.com/la

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TCA San Diego in the News

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LA Times – Tech Coast Angels Los Angeles launches program to fund start-ups in 30 days

By Andrea Chang

February 27, 2013, 9:05 a.m.

Good news for local entrepreneurs: Tech Coast Angels' Los Angeles branch has launched a program to fund start-ups in 30 days or less.

Michael Green, president of the L.A. branch of Tech Coast Angels, said the Screening2Deal in 30 Days program would speed up the process to get start-ups off the ground.… Read the rest

HALO Report lists Tech Coast Angels as Most Active in 1H 2012

Organization Raises Over $1 Million in Q3 2012; Over $14 Million in First Three Quarters

IRVINE, Calif. – November 2, 2012.  According to the most recent Halo Report highlighting angel group investment activity and emerging trends for the first six months of 2012, Tech Coast Angels (TCA) topped the list of the most active angel investment network in the United States (total number of deals) and putting the most money to work in the country (total number of dollars). … Read the rest

SAN DIEGO TECH COAST ANGELS ANNOUNCE FINALISTS FOR SIXTH ANNUAL QUICK PITCH COMPETITION

10 Southern California-based Companies Selected to Compete for the Quick Pitch Title at October 4th Event

SAN DIEGO, Calif., September 4, 2012 ; Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the largest angel investor network in the United States and the number one source of startup funding in Southern California, announced the 10 finalists for their Sixth Annual Quick Pitch Competition.… Read the rest

Tech Coast Angels Invests More Than $4.5 Million in 1H 2012

Largest Angel Network in United States Invests in 17 Innovative Companies Across Broad Range of Industries

IRVINE, Calif. – August 15, 2012 – Tech Coast Angels (TCA) raised more than $10 million of total investment in 17 innovative companies, including $4,571,000 of direct TCA investment, during the first half of 2012 via the group’s five networks (Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Central Coast, and Inland Empire).… Read the rest

TCA Jody Dunitz and Raulee Marcus Are Among 10 Women Entrepreneurs Who Are Changing the Game in L.A.

10 Women Entrepreneurs Who Are Changing the Game in L.A.

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Tech Coast Angels is among the most active investment groups ..

By JAN NORMAN / ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

One in every $4 that angel investors put into young growing companies over the past year has gone to a California startup, according to the Halo Report.

This report is produced by Angel Resource Institute, Silicon Valley Bank based on data by CB Insights, which collects data on private companies, their investors and inquirers

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Irvine-based Tech Coast Angels is among the most active angel groups in the United States over the past 12 months.… Read the rest

30 under 30 by Inc. Magazine – A TCA company

At 28, Winning the War Against Counterfeit Drugs

Fresh out of Dartmouth, Nathan Sigworth talked global pharma companies into believing he had a better way to fight fake drugs in India.

Helping the poor is far from the easiest way to make money, but 28-year old Nathan Sigworth has found a way to make it pay.… Read the rest

TCA made investment in Flu treatment developer Gemmus Pharma

Flu treatment developer Gemmus Pharma Inc. raised about $1.5 million in a Series A funding led by a syndicate of angel investor groups.

Gemmus, housed in the Mission Bay Innovation Center in the FibroGen building in San Francisco, is targeting a receptor that plays a role in the anti-inflammatory response to viral infections.… Read the rest

Start-ups get 90 seconds to pitch ideas to TCA

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.

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Tech Coast Angels Funds 37 Deals in 2011 Demonstrating Angel Investment Leadership

Total number of investments significantly increased over previous years, continuing upward trend

IRVINE, Calif., February 15, 2012Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the nations largest angel investment network, today announced it funded 37 investments in 2011 in a wide array of exciting, start-up businesses.… Read the rest

San Diego Tech Coast Angels Establishes John G. Watson Foundation

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.… Read the rest

San Diego Tech Coast Angels Establishes John G. Watson Foundation

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Tech Coast Angels Provides Experts in Residence to Ventura Ventures Tech Center

Mentoring a part of TCA charter, says Panesis

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the largest angel investment network in the U.S., today announced that the TCA Central Coast Network has been named one of the founding Experts in Residence at the Ventura Ventures Tech Center (V2TC), a unique entrepreneurial incubator started by the City of Ventura.… Read the rest

Tech Coast Angels Launches Angel Syndication Network

Network Provides Entrepreneurs Access to More and Larger Rounds of Angel Financing.

TCA, Golden Seeds and Band of Angels Found the New Nationwide Network

IRVINE, Calif., August xx, 2011– Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the nation’s largest angel investment network, today announced the formation of the Angel Syndication Network (ASN), an affiliation of angel investment groups across the U.S.… Read the rest

TECH COAST ANGELS LEADS INVESTMENT IN LENDAMEND, THE INDUSTRY-LEADING ONLINE SERVICE TO STREAMLINE SYNDICATED LOAN AMENDMENTS

IRVINE, Calif., June 28, 2011 Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the largest angel investment network in the U.S., today announced it led the investment in LendAmend LLC, the industrys leading online platform that streamlines the amendment process to improve efficiency and provide administrative support and compliance monitoring to the $1 trillion leveraged loan market.… Read the rest

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

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.… Read the rest

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

 

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.… Read the rest

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

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.… Read the rest

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

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.… Read the rest

Another Successful Fast Pitch Event

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.… Read the rest

TECH COAST ANGELS FUNDS 31 DEALS IN 2010 AND HIGHLIGHTS THREE PROFITABLE EXITS

IRVINE, Calif., February 22, 2011 Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the nations largest angel investment network, today announced it funded 31 investments, including 12 new deals and 19 follow-on investments in a broad range of start-up businesses, demonstrating its angel investment leadership.… Read the rest

TECH COAST ANGELS OPENS ITS NEW ANGEL FUND; UNIQUE STRUCTURE ALLOWS FASTER FUNDING FOR ENTREPRENEURS

IRVINE, Calif., February 14, 2011 Tech Coast Angels (TCA),the nations largest angel investment network, today announced the completion of the first closing of its Angel Capital Entrepreneurial(ACE) Fund 1. The Fund has begun investing in early-stage, game-changing companies, and entrepreneurs are encouraged to submit plans to TCA for funding consideration.… Read the rest

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

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.… Read the rest

The most active Southern California investors was the Tech Coast Angels in Q3 – PWC money tree

Southern California Venture Capital Totals $464M In Q3

Venture capital investments in Southern California in Q3 totaled to $464.18M, according to the latest numbers released by the PricewaterhouseCoopers/NVCA Money Tree Report this evening, based on data from Thomson Reuters. Nationwide, there was $4.8 billion invested in 780 venture capital deals for Q3.

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Vokle Powers Al Gore Town Meeting

Los Angeles-based Vokle, a provider of an online platform to host interactive broadcasting and discussions, is powering an online town hall meeting hosted by former Vice President Al Gore for Time Warner Cable, according to the firm’s investors, the Tech Coast Angels.… Read the rest

SPIRIT OF ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS HONOR TCAS MIKE NAPOLI

Contact: Surya Jayaweera FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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SPIRIT OF ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS HONOR TCAS MIKE NAPOLI
Local Angel honored for Contributions to Inland Empires Entrepreneurial Economy

Claremont, CA November 11, 2010: Tech Coast Angels, the largest angel investing group in the US, is proud to announce that Mike Napoli, the founder of TCAs Inland Empire Network, was honored last night in the “Supporter of Entrepreneurship award category at the Spirit of the Entrepreneur awards ceremony hosted by CSUSB and the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE).… Read the rest

Three Profitable Exits for Invested Companies in a Single Month Highlight Dynamic Second Quarter for Tech Coast Angels

IRVINE, Calif., August 18, 2010 An IPO for Green Dot Corporation (NYSE: GDOT) yielding over 110 times return, the acquisition of Language Weaver Inc. by SDL for $42.5M, and an IPO for Trius Therapeutics (NASDAQ: TSRX) have left a lot of Tech Coast Angels (TCA) members smiling and many early-stage, innovative companies excited about the future of entrepreneurship in Southern California.… Read the rest

Tech Coast Angels Expands Assistance to Entrepreneurs Through New “Meet the Angels and VCs Streaming Video Conferences on Vokle Platform

First Event on August 16 Features TCA Chairman and Noted Investor,
Richard Sudek, Mentoring on “How to Pitch Without a Hitch

IRVINE, Calif., August 9, 2010 Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the nations largest angel investment network, invites entrepreneurs around the world to participate in the new “Meet the Angels and VCs program of live, streaming video conferences.… Read the rest

IntraStage Raises Funds to Accelerate Growth

IntraStage Inc., a San Diego based provider of Quality Management software for the Electronics Manufacturing industry, today announced that it has secured its first institutional round of financing. The Series A capital investment was led by Tech Coast Angels (TCA) which is the largest network of Angel investors in the US.… Read the rest

Tech Coast Angels Announces ACE Fund to Provide Access to Entrepreneurial Investments for Private and Institutional Investors

IRVINE, Calif., August 2, 2010 Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the largest angel investment network in the United States, today announced the Angel Capital Entrepreneurial Fund (ACE) 1, a unique fund giving both private and institutional investors the opportunity to access diversified, early-stage, game-changing entrepreneurial company investments that would otherwise be available only to experienced angel investors.… Read the rest

TCA portfolio company Green Dot shares soar 22% in IPO

Monrovia company is the largest player in the prepaid debit-card industry, with about 3.4 million active cards. For now, its biggest market is people outside the financial mainstream.

July 23, 2010

Financial service firms have struggled for years to reach the estimated 30 million lower-income households that make little use of traditional banks.… Read the rest

TECH COAST ANGELS JOINS $1.6M INVESTMENT IN HITFIX, UNIQUE CONTENT-DRIVEN ENTERTAINMENT WEBSITE

IRVINE, Calif., June 28, 2010 Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the nations largest angel investment network, today announced that it has joined the investment of a second round funding of $1.6M in the unique entertainment journalism online resource, HitFix. According to lead TCA investor, Yuri Pikover, “HitFix has such a compelling mix of authoritative and original journalistic content, audience reach, and technology, it perfectly matched our TCA investment ‘sweet spot.… Read the rest

TCA FAST PITCH OFFERS JUMP START TO FINANCING

The Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch Competition offers entrepreneurs a jump start to financing.  This is a must-attend event for entrepreneurs looking to learn the art of the pitch, investors seeking opportunities and business-oriented people interested in Southern California innovation.

IRVINE, Calif., May 5, 2010 — Tech Coast Angels, the nations largest angel investor network, invites the entrepreneurs, investors and business-interested people to attend Fast Pitch, one of Orange Countys most exciting entrepreneurial events of the year, to watch and vote on their favorite 90-second elevator pitch and enjoy a gourmet dinner and networking with some of the most influential businesspeople in Orange County.… Read the rest

TCA Demonstrates Angel Investment Leadership with 7 New Deals and 17 Follow-On Deals in 2009

TechCoastAngels Demonstrate Angel Investment Leadership with 7 New Deals and 17 Follow-On Deals in 2009

Irvine, Calif.,March 1, 2010– Despite the dire economy and lack of available capital (or maybe because of it), Tech Coast Angels(TCA), the largest angel investmentnetwork in the U.S., completed seven rounds of new investmentdeals and 17 follow-on deals in 2009, raising $4.7 million through direct TCA investments and an additional $57 million through other sources of venture capitaland angel capitalfor the network’s entrepreneurial companies.… Read the rest

Sudek of Tech Coast Angels Announces Network’s Increased Commitment

Sudek of Tech Coast Angels Announces Network’s Increased Commitment to Entrepreneurship and Innovation Through New Easy-Access Programs

 
IRVINE, Calif., January 18, 2010 – Richard Sudek, Chairman of Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the nation’s largest angel investment network, today announced that a whole new 2010 program of increased entrepreneur support, communication and mentoring will be overseen by the network’s newly installed Board of Governors.… Read the rest

TCA Launches Meet the Angels” Program”

TECH COAST ANGELS LAUNCHES “MEET THE ANGELS” PROGRAM

FREE MIXER – JANUARY 18th, 2010
 
Open to All Entrepreneurs Interested in Company Startup and Angel Funding
 
Irvine, Calif., January 6, 2010 – A “Meet the Angels” mixer designed to encourage and support new entrepreneurs, will be held January 18, 2010 and is sponsored by the Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the nation’s largest angel investment network.… Read the rest

Founder of Tech Coast Angels, Luis Villalobos Dies at 70

IRVINE, CALIF., October 7, 2009 — With great sadness, the members and friends of Tech Coast Angels (TCA) mourn the passing of their mentor, friend and founder, Luis Villalobos. According to TCA Orange County President, Richard Sudek, Mr. Villalobos died suddenly of a lung infection on October 1, 2009 at St.… Read the rest

OC TCA Seedtrack Helping Early Stage Companies

IRVINE, Calif., September 15, 2009 — A unique new program designed to provide seed funding, services, knowledge, education, execution and strategic planning to entrepreneurs with game-changing company ideas in the very early stages of development has been announced by the Orange County Chapter of Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the nation’s largest angel investment network.… Read the rest

Tech Coast Angels Fast Tracks Investment in Masher Media

Cites Exceptional Executive Team and Market Opportunity

IRVINE, Calif., August 10, 2009 — Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the nation’s largest angel investment network, today announced it has fast-tracked its investment in Masher Media, Inc., developers of a unique new virtual world for children called www.MyMiniPeeps.com that will give kids ages 6 to 13 an online experience as exciting as a video game but with more social networking, multiplayer, and complete and enriching real-world content.… Read the rest

David Friedman Joins Orange County Tech Coast Angels

IRVINE, Calif., July 14, 2009 – Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the nation’s largest angel investor network, today announced that David Friedman, a leading technology marketing and operations executive for Fortune 500 technology, software and services companies, has become a member. Friedman has served as a senior executive at ATX Group, Connexion by Boeing and U.S.… Read the rest

eGuardian Signs Agreement with i-Safe

IRVINE, Calif., June 24, 2009 – eGuardian, the digital identification company that protects children on the Internet, has signed a partnership agreement with i-SAFE, the e-safety education company that has educated and empowered more than 8.5 million children worldwide to be safe digital citizens.… Read the rest

Tech Coast Angels Reaches $100 Million Investment Milestone

Largest American Angel Network Demonstrates the Value of Angel Investing: Turning $100 Million into $1 Billion of Invested Capital

IRVINE, Calif., May 19, 2009 — Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the largest angel investment network in the U.S. and the number one source of start-up funding in Southern California, today announced that its members have invested a total of $100 million in promising Southern California companies since the group’s inception in 1997.… Read the rest

Sohie Joins Tech Coast Angels

 SOHIE JOINS TECH COAST ANGELS CITING UNIQUE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 
Orange County, Calif., April 14, 2009 — The Orange County network of Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the largest angel investor group network in the nation, today announced a new member, Guy Sohie.… Read the rest

TCA Investors Fund Bikestation

TECH COAST ANGELS INVESTORS FUND BIKESTATION®, A NEW TRANSPORTATION PARADIGM AND TECH COAST ANGELS’ FIRST TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE INVESTMENT

 
IRVINE, Calif., April 7, 2009 – The Orange County, Calif. network of Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the largest angel investor group network in the United States, today announced that TCA members have provided growth capital to Bikestation®, the nation’s only turnkey solution for bicycle and other alternative transportation infrastructure for municipalities, campuses and developers.… Read the rest

Tech Coast Angels 2009 Fast Pitch” Competition Most Successful Yet”

 Tech Coast Angels 2009 “Fast Pitch” Competition Most Successful Yet

 
220 Applicants, 37 Finalists Present to Panel of Expert Judges
 
LOS ANGELES – March 27, 2009 – The fourth annual Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch Competition concluded with 37 startup companies giving 90-second live presentations over two days.Read the rest

Tech Coast Angels Companies Receive More Than $1B

30 TCA Portfolio Companies Secure More Than 75M in 2008

LOS ANGELES – February 23, 2009 – Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the largest angel network in the United States, today announced that more than $1B has been invested in TCA-funded companies since the group’s inception in 1997.
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Orange County Fast Pitch Dinner and Investment Event June 9th

Orange County Invited to Meet the Business and Investment Community at the Tech Coast Angels “Fast Pitch” Dinner and Investment Event June 9th

 
12 Exciting New Business Ideas Make Their 90-second Pitch While the Audience
 Watches, Learns and Votes on Their Favorites
 
IRVINE, Calif., May 18, 2009 – Investors, entrepreneurs, business students, people with great business ideas, people who would like to have great business ideas — all will have a fun and profitable evening at the Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch (www.pitchtheangels.com), one of Orange County’s most exciting entrepreneurial evenings sponsored by the nation’s largest angel investment network.… Read the rest

TCA Introduces New Seed Track Funding Program

Tech Coast Angels Introduces New Seed Track Funding Program for Early Stage San Diego Companies

Program Ideal for Qualified Companies In Need of Capital and Management Assistance
 
SAN DIEGO – December 11, 2006 – Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the largest angel network in the United States, today announced that the TCA San Diego network has created the new TCA Seed Track program for qualified technology and biomedical companies.… Read the rest