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Tech Coast Angels Tops PitchBook’s List of Southern California VC Investors

Benzinga

August 29, 2017


Tech Coast Angels Tops PitchBook’s List of Southern California VC Investors

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IRVINE, Calif. – August 29, 2017 — Tech Coast Angels (TCA), one of the largest and most active angel networks in the world, today announced that PitchBook, an independent data provider specializing in venture capital, private equity and M&A, had analyzed the Southern California investment landscape, and listed the angel network as the top VC investor for all early-stage investments in the region.

In fact, the PitchBook data shows that TCA led the field against other angel networks and VC firms in all categories:  number of investments in five years (46), the number of investments in the last six months (7), the number of investments in the last 12 months (12), and the number of investments in the last two years (26).

“This information reaffirms our historical performance and steadfast commitment to continue building and supporting a strong startup ecosystem in Southern California, where nearly all of our network’s angel members live and work,” said Jeff Draa, Chairman of Tech Coast Angels. “While investing in great companies anywhere, regardless of location, is at the core of what we do, Southern California is our home and remains the heart of who we are.”

According to PitchBook, capital invested in young companies in Southern California is on an upswing since the beginning of 2015, with 988 VC deals completed in the region by 1,069 individual investors.  For the report published in July 2017, see https://pitchbook.com/newsletter/the-8-most-active-vc-investors-in-southern-california

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Tech Coast Angels Offers Exclusive Funding Opportunities to Investors Throughout the United States

Leveraging the online platform AngelList, Tech Coast Angels brings some of its best deals to accredited investors, members of other angel networks and prospective angels

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IRVINE, Calif. – July 26, 2017Tech Coast Angels (TCA), one of the largest and most active angel networks in the world, recently announced a new initiative that shares TCA deals with accredited investors all across the United States. A subset of the angel network’s best deals will now be syndicated over the online investment platform AngelList.

Private investors throughout the United States now have the opportunity to experience what it’s like to invest alongside seasoned angel investors. The new initiative also benefits entrepreneurs who want more capital and accessibility to a wider world of funding.

“Tech Coast Angels screens several hundred startups every year and we have over 300 members–all of whom have diverse, unique backgrounds and expertise and greatly contribute to due diligence effort of the companies in which we choose to invest,” said Sergio Gurrieri, president of Tech Coast Angels’ San Diego network and lead of TCA’s AngelList Syndicate. “With our new initiative, investors can now tap into this wealth of experience, members of other angel networks can diversify their portfolio, and new or prospective angels can try out their wings.”

The addition of AngelList to TCA’s investment portfolio not only allows the angel network to share some of its best deals with more investors, regardless of geography, but also showcases TCA’s commitment to innovation and best practices.

“While it’s important to stress that this is not a substitute for TCA membership, our AngelList initiative offers great benefits to members and non-members alike, and once again positions us as a private capital thought leader; exploring and adopting new technologies and platforms to find–and fund–great companies,” said Jeff Draa, Tech Coast Angels’ chairman.

AngelList registrants can join TCA’s syndicate page on AngelList, receiving access to regular notifications for each deal the angel network shares on the platform. To register, an investor must create a profile on AngelList (https://angel.co), and then back Tech Coast Angel’s syndicate page on the investment platform (https://angel.co/tech-coast-angels/syndicate).

Investors wishing to know more about TCA membership can find information at https://www.techcoastangels.com/angels/

July 26, 2017


Tech Coast Angels Offers Exclusive Funding Opportunities to Investors Throughout the United States

Benzinga


The 8 most active VC investors in Southern California

Pitchbook

Tech Coast Angels named most active investor in Southern California.

July 25, 2017


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