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7 10, 2021

Oregon Venture Fund adds new principal as it aspires to bigger investments

By |2021-10-07T09:04:03+00:00October 7th, 2021|Angel, Oregon|0 Comments

Oregon hasn’t produced many prominent startups in the past two decades, but among those that have thrived, a large portion have one thing in common: an early investment from the Oregon Venture Fund. The regional firm manages $250 million in investments and says it has produced a 34% average annual return for its investors since [...]

12 08, 2021

New Loyola Angels Fund will support venture capital education 

By |2021-08-12T08:49:34+00:00August 12th, 2021|Angel, Maryland, State or Government, Student Funds|0 Comments

Loyola University Maryland has created the Loyola Angels Fund, which supports the launch of a yearlong interdisciplinary undergraduate learning opportunity that ultimately provides student innovators with angel investment experience while serving as a funding vehicle for local under-resourced entrepreneurs, especially Baltimore-based Black-, Brown-, and female-owned businesses. Loyola recently expanded its fundraising goal, from $100,000 to [...]

9 06, 2021

TTU Research Park launches Seraph Hub Fuel Fund aimed at supporting emerging Agtech companies

By |2021-06-09T12:38:27+00:00June 9th, 2021|Angel, Texas, Venture Capital|0 Comments

The Texas Tech Research Park Inc. Board of Directors chairman and president John Esparza has announced the launch of a collaboration with Seraph and the Lubbock Angel Network (LAN) to launch the research park’s first venture capital fund, the Seraph Hub Fuel Fund. The focus of the collaboration is to accelerate business success of high-tech startups and emerging companies in the [...]

23 01, 2020

How To Grow Your Startup With The Help Of An Angel Investor-Forbes

By |2020-01-23T08:50:25+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Angel|0 Comments

Does watching Shark Tank make you dream about finding an angel investor of your own? Well, stop dreaming and start searching—angels are real and not just found on TV. In fact, the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Venture Research reports in 2018 that “The angel investor market saw an increase in market participation in more companies but at [...]

29 08, 2019

IU Angel Network launched by IU Ventures to support early-stage startup activity

By |2019-08-29T09:48:17+00:00August 29th, 2019|Angel, Indiana|0 Comments

IU Ventures has announced the creation of the IU Angel Network. The program is designed to connect qualified investors with an Indiana University affiliation to early-stage startups led by members of the IU community. The IU Angel Network is led by Tedd Green, executive in residence at IU Ventures, who said the new program fills a vital [...]

17 01, 2019

University of Waterloo’s Velocity taps AngelList to launch new startup fund

By |2019-01-17T09:32:23+00:00January 17th, 2019|Angel, Canada, Startup Fund|0 Comments

University of Waterloo startup incubator Velocity has announced a bold plan to provide funding support to its startups. Velocity will launch an AngelList-powered fund to let investors make equity investments in companies pitching in the program’s Velocity Fund Finals competition. Three times a year, the Velocity Fund Finals (VFF) allows companies in the Velocity Garage incubator (or [...]

12 10, 2018

Keiretsu founder plans to push Philly angels for a new start-up pitch event

By |2018-10-12T09:59:19+00:00October 12th, 2018|Angel, Pennsylvania|0 Comments

In Philadelphia, where finding a start-up investor is as tough as finding a Cowboys fan — or at least one who will admit it openly — the Angel Capital Expo could be considered an entrepreneur's dream come true. The annual event by Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic brings together the private-equity community with entrepreneurs looking for funding — [...]

22 08, 2018

Michigan angels raising $25M venture capital fund 

By |2018-08-22T20:41:59+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Angel, Michigan|0 Comments

A local angel investor organization has set out to raise a $25-million venture capital fund. Grand Rapids-based Grand Angels said yesterday it filed a form Regulation D with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to create Grand Angels Venture Fund III. GA Fund III will invest in 12-15 "emerging companies" in four market segments: advanced [...]

11 12, 2017

[COA Member] Three angels launch new New Mexico investment fund

By |2017-12-11T14:18:35+00:00December 11th, 2017|Angel, New Mexico|0 Comments

Three of New Mexico’s prominent angel investors are launching a new, $4 million venture fund to pump early-stage capital into high-tech startups around the state. New Mexico Angels President John Chavez, Vice President Dorian Rader and board member Sherman McCorkle are partnering together to launch the new NMA Ventures, which will invest between $200,000 and [...]

17 11, 2017

Z21 Innovation Fund to accelerate University of Southampton Web startups

By |2017-11-17T15:22:02+00:00November 17th, 2017|Angel, UK/England, Venture Capital|0 Comments

Funding is being made available for projects at the University of Southampton capitalising on the growing potential of the Web through the new Z21 Innovation Fund. The fund, a collaboration between the University of Southampton and the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), launched yesterday with an event at the University’s Highfield Campus during Global Entrepreneurship Week that saw representatives [...]