22 03, 2017

Selena Gomez establishes new fund for Lupus Research at University of Southern California

By |2017-03-22T09:27:50+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Angel, California|0 Comments

People magazine reports that Selena recently made a donation to the University of Southern California's Keck School of Medicine to establish the Selena Gomez Fund for Lupus Research.  Selena revealed in 2015 that she suffered from the autoimmune disease, and even underwent chemotherapy as part of her treatment. In a statement, the singer says, "I [...]

5 01, 2017

Wanted: UNC alumni looking to invest in startups with university ties

By |2017-01-05T07:48:16+00:00January 5th, 2017|Angel, North Carolina|0 Comments

UNC-Chapel Hill is seeking alumni, faculty members and others who are interested in investing in startups with a UNC connection. UNC announced Tuesday that it has launched the Carolina Angel Network to help startups seeking capital to develop their technology or finance their growth. Eligible startups, which can be located anywhere, must have a founder, [...]

28 09, 2016

Johnson & Wales University and Angel Fund Announces The Food Innovation Nexus: a Venture Towards Therapeutic Breakthroughs in Healthy Food and Medicine

By |2016-09-28T07:34:27+00:00September 28th, 2016|Angel, UK/England|0 Comments

Johnson & Wales University (JWU), a world-renowned culinary educator, is no stranger to food innovation. Today it is announcing its newest venture to spur therapeutic breakthroughs at the intersection of healthy food and medicine: The Food Innovation Nexus (FIX). In partnership with three product development entrepreneurs, Michael Allio, Steve Lane and Ken Levy, The FIX [...]

11 03, 2016

4 universities form Triangle Venture Alliance to fund startups 

By |2017-07-14T23:33:45+00:00March 11th, 2016|Angel, North Carolina|0 Comments

Boosted by a $250,000 federal grant, four Triangle Universities are forming the Triangle Venture Alliance which plans to work with alumni in funding startups. The alliance is the second major boost to emerging ventures in the Triangle in two days, NCSU having announced a new $1M fund and accelerator as well on Tuesday. Duke disclosed [...]

24 06, 2015

FL angel Investment network looks to bridge capital gap

By |2015-06-24T14:17:52+00:00June 24th, 2015|Angel, Florida|0 Comments

Interest appears promising for an effort to amass investors seeking to fund high-growth start-ups in the capital region. On Friday, a membership launch for Tallahassee's new chapter of the Florida Angel Nexus attracted roughly 60 attendees, a mix of potential investors and professionals aware of financing challenges facing early stage start-ups. Jason Stamm, an entrepreneur [...]

22 07, 2014

Portland State University’s DesignMedix Closes Second Angel Round of $1.5 Million

By |2017-07-15T01:49:28+00:00July 22nd, 2014|Angel, New Investments/Awards, Oregon|0 Comments

DesignMedix, Inc., a biotech startup with ties to Portland State University, has closed a second round of angel funding from investors in the Northwest. Investors include Portland Seed Fund, as well as members of Bellingham Angels, Oregon Angel Fund, Seraph Angel Network, Willamette Angel Conference, Keiretsu Angel Forum and Tacoma Angel Network. […]

20 01, 2014

Angel Investor Starts Certificate Program at UNLV to Network, Attract More Capital to Rebel Venture Fund Projects

By |2017-07-15T02:19:46+00:00January 20th, 2014|Angel, Nevada|0 Comments

Bill Payne might be a little bit of all three. Since the early 1980s, Payne has invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in startup firms. Payne entered the angel investing market after he sold the company he co-founded, Solid State Dielectrics Inc., to DuPont in 1982. An angel investor is one who provides financial backing [...]