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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 [...]

5 10, 2017

Local North Carolina universities go full-steam searching for investments

By |2017-10-05T14:39:17+00:00October 5th, 2017|Angel, North Carolina|0 Comments

One firm that is a Triangle company in every sense of the word is 410 Medical. Its founder and chief medical officer, Mark Piehl, a pediatric critical care physician at WakeMed, works at both Duke University and the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, where he earned his medical degree. And the company’s product, LifeFlow, designed to improve life-saving fluid [...]

9 05, 2017

New business angel fund to invest €30mn in Finnish start-ups

By |2017-05-09T07:46:27+00:00May 9th, 2017|Angel, Finland|0 Comments

A new fund for business angels, EAF Finland, aims to improve growth by financing start-up enterprises. The fund's 30 million euro budget comes from the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation (Tekes) and the European Investment Fund (EIF). It was announced on Wednesday at the Arctic15 startup event at the former Nokia Cable Factory in Helsinki. [...]

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 [...]