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Pasadena Angels

Angel Group · 135 Members · Pasadena, CA, US · ACA
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Our Investment Focus

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY TO THE PASADENA ANGELS IF YOUR COMPANY IS NOT BASED IN CALIFORNIA.  WE ONLY FUND U.S. COMPANIES HEADQUARTERED IN CALIFORNIA.


The Pasadena Angels is a group of leading private investors who provide long-term human and financial capital to help build successful companies. Ranked one of the top ten angel groups in the US by Forbes in 2015, 2018 and Angel Research Institute in 2017. We invested $5.5M in 2018 and more than $80 million dollars of early-stage capital total in over 210 companies since 2000. Pasadena Angels funded companies have gone on to raise over $1Billion from additional funding sources such as venture capital and private equity. Our members, with many years of collective leadership experience, provide the resources to ensure the success of our portfolio companies. The Pasadena Angels invest in early-stage companies in a broad range of industries including, but not limited to technology, that have the potential to build sustainable and successful businesses. The Pasadena Angels charge no fees for its services.


We look for companies that have the following characteristics: * Headquartered in California * Large market opportunity with sufficient untapped potential *Minimum viable product* Scalable business with prospects for rapid growth * Compelling and defendable market differentiation * Product proof-of-concept * Well defined sales/marketing strategy with strong understanding of market and customer base * Compelling business model and financing plan that leads to profitability, positive cash flow, and reasonable returns for an investor * Intellectual Property - proprietary and defendable (patented or patentable) processes or applications


DISCLAIMER: The Pasadena Angels’ 100 plus members invest individually and directly, without any legal pooling of financial resources. As such, no Pasadena Angels member can promise that your business will be funded by our organization.  Thus, by applying for funding from the  Pasadena Angels and participating in any screening or due diligence activity, you are not guaranteed funding from us until we have decided as a group to make an investment in your company. Any participation outside our process is strictly between you and the other party. Pasadena Angel members sometimes provide free mentoring to entrepreneurs introduced via the Pasadena Angel application process. Pasadena Angels, Inc., does not offer any paid services for entrepreneurs. If you wish to engage a Pasadena Angel member for professional services, you must contract directly with that member.

Portfolio


FanBread

Software

Cross Campus

Real Estate

Nabthat, Inc.

Internet / Web Services

Nevados Engineering, Inc.

Industrial/Energy

Nevados Engineering, Inc.

Industrial/Energy

LINKETT

Marketing / Advertising

AnyMeeting, Inc.

Internet / Web Services

Chippmunk

Internet / Web Services

Pick My Solar

Clean Technology

ClimateMinder, Inc.

Clean Technology

The Bouqs Company

Retailing / Distribution

GrandPad Inc.

Healthcare Services

Preferred Industries

  • Biotechnology
  • Clean Technology
  • Computers and Peripherals
  • Electronics / Instrumentation
  • Healthcare Services
  • Industrial/Energy
  • Internet / Web Services
  • IT Services
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Mobile
  • Nanotechnology
  • Networking and Equipment
  • Other
  • Semiconductors
  • Software
  • Telecommunications