TransAtlantic Angel Conference

Angel Fund · 98 Members · Seattle, WA, USA
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About this Program

SIA - Startup Investor Accelerator, (part of Mossy Ventures) is a Startup Investment Pitch Competition, with early-stage business angels from Europe and USA.

Our Investment Focus

TAAC - Trans Atlantic Angel Conference Edition 6 -  A startup Pitch Competition. 

Targeting pre-seed and seed startups, our primary focus is on delivering smart-money value. We are committed to supporting startup teams, aiding in their success, and facilitating their progression to the next funding round. We extend comprehensive feedback, introductions, and relevant support to all participating teams, fostering growth and improvement regardless of their final standing in the competition.

This event comprises of three rounds of pitching, employing a "winner takes all" model. The victorious startup secures a substantial investment ranging from $100,000 to $200,000. Additionally, up to five other promising startups may receive funding on a case-by-case basis. With a cap of approximately 60 participating startups, each application is accepted until the quota is met.

This sector-agnostic virtual startup pitch competition seeks companies capable of achieving meaningful milestones with the provided funding. Ideal candidates are those approaching their first revenue, possessing an engaged team actively interacting with the market, and demonstrating some level of traction. Notably, the potential for exponential scalability is a key criterion for angel investors. We typically represent the first outside investment round for startups. We invite startups from North America and greater Europe to apply.

Startup Investor Accelerator assembles 20-40 investors to create a fund of up to $200,000 for early-stage startups. The angel Investors come from diverse backgrounds and have variety of interests. 

Program Flow:

  1. 1-minute pitch (approx. 60 startups)

  2. 3-minute pitch (24 startups)

  3. 10-minute pitch (12 startups)

  4. Investor and startup coffee meetings

  5. Due diligence on 6 startups

  6. The final public event announcing the winner(s)

  7. Transfer of funds

The program runs from September 19 (first pitch to investors September 26) to December 12 (receiving the investment). The concluding public presentation and official winner announcement occur on the last day of the program.

The process encompasses three pitch days (1-minute, 3-minute, and 10-minute) and due diligence + final meeting. Post each pitching day, investors select startups advancing to the subsequent stage. The whole process is completed within the three-month. The program creates space for investors and startups to foster mutual understanding through thorough checks and feedback sessions. 

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  • Limited to 60 applications.

  • All startups are directly accepted and initiated in the first session.

  • We encourage only those startups genuinely seeking investment to apply, hence the symbolic application $100 fee.

  • The program does not take a carry or interest.

  • The investors get shares of the startup based upon a mutual agreement, depending on the startup's valuation.

Startups can expect:

  • All applications reviewed by a group of angel investors.

  • Automatic acceptance of applicant startups (applications close after 60).

  • All startups invited to a 1-minute pitch to investors, with networking.

  • 24 startups proceed to the next stage, with 6 hours for a 3-minute pitch + Q&A + coffee meetings with investors.

  • 12 semifinalists have additional investor time with a 10-minute pitch + Q&A, and more networking.

  • 6 finalists work with a Due Diligence team for 4 weeks, receiving guidance to strengthen their pitch and media exposure.

  • Finalists present in a public event attended by international investors.

  • The winner secures a group investment of up to $200,000.

  • All startups receive investor feedback to foster growth.

The first pitching night is on September 26, Thursday, at 6 pm CET. Subsequent pitching sessions occur on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 CET, corresponding to 9:00 am PST.

Previous winners per cohort

TAAC 1. -
TAAC 2. - 
TAAC 3. - 
TAAC 4. - 

Other investees, that have not won, but have received investment anyway 



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Preferred Locations

  • United States
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • Germany
  • France
  • Italy
  • UK
  • Austria
  • Norway
  • Latvia
  • Scotland, UK
  • Georgia
  • Armenia
  • Luxembourg
  • Belgium
  • Estonia
  • Switzerland
  • Netherlands
  • Sweden
  • Denmark
  • Lithuania
  • Poland
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Finland
  • Romania
  • Czech Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Slovakia
  • Montenegro
  • Croatia
  • Serbia
  • Bulgaria
  • Ireland
  • Greece
  • Albania
  • Kosova, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Norway, ME, USA

Preferred Financials

  • Capital Seeking
  • $50,000 - $2,000,000
  • Valuation
  • $500,000 - $10,000,000