to grow your startup
*Applications for AngelCon 2022 will open this fall.
Your startup must:
1) Demonstrate a completed proof of concept with an MVP and/or early revenue.
2) Have potential for scalability and high growth.
3) Have a team with the ability to execute.
Angel Investors propel early-stage startups by investing money in exchange for ownership equity or convertible debt. The SBDC has generated an investment fund financed by local individual investors.
Contribute to our local economy by becoming an active investor and learn to spot groundbreaking new business ventures and innovative technology.
If you are interested in joining the next fund, please contact email@example.com.
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Past Winners of AngelCon
Atlas Alpha leverages social networks into profitable marketplaces, fueled by forum experts through a proprietary Application Programming Interface (API) based solution. Atlas began their journey in the board game industry and to date and has over 125,000 monthly active users, resulting in $200,000 monthly sales for their partner retailers.Learn More
Peter Wen, Tallyfor
Winning AngelCon 2021 and the investment capital is going to launch Tallyfor into growth mode. The tax industry was ripe for disruption of sorts — tax preparation needs to move out of the age of dinosaurs and into the 21st century. We’ve solved this problem, a problem that will save accounting firms time and money. We are humbled to be awarded the $145,000 and look forward to guidance from the investor team.
About the 2021 Conference
In 2021, the CIE Small Business Development Center (SBDC) held its fourth annual Central California Angel Conference. Working with a group of 30 investors who participated in Fund 4, we raised $145,000. From September 2020 through June 2021, the group met monthly to prepare for selecting top-tier startups for investment.
At the 2021 pitch competition: