| Band of Angels - http://www.bandangels.com |
The Band of Angels is Silicon Valley's oldest seed funding organization. We are a formal group of more than 120 former and current high tech executives who are interested in investing their time and money into new, cutting edge, startup companies. We've seeded over 200 companies in our history with 40+ profitable M&A exits and 9 Nasdaq IPOs. Band members have founded companies such as Symantec, Logitech, and National Semiconductor and been senior executives at the likes of Sun Microsystems, Hewlett Packard, and Intuit.
The Band meets monthly to formally consider three startups selected from among the more than 50 that are - [Read more]
| California Stock Exchange - http://calstockexchange.com |
The California Stock Exchange is for anyone motivated to act on, propel or accomplish social good, whether an entrepreneur, social activist, or artist. When people do what they love and believe in, they create stronger more sustainable businesses with more loyal followers and in turn, will create a stronger more sustainable economy. Our clear goal is to create 23 million new jobs over the next decade; jobs that people love. - [Read more]
| Golden Capital Network - http://www.goldencapital.net |
Golden Capital Network leads by stimulating economic vitality through early stage private equity investment, connecting intrepid entrepreneurs, active investors, service providers, and policycmakers to share the insights, risks, and rewards of innovative collaboration.
Our purpose is to introduce innovative entrepreneurs to capital, expertise, and resources for building world-class companies. Golden Capital Network provides communities with the capabilities to integrate their own social capital networks for accelerating their homegrown entrepreneurs.
Since 1999, Golden Capital Network's 1,000+ alumni companies has raised more than - [Read more]
| Omidyar Network - http://www.omidyar.com |
Omidyar Network is a philanthropic investment firm dedicated to harnessing the power of markets to create opportunity for people to improve their lives. We invest in and help scale innovative organizations to catalyze economic, social, and political change.
eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and wife Pam established Omidyar Network based on their conviction that every person has the power to make a difference. Our work enables people to discover that power, improve their own lives, and make lasting contributions to their communities.
The formation of Omidyar Network was inspired by Pierre’s experience at eBay, which he founded in 1995 - [Read more]
| Tech Coast Angels - http://www.techcoastangels.com |
The Tech Coast Angels is a Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation and is governed by the presidents of each network and a Board of Governors. TCA is not a fund and does not invest, nor participate in any funding decisions, nor receive any share of profits or gains from its members investment. Our members collaborate on due diligence, but make individual investment decisions and understand that investments in early-stage, privately-held ventures are risky and can be highly illiquid so it can be several years before capital is returned, if ever.
The Tech Coast Angels operates throughout Southern California and is organized into five regional - [Read more]