#Angels

#Angels

A venture capital firm that invests in female led start-ups. It was founded in 2015 and is located in San Francisco, California.

#Angels is a San Francisco-based venture capital firm that has a focus on adding more women to company's capitzliation table with the intention of creating more leadership opportunities for females in the technology start-up sector. The company has the stated goal of turning those leaders into venture capital investors as well so that they can in turn invest in female-led start-up companies.

Product

The company has a portfolio of over eighty investments as of 2019. In addition to investing, #Angels also host events where conversations about diversity, building communities, and promoting women in emerging industries take place.

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Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
Modern Fertility

A company developing home fertility test for women

Medinas Health is an artificial intelligence company providing a marketplace for surplus medical equipment and supplies. It participated in the YC S18 cohort of Y Combinator.

Vector Launch is a Tucson, Arizona-based company founded by John Garvey, Shaun Coleman and Eric Besnard.

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People

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Role
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April Underwood

Co-Founder

Chloe Sladden

Co-Founder

Jana Messerschmidt

Co-Founder

Jessica Verrilli

Co-Founder

Katie Stanton

Co-Founder

Vijaya Gadde

Co-Founder

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

These angel investors want to bring women into startups early--and get them equity

Julia Boorstin

Web

June 8, 2018

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Meet the angel investors getting women entry--and equity--into Silicon Valley's startup scene

June 7, 2018

Companies

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CEO
Location
Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Connie Loizos
August 28, 2020
TechCrunch
At TechCrunch Disrupt, our Startup Battlefield competition this year looks to be fiercer than ever, judging by the applicants. That's actually saying something, considering the game-changing brands to emerge from our stage over the years, including Cloudflare, Dropbox, Vurb, Mint, GetAround, Fitbit, Yammer and more. Altogether, Startup Battlefield participants have gone on to raise $9 [...]

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