We are a Tucson, Arizona based non-profit organization of accredited investors who seek opportunities to invest in Southwest regional startup or early stage companies.
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The DESERT ANGELS ™ welcomes applications from startup or early stage companies. We evaluate applications on an ongoing basis and meet monthly from September through June.
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As a vibrant, growing organization, the DESERT ANGELS ™ welcomes new members. If you are an accredited investor with a tenacious appetite for helping early-stage companies succeed, we’d love to get to know you better at an upcoming dinner meeting.
It is safe to say that there would have been no Calimmune without the early support of the Desert Angels.
Many members of the DA share our passion and see the potential for gene therapy to transform healthcare and liberate patients from chronic and incurable diseases. Their investments have helped us grow this company to what it is today. We truly hope Calimmune’s work will be life-changing for the people we plan to serve and the investors that supported us.
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today announced the selection of ten awardees in the Spring 2019 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC), its business plan competition designed to advance innovation and technology commercialization opportunities in Arizona by helping early-stage ventures scale. All AIC awardees will participate in Venture Ready, the ACA’s rigorous, year-long mentorship program that connects […]
Qwick, a Phoenix-based on-demand staffing platform leveraging technology to enable food and beverage professionals to connect with top-rated hospitality businesses will launch its Dallas branch in late April. Dallas will be the fast-growing company’s fourth city after Phoenix, Tucson and San Diego, launching in its first Texas market and just in time for the city’s […]
Paradigm Diagnostics, a leading precision medicine company focused on comprehensive cancer testing, announced the addition of Mara Aspinall, Managing Director of BlueStone Venture Partners to the Board of Directors as part of the closing of Paradigm’s $15 million Series B fundraising. In addition to participation by the founding investors, Mesa Verde Venture Partners, New Science Ventures, […]