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.
TEMPE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GT Medical Technologies, Inc., a company dedicated to improving the lives of patients with brain tumors, today announced positive results from a clinical trial supporting the efficacy and safety profile of a new treatment, GammaTile™ Therapy, for patients with recurrent, previously treated brain tumors known as meningiomas. Meningiomas are the most common type […]
A tax credit approved by the Arizona Legislature to incentivize investment in early-stage bioscience and technology companies has proven to be a popular tool among local funders. The impact of the Angel Investor Tax Credit program has been millions of dollars invested in Arizona startup companies, resulting in business and job growth and more than […]
*DA portfolio company Qwick is a winner of the Fall 2018 AIC grants* The Arizona Commerce Authority has chosen 10 local startups, including seven software companies, as winners in its Fall 2018 round of the revamped Arizona Innovation Challenge. The business plan competition for promising early-stage companies in high-growth industries awards $1.5 million twice a […]