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 number of San Diego startups angling for investor attention has spiked this year thanks to a warming climate for entrepreneurs. A record-breaking number of startups have applied for a spot on San Diego Venture Group’s roster of Cool Companies — a hand-picked group of young companies chosen to meet local and out-of-town venture capitalists. […]
Three launch vehicle developers, one of which is still in stealth mode, have qualified to compete in a DARPA competition in early 2020 to demonstrate responsive launch capabilities.In a briefing at the 35th Space Symposium here April 10, DARPA announced that Vector, Vox Space and a stealth-mode company have qualified to participate in the DARPA […]
There was plenty of talk about the recent progress Arizona is making to build an entrepreneurial ecosystem for bioscience companies — with some fresh faces leading the charge, at the Tucson edition of Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap annual luncheon Wednesday. Sponsored by the Flinn Foundation, a Phoenix-based nonprofit, Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap is a plan hatched in […]