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.
Evan Unger, MD, President and CEO of NuvOx Pharma, announced that NuvOx has received a $2M Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Cancer Institute to fund the development of a new strategy to detect pancreatic cancer. The grant, 2R44CA203090-02, entitled “Thy-1 targeted microbubbles for early detection of pancreatic cancer,” is […]
GammaTile Therapy is the Next Step in the Expansion of Cesium to Additional Markets IsoRay, Inc. (NYSE American: ISR), a medical technology company and innovator in seed brachytherapy and medical radioisotope applications for the treatment of prostate, brain, lung, head and neck and gynecological cancers and GT Medical Technologies, Inc., today announced the receipt of […]
Regulonix, LLC, a University of Arizona biotechnology start-up company focused on developing non-opioid therapeutics to relieve chronic pain, today announced seed investment of $2 million. UAVenture Capital Fund, LLC, the Tucson-based early stage capital fund dedicated to commercializing University of Arizona (UA) technology, led the seed round, with participation from Tucson’s Desert Angels, one of the country’s […]