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.
An on-demand staffing firm for food and beverage contract employees has closed on a $1.3 million funding after going through Phoenix tech startup accelerator Coplex. Phoenix-based startup Qwick Inc. will use the seed round of capital to more than double its nine-person staff in the next six months and expand into new markets, said Qwick […]
A venture-capital fund focused on University of Arizona spinoffs has announced its fourth investment since its founding last year, backing a Phoenix-based startup with an online platform to help hotels and restaurants quickly find temporary workers. UA Venture Capital Fund LLC participated in funding a seed round of growth capital for Qwick Inc., which was […]
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