We are a Tucson, Arizona based non-profit organization of accredited investors who seek opportunities to invest in Southwest regional and U.S. national 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.
Desert Angels is pleased to announce that it has migrated onto the Dealum.com Deal Flow Management platform. As part of this migration, all active and invested deals were migrated from the prior platform including all supporting documents and references. Dealum represents a very up-to-date and state-of-the-art web application with a solid database backend. The platform […]
We are pleased to inform you that the Angel Tax Credit program received additional funding from the State. We will be able to authorize $2.5 Million in tax credits each fiscal year for the next 10 years. Because this is new funding, it will be available to the ACA to authorize the FY22 amount beginning […]
The Arizona Legislature will soon consider an amendment to SB1124 that includes Affordable Housing and the extension of the AZBio supported Angel Investment Tax Credit. The Angel Investment program is designed to expand early stage investments in targeted Arizona small businesses. The program accomplishes this goal by eliminating Arizona capital gains tax liabilities associated with […]