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  1. 1. Free Range Angel InvestingWith “green investing” becoming ever more popular over thepast few years, we’d like the investment community andentrepreneurs to consider that angel investing has always been“eco-friendly”.This presentation describes how angel investing continues to befree range, locally grown and all organic using line-caught andsustainable techniques, in a carbon neutral manor.We don’t need Al Gore to tell us how to farm investments in aenvironmentally friendly way! Come visit “Free Range AngelInvesting” … “Free Range Angel Investing” ©2012 Tech Coast Angels
  2. 2. CERTIFIED:Free-Range! “Free Range Angel Investing” ©2012 Tech Coast Angels
  3. 3. CERTIFIED: Free-Range! “No boundaries” for investment. Soft/hard-ware, internet, biotech etc. All stages: seed, pre/post revenue. Open to all entrepreneurs (age/exp.). “Free Range Angel Investing” ©2012 Tech Coast Angels
  4. 4. CERTIFIED:Locally Grown! “Free Range Angel Investing” ©2012 Tech Coast Angels
  5. 5. CERTIFIED: Locally Grown! Angels typically invest locally. Due Diligence: able to “kick the tires”. Nearby to help personally if needed. Angels local support “eco-system”. “Free Range Angel Investing” ©2012 Tech Coast Angels
  6. 6. CERTIFIED:All Organic! “Free Range Angel Investing” ©2012 Tech Coast Angels
  7. 7. CERTIFIED: All Organic! Angels ideally invest in new ideas. New company/team in big market. No “big company” politics/pollution. Angels add fertilizer ($) + experience. “Free Range Angel Investing” ©2012 Tech Coast Angels
  8. 8. CERTIFIED:Line-Caught! “Free Range Angel Investing” ©2012 Tech Coast Angels
  9. 9. CERTIFIED: Line-Caught! Angels selective about “fishing”. Many companies apply, few selected. If due diligence fails: catch & release. “Good Catch”: angels invest & support. “Free Range Angel Investing” ©2012 Tech Coast Angels
  10. 10. CERTIFIED:Sustainable! “Free Range Angel Investing” ©2012 Tech Coast Angels
  11. 11. CERTIFIED: Sustainable! Right companies: profitable exits. Good exits yield angels more capital. Sustainable: but angels must build aninvestment portfolio & have patience. “Free Range Angel Investing” ©2012 Tech Coast Angels
  12. 12. CERTIFIED:Carbon-Neutral! “Free Range Angel Investing” ©2012 Tech Coast Angels
  13. 13. CERTIFIED: Carbon Neutral! Angels invest their own capital. Investments create new companies. Start-up companies create many jobs. We “recycle”: failure is learningexperience (angels and entrepreneurs)for future endeavors. “Free Range Angel Investing” ©2012 Tech Coast Angels
  14. 14. Who are the Tech Coast Angels?Tech Coast Angels, www.techcoastangels.com, the largest angel investornetwork in the United States, provides funding and guidance to moreearly‐stage, high‐growth companies in Southern California than any otherinvestment group. Since its inception in 1997, TCA members have focused onbuilding valuable companies, personally invested more than $100M, andhelped portfolio companies attract more than $1B in additional capital, mostlyfrom venture capital firms.TCA members give companies more than just capital; they also providecounsel, mentoring and access to an extensive network of potential investors,customers, strategic partners and management talent.TCA has more than 300 members, including its venture capital affiliates, in fivenetworks in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Westlake/Santa Barbaraand the Inland Empire. “Free Range Angel Investing” ©2012 Tech Coast Angels

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