Pasadena Angels Form $1.3M Investment Fund

Pasadena, California (June 1, 2016) – The Pasadena Angels (PA) today announced the formation of their first investment fund at $1.3 million, PA Fund 1 (The Fund). The Fund will specialize in seed and early stage investments and will co-invest exclusively in deals that are subscribed by Pasadena Angels members.  The Pasadena Angels’ 100 plus […]

The Art of the Pitch – Meeting with Prospective Investors

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Back when my daughter was in middle school, she had an incredible math teacher, who didn’t teach to the standardized tests and was much more interested in developing his students’ analytical skills and maximizing their learning experience. One way he accomplished this (in addition to developing his own math video games) was to post sample […]

Pasadena Angels Announces Strongest Funding Numbers in 2015

Pasadena Angels (PA) announced today that our group has invested a total of $5 million in 27 deals in 2015, making it the most successful year in our fifteen year history.  PA members have invested over $65 million in over 175 companies since its inception. The investments span a wide variety of industries  including telecommunications, […]

Sugath Warnakulasuriya on Epic Failures and Enduring Lessons in Business Building, Customer Development

Posted by on Oct 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Pasadena Angels board member Sugath Warnakulasuriya’s new post. Tweet

MindBody Software IPO reaches $500mm

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in Blog, General, News, Product/Technology | No Comments

MindBody, Inc, launched  an IPO today, the first Pasadena Angels company to achieve that milestone.  Ten years after a small group of Pasadena Angels put up $200,000 to fund its initial expansion, MindBody finished the day at a market cap of $500mm.  MindBody is now the largest private employer in San Luis Obispo County, having […]

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