Introducing GTAN RAW

March 22, 2017 1:03 pm

Thinking about raising money and don’t know where to start?  Come pitch to seasoned angel investors and get their feedback on your business. No filter.  No strings attached.  Raw.   On April 4th, 2017, GTAN – Golden Triangle Angel Network – will host a new event aimed at early-stage companies who are considering raising funds […]

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Recap: March 2017 Investment Meeting

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On March 21st, GTAN held its monthly investment meeting at Bingemans, where local startups pitched to the GTAN membership. After three excellent pitches and a lot of enthusiasm from the Angels, all three companies will be moving on to the next stage of due diligence. Learn more about BridesMade, SAMETRICA, and below! BridesMade – The […]

Recap: February 2017 Investment Meeting

February 23, 2017 1:16 pm

The February GTAN meeting began with some important announcements from the President Rob Douglas. GTAN Angels invested in the 70th company, with several other companies in the due diligence pipeline.  The economic impact of those investments is well over 75+M dollars.   Three more companies were put forward for investment from the GTAN selection committee […]


The Funder’s Side: An angel’s perspective on valuation and exit strategies

January 27, 2017 12:38 pm

Founders often ask me what angels look for when they’re choosing where to invest, and the truth is, not all angels have the same priorities when it comes to investment choices. However, here are some general principles for founders to consider when they’re preparing their pitches. No matter how early-stage you are, it’s important to […]

Recap: January 2017 Investment Meeting

January 19, 2017 1:02 pm

Welcome, 2017! We are looking forward to another year of presentations and pitches from amazing, local talent. The GTAN Angels are actively looking to fill the gap between seed capital and VC funding. We kicked off our 2017 investment meetings with pitches from Sitata, Pathcore, and Penta Medical. Learn more about the companies below. Sitata – Adam […]

GTAN Angels Reflect on 2016

January 16, 2017 9:53 am

It’s important to look at the past year of investments and funding rounds in order to see trends and themes that emerge. At our last investment meeting, we asked some GTAN Angels for their highlight moment and trends of 2016. Here’s what they had to say: For Gary, “the highlight of 2016 has been the […]

Top GTAN Blog Posts of 2016

January 13, 2017 9:58 am

2016 was an excellent year for GTAN! Our monthly investment meetings showcased pitches from over 25 local companies, many moved forward into due diligence. Below is a list of the top GTAN blog posts of 2016. We reflect on the past year as we prepare for a busy 2017. Transfuzion October Investment Meeting Golden Triangle […]

Recap: December Investment Meeting

December 14, 2016 3:25 pm

It’s hard to believe that last night was the last investment meeting of 2016! December’s meeting featured startups U-Feast, HTBase, and Synaptop. The three local companies delivered professional and thorough pitches; a great way to wrap up 2016 investment meetings. All three companies received interest for Due Diligence. Learn more about the companies below. U-Feast is […]


The Funder’s Side: Angel investor Diane Wolfenden on thinking big

November 25, 2016 12:40 pm

As a charter member of the Golden Triangle Angel Network, Diane Wolfenden is a well-respected and visible member of the local investment community. We sat down with Wolfenden to get her thoughts on how the startup landscape has changed over the last several years, and how she approaches a deal. Changes in the angel landscape […]

Recap: November Investment Meeting

November 18, 2016 10:09 am

On November 15th, GTAN held its monthly investment meeting at Bingemans, where three local startups pitched to the GTAN membership. Learn more about Mariner Endosurgery, Local Line, and Sage Senses below! Our next investment meeting is Tuesday, December 13.   Mariner Endosurgery’s patented medical device is improving the safety and accuracy of laparoscopic surgeries. Their […]