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The Angel Capital Association is the leading professional and trade association supporting the success of angel investors in high-growth, early-stage ventures. ACA provides professional development, industry voice, public policy advocacy and an array of benefits and resources to its membership of 200 angel groups and more than 10,000 individual accredited investors. www.angelcapitalassociation.org; @ACAAngelCapital.

News from Angel Capital Association:

Three Recent Midwest Startup Exits Were All Angel Capital Association Award Winners

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Angel Capital Association (ACA), the world's leading professional association for angel investors, today announced that three recent winners of the association's Luis Villalobos Award, have achieved milestone exits, all with…

Angel Capital Association Elects New Board Directors

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Angel Capital Association (ACA), the world's leading professional association for angel investors, today announced the election of new Board members Elaine Bolle, Angela Jackson, and Kevin Learned to three year terms. Additionally, th…

Angel Investors Maintain Diverse Portfolios, with Median Check Size of $25,000, According to Early Results of "The American Angel" Campaign

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Angel investors – accredited individuals who collectively support the American startup industry with some $24 billion of capital per year – maintain diversified portfolios that represent roughly 5 percent of total held assets, with median in…

Breaking News Live from the ACA Summit: 2016 Angel Returns Study Shows High Likelihood of Failure Balanced by Larger Wins for 10% of Investments

PHILADELPHIA, May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — At the Angel Capital Association (ACA) Summit, the world's largest gathering of angel investors, the Angel Resource Institute (ARI) announced the results of the largest study on angel investing returns in North America, since 2007.  The 201…

Angel Capital Association Announces Finalists for Innovative Startup Award

Luis Villalobos Award to be Revealed on May 10th at the 2016 ACA Summit in Philadelphia KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Angel Capital Association (ACA), the world's leading professional association for angel investors, today revealed the three startup finalists vyi…

New Study on Angel Investing Returns, Valuation Trends and Crowdfunding Rules to Highlight Angel Summit In Philadelphia May 9-11

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Angel investors annually fund an estimated $24 billion in early-stage companies, but what kind of returns do they achieve? Are startups getting too expensive for seed-stage funding to be an acceptable risk?  How will equity crowdfunding chang…

Who Is the American Angel Investor? Survey Campaign to Answer the Question

Angel Capital Association and Wharton Entrepreneurship announce first-ever comprehensive study KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Precious little is known about the 200,000+ American angels who wield immense economic influence in the U.S. startup economy. In 2014 angels inv…

Angel Capital Association Spring Angel Insights Webinars Series Announced

Webinars Provide Tips, Strategies for Building Professional Angel Investing Skills KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today the Angel Capital Association (ACA), the world's leading professional association for angel investors, announced its spring Angel Insights Webi…

Angel Capital Association to Hold Highly Anticipated Insights Event in New Orleans

Angel Insights Exchange to Feature Trending Angel Investor Topics and a Look at NOLA Startup Scene KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Each year the Angel Capital Association (ACA), the world's leading professional association for angel investors, dedicates two days for its…

Angel Capital Association Announces Fall Angel Insights Webinar Series Lineup

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Today the Angel Capital Association (ACA), the world's leading professional association for angel investors, released its Fall Angel Insights Webinar Series line up. The free webinars are led by ACA to support a key association initiativ…

Angel Capital Association Elects New Chair, Vice Chair and Directors

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Angel Capital Association (ACA), the world's leading professional association for angel investors, has elected Christopher Mirabile as Chair, Linda Lorraine Smith, Vice Chair and three new board directors, Faz Bashi, Marcia Rick Dawo…

Angel Capital Association Announces Breaking News Live from the ACA Summit

Angel Trends and Coveted industry Awards Revealed SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Today the Angel Capital Association (ACA), the world's leading professional association for angel investors, announced breaking news live from the 2015 ACA Summit, where the world's la…

Angel Capital Association Announces Award Finalists for Startup Innovation and Ingenuity

Coveted Luis Villalobos Award to be Revealed April 15 at the 2015 ACA Summit KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Which of the thousands of startups funded by the 12,000+ members of the Angel Capital Association (ACA), the world's leading professional association for angel in…

San Diego Hosts World's Largest Gathering Of Angel Investors at the 10th Anniversary ACA Summit April 14-16, 2015

Angel Investor Impact Grows with More Industry Professionalism KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Angel Capital Association (ACA) expects more than 700 angels and other early stage startup experts in San Diego April 14-16, to share strategies, ideas and investing best practi…

Angel Capital Association Takes Action to Avoid Threat to Startup Funding

Potential SEC Rule Changes Could Eliminate 60 Percent of Angel Investors KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Angel Capital Association (ACA) today launched a campaign to protect startups from a devastating loss of angel capital if the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in…

Angel Capital Association Elects Kevin Laws and Linda Lorraine Smith As Directors

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Angel Capital Association (ACA), the North American trade association of accredited investors that invest in high-growth early-stage ventures, has elected Kevin Laws, chief operating officer of AngelList (San Francisco), and Linda Lorrai…

Top Angel Investor Jean Hammond and Startup EyeVerify Win Coveted Angel Capital Association Awards

Jean Hammond lauded as a top angel investor, advisor and mentor Biometric startup EyeVerify wins technology innovation award WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — With the largest gathering of angel investors from around the world present, the Angel Capital Association (ACA), the…

World's Largest Gathering of Angel Investors to Converge on Washington, DC

On the Docket: How Best to Deploy a Collective $23 Billion and Remain a Vital Source of Capital to Startups KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Dramatic change in angel investing means both threats and opportunities for the angel investment community and the tens of thousands of entre…

Angel Capital Association Opens Doors to Individual Accredited Investors Seeking Deal Flow and Best Practices by Offering Reduced Fees to Attend 2014 ACA Summit

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — With the face of private accredited investing rapidly evolving, the Angel Capital Association (ACA), the world's leading professional and trade association for angel investors, is offering individual accredited investors signi…

Angel Capital Association Elects Stephen Flaim As Director

Also Appoints New Treasurer, Parker MacDonell KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Angel Capital Association (ACA), the North American trade association of angel groups and private investors that invest in high-growth early-stage ventures, has elected Stephen Flaim,…