DCA Capital Partners
Call: (916) 960-5350
DCA Capital Partners makes direct investments in promising businesses located in underserved and rural communities in California where growth capital is typically unavailable or difficult to access. DCA will also partner with businesses to accelerate revenue growth, increase market share, enhance margins, and position the company for a high-value, strategic sale. Industry focus includes: business services, light manufacturing and distribution, healthcare, retail and consumer products, media and publishing, technology, construction services, sustainable technologies, food and beverage, and agri-business. Learn more here.
Call: (415) 677-1441
Forerunner Ventures invests seed funds and early-stage companies (post launch) that are after big markets with new products and services for retail and e-commerce. Learn more here.
Call: firstname.lastname@example.org (Silicon Valley Chapter)
Golden Seeds, based in New York and with a Silicon Valley Chapter, provides funding and mentoring services to female entrepreneurs and women-led companies (at least one woman in a C-level position). Typical investments are in companies within the B2B and B2C technology, healthcare, and consumer products industries. Learn more here.
North Bay Angels
Call: (707) 431-4201
NBA is a nonprofit group that provides a forum for its member investors to meet entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs present their business plans at organized meetings; members who have an interest in investing and mentoring, do so individually. Typical capital infusion is between $250,000 and $1Million. Priority industries are healthcare, biotech, energy and cleantech, information technology, web-based businesses, business services, communications technology, and software. Learn more here.
The Sacramento Angels is a group of individuals who invest in and mentor early-stage companies located in Northern California. Entrepreneurs can apply to present their plans to investors at monthly dinner meetings. Members make their own individual investment decisions. Learn more here.
ARCH Venture Partners
Call: (408) 973-7832
ARCH Venture Partners is a venture capital firm focused on early-stage technology firms in the life sciences, physical sciences, information technology, and convergence technology. ARCH prefers to tap into underserved markets that contain centers of research, like Solano County. Learn more here.
Call: (415) 421-5500
Astia considers companies at any growth stage beyond concept within these industry sectors: high tech, life sciences, clean tech, consumer tech, and high growth consumer products and services. Astia invests in companies that are led by both women and men; at a minimum, startups must have at least one women in a position of equity and influence. Learn more here.
Call: (415) 617-1800
Crosslink Capital works with companies in every stage, providing seed funding, investing in business expansion and IPOs. Industry focus is business products and services, software, cloud infrastructure, security infrastructure, digital media and entertainment, e-commerce, software, semiconductors, telecommunications, financial technologies, and more. Learn more here.
Angel Capital Association
Call: (913) 894-4700
ACA is a collective of accredited angel investors. While ACA itself is not a source of capital, its members are. ACA is a resource for entrepreneurs, providing guidelines on fees for applications and presentations, and links to many other business resources and information. Learn more here.