The South Coast Angel Fund invests in emerging growth entities. Targeted industries include information technology, life sciences, advanced materials, and consumer products.
The typical SCA initial investment is up to $150,000 with a possibility of a potential follow-on. Most transactions take the form of preferred equity securities and involve an SCA member serving on the board. We often partner with other angel funds and/or VC investment groups in syndicated transactions.
SCA is most interested in investments where there is an opportunity to leverage our members’ significant experience and expertise, and the extensive network of strategic partners and follow-on financing options.
Throughout the decision-making process, SCA’s investment criteria include:
The SCA investment process is designed to assess a company’s prospects for success and finalize an investment decision within 120 days after initial contact. Under certain circumstances, a final assessment may be delayed to address specific areas of concern.
Companies interested in an investment from SCA should read the following carefully: