Introducing the

Angel Network

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Welcome

 

We are a community who invests in young entrepreneurs in the beginning startup phases and later-stage businesses

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Investment Philosophy

 

If you are picking the team to win, know your players from when they started playing the game.

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Meet Micah.

At 17 years old, Micah participated at Catapult as a Free Agent in our 2014 inaugural cohort hosted at the Harvard Innovation Lab.

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Now

“At Catapult, I realized entrepreneurship was more than a hobby and something I wanted to do for the rest of my life”
- Micah

At 21 years old, Micah:

  • First robotics company in history approved by the hospitality industry

  • Dropped out of Cornell and declined Techstars acceptance

  • QØ Invested during pre-Series A

  • QØ Angel Community invested $1mm

 
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Micah's Journey


 

Year 1

Micah at QØ

  • Accepted as a Free Agent.

  • Identified talent

  • Build foundation for relationship

Year 3

Venture Idea

  • Stayed in touch while @ Cornell.

  • Micah dropped out to start MaidBot his Sophomore year.

  • Helped get connected with resources during first $250k Angel raise.

Year 5

QØ Invests

  • Maintained relationship

  • QØ invested after regular Seed Round

  • Was given the opportunity because of the relationship

Year 6

QØ Angel

  • Opportunity shared w/ Angel Network

  • $1mm investment made

  • QØ maintains pro rata

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Road Map

 

2018

FIRST INVESTMENT

  • Invest in the relationship

  • If cash healthy, invest $10-20k off the balance sheet to lock in pro rata.

2019

ANGEL NETWORK

  • An organized community of angel investors.

  • Will serve as the primary funding vehicle for our emerging startup companies and later stage businesses.

2020

QØ STUDIO

  • Full Time Accelerator in Santa Barbara

  • 5% equity exchange

  • 2 cohorts per year

2021

QØ FUND

  • Launch Venture Capital Arm

  • $10-15mm Early Stage Fund for $25-250k.

  • Additional Special Purpose Funding Vehicles with larger follow-on opportunities ranging from $250-2.5mm

Interested?

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Let's Keep the Conversation Going

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