A  Pasadena Angels


     Office Locations:

2400 North Lincoln Ave.
Altadena, CA 91001

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  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Founded in 2000, Pasadena Angels are a group of private investors providing Angel capital for emerging growth companies across Southern California. Organized as Pasadena Angels, Inc., a non-profit entity, the group offers early-stage companies help from the knowledge of more than 100 experienced entrepreneurs, senior corporate executives, and skilled professionals from a variety of industries and venture capital affiliates. Pasadena Angels investor members typically provide up to $100 thousand in early-stage financing and seed money to emerging ventures located in Southern California. The group's members also lead funding rounds and cooperate with venture capital firms and other angel investment groups to support companies that seek $1 million to $5 million in funding. Pasadena Angels' members have provided nearly $25 million in early-stage capital to some 60 emerging companies in Southern California. Companies must be able to grow to a $20+ million dollar company within 3-5 years.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Albert Schneider Member
    Chris Wadden Member
    DAVE DE CSEPEL Chairman of the Board
    Terry Kay Member


    Portfolio companies include:

      Atlas Powered
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      Capillary Biomedical
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      Gridtest Systems
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      Ocular Data Systems
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