Organization News

What Are Investors Looking For?

The following post is from Antonette Ho, Group Operations Manager at Boston Harbor Angels.
Original post can be found here >>
As fundraising is an area that entrepreneurs often have questions about, the Summer Venture Program invited three investors to share their side of the story. We were privileged to have Natalie Bartlett of General Catalyst/Rough Draft Ventures; Ziad Moukheiber, CEO of Boston Harbor Angels; and Jason Frishman, Founder of NetCapital provide their insights. The three panelists represented “Investors of […]

Boston Harbor Angels Sponsors Babson’s Summer Venture Showcase

Boston Harbor Angels, one of the top three elite angels groups in the US, is proud to sponsor Babson College’s Summer Venture Showcase. This Babson signature event will be hosted at The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on Thursday, July 27, 2017.
The summer accelerator of the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, the Summer Venture Program is a 10-week intensive experience designed to accelerate the development of student entrepreneurial ventures. The program supports the most promising graduate and undergraduate […]

Caribbean Angel Ecosystem is in Motion

The following post is from Ziad Moukheiber, CEO of Boston Harbor Angels.
Last week I had the opportunity to visit Jamaica to attend the first Angel Forum for the Caribbean region.
The event was sponsored by many organizations including the Canadian Government and the World Bank.
I met some exceptional people and saw firsthand the energy of entrepreneurship in these markets. The ecosystem is taking shape and the collaboration among the different angel groups and nations will result in some interesting results. […]

Intellectual Property and Patent Law

The following post is from Antonette Ho, Group Operations Manager at Boston Harbor Angels.
David Powsner
Earlier in March, the Boston Harbor Angels held an Intellectual Property (IP) and Patent Law Workshop at Nutter, a sponsor of Boston Harbor Angels. David Powsner, a Partner in the Intellectual Property Department, and a member of Boston Harbor Angels, facilitated the session. Powsner shared the different types of intellectual property, questions to ask when it comes to IP and resources for further investigation.
Intellectual property […]

Boston Harbor Angels Hosts Gavea Angels of Brazil

Boston Harbor Angels, one of the top three elite angels groups in the US, will be hosting Brazilian angel group Gavea Angels on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Gavea Angels, a leading Brazilian angel investment group, has organized a “Investor’s Week in Boston” to promote and establish connections between the angel communities in Brazil and the US. In addition to the Boston Harbor Angels, Gavea Angels will also visit universities such as Harvard and MIT, the Cambridge Innovation Center and […]

Boston Harbor Angels Bet on New Frontier in Neuroscience

Boston Harbor Angels has invested in two neuroscience startups targeting stroke, TBI and Parkinson’s Disease, leading a $1.3M angel seed round in Astrocyte Pharmaceuticals and members investing in Neuraly.
Astrocyte Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a privately held drug development company dedicated to accelerating the recovery and well-being of brain injury patients. The company is committed to proving the neuroprotective benefits of selective astrocyte activation, and advancing breakthrough therapeutic agents for treating brain injury resulting from stroke, TBI, concussion, and neurodegenerative disorders […]

Astrocyte Pharmaceuticals Raises Over $1.3M in Seed Financing Round

Astrocyte Pharmaceuticals Inc., a CNS therapeutics startup, announced today that it has raised approximately $1.36M in a seed financing round. The company is developing novel small molecule drugs that limit neuronal damage in patients that have suffered a stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI) or concussion.
The seed financing round was led by Boston Harbor Angels, and joined by the University of Texas Horizon Fund, SideCar Angels and others. Read more >>

The Angel Investor Portfolio

The following post is from Antonette Ho, Group Operations Manager at Boston Harbor Angels.
Original post can be found here >>
Boston Harbor Angels
I recently had the privilege to attend an Angel Portfolio Workshop, hosted by the Boston Harbor Angels, one of the top angel groups in the country. Attendees were members of the Boston Harbor Angels who had diverse portfolios and a variety of experiences as angel investors. It was a lively discussion where participants shared best practices based on […]

Congratulations to Boston Harbor Angels on Being Named “BUILD Friend of the Year” as Part of the 5-Year Anniversary BUILDFest Gala

BUILD will award Mic Williams and Boston Harbor Angels the “BUILD Friend of the Year Award” as part of their 5-Year Anniversary BUILDFest Gala, which will be held on Wednesday October 19th from 5:30-9:30 pm at the Boston Convention Center.
BUILD and Boston Harbor Angels have partnered and are very happy to be able to bring more resources to help at-risk youth. Read more >>