Band investments

Since 1994, the Band has facilitated the investment into Silicon Valley's best seed stage startup companies. The Band has invested more than $231M into over 277 companies since 1994. This activity has created 4,000+ jobs. Of the Band's portfolio companies, 11 have gone public and 58 have been acquired.

 
The Band of Angels has been instrumental in providing the funds needed to grow The Detection Group. The Band process provided us with thoughtful feedback and guidance, and made me a better entrepreneur.
— Laurie Conner, President & CEO The Detection Group

 
Working with the Band, and particularly the Energy SiG, was an exceptionally rewarding experience. All the investors I interacted with were intelligent, engaging, and respectful. Definitely an enjoyable group to work with.
— Rob Nordsell, CEO Lumenari

 
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We enjoyed raising funds from Band of Angels members. The process was clear, the organization perfect, and we learned a lot from our discussions with this open-minded community.
— Sebastien Christian, CEO OtoSense

 

recent exits

Aug-2017: Grand Junction (Dec-2009 Acorn Fund), platform for managing and offering same-day and local delivery, was acquired by Target Corporation.

Aug-2017: Grand Junction (Dec-2009 Acorn Fund), platform for managing and offering same-day and local delivery, was acquired by Target Corporation.

Jun-2017: ShotSpotter (Jan-2006), global leader in gunfire detection and location technology, went public on the NASDAQ. 

Jun-2017: ShotSpotter (Jan-2006), global leader in gunfire detection and location technology, went public on the NASDAQ. 

May-2017: Arrayent (Nov-2009), an Internet of Things (IoT) services platform was acquired by cloud services firm Prodea Systems. 

May-2017: Arrayent (Nov-2009), an Internet of Things (IoT) services platform was acquired by cloud services firm Prodea Systems. 

Apr-2017: Ciel Medical (Dec-2016), a biotech company that develops a medical device to treat ventilator associated pneumonia, was acquired by Vyaire Medical.

Apr-2017: Ciel Medical (Dec-2016), a biotech company that develops a medical device to treat ventilator associated pneumonia, was acquired by Vyaire Medical.


Mar-2017: Rover, previously Info Axe (Jan-2008), a personalized content recommendation engine, was acquired by Revcontent Holdings.

Mar-2017: Rover, previously Info Axe (Jan-2008), a personalized content recommendation engine, was acquired by Revcontent Holdings.

Jan-2017: Faraday Bicycles (Apr-2013), the world's finest electric bikes, was acquired by Pon Holdings, owner of several bike brands. 

Jan-2017: Faraday Bicycles (Apr-2013), the world's finest electric bikes, was acquired by Pon Holdings, owner of several bike brands. 

Jun-2016: CogENT Therapeutics, LLC was acquired by Entellus Medical, Inc. and entered into an exclusive license for the XeroGel assets.

Jun-2016: CogENT Therapeutics, LLC was acquired by Entellus Medical, Inc. and entered into an exclusive license for the XeroGel assets.

Jan-2016: International Business Machines Corp. acquired Ustream, Inc., a seller of video streaming services.

Jan-2016: International Business Machines Corp. acquired Ustream, Inc., a seller of video streaming services.


2017 fundings

Connect Homes creates affordable high-design modern green prefab homes that can be delivered worldwide from a single factory.

Connect Homes creates affordable high-design modern green prefab homes that can be delivered worldwide from a single factory.

Crater uses a mobile platform to replace onsite surveys dramatically reducing costs for moving and relocation companies. 

Crater uses a mobile platform to replace onsite surveys dramatically reducing costs for moving and relocation companies. 

HOOCH is the first-ever subscription drink App.

HOOCH is the first-ever subscription drink App.

Jirav is a SaaS financial reporting, forecasting, and predictive analytics platform. 

Jirav is a SaaS financial reporting, forecasting, and predictive analytics platform. 


Kango is a mobile app-based "Uber + Care" ridesharing service which enables parents to book safe, trustworthy transportation, with or without childcare, for their kids of any age - from preschool to high school. 

Kango is a mobile app-based "Uber + Care" ridesharing service which enables parents to book safe, trustworthy transportation, with or without childcare, for their kids of any age - from preschool to high school. 

Kiana Analytics provides patented cloud-based device detection and presence analytics for operations, security and proximity services.

Kiana Analytics provides patented cloud-based device detection and presence analytics for operations, security and proximity services.

LivWell is a SaaS solution for hospital care coordinators and social workers to refer and track non-medical services.

LivWell is a SaaS solution for hospital care coordinators and social workers to refer and track non-medical services.

monARC Bio is leading the digital transformation of an antiquated and inefficient $63B clinical trial industry.

monARC Bio is leading the digital transformation of an antiquated and inefficient $63B clinical trial industry.


Nanotech Biomachines is breakthrough biosystems for drug discovery. 

Nanotech Biomachines is breakthrough biosystems for drug discovery. 

NGX Bio is an online curated marketplace for genome sequencing services. 

NGX Bio is an online curated marketplace for genome sequencing services. 

Nwave Technologies leverages its wireless, sensor, analytics, and payment technologies to disrupt the transportation market by collecting, analyzing, and monetizing parking, drivers, payments, and traffic data. 

Nwave Technologies leverages its wireless, sensor, analytics, and payment technologies to disrupt the transportation market by collecting, analyzing, and monetizing parking, drivers, payments, and traffic data. 

Pilot.ly is an enterprise SaaS platform that enables professional creators to optimize videos based on viewer insights in Media and Corporate Brands.

Pilot.ly is an enterprise SaaS platform that enables professional creators to optimize videos based on viewer insights in Media and Corporate Brands.


Purissima ultra high impact biotherapeutics for life.

Purissima ultra high impact biotherapeutics for life.

RealKey is a web-based platform that brings all parties involved in buying a house and getting a mortgage together into a single unified portal, so that all documentation and communication are in a single secure place. 

RealKey is a web-based platform that brings all parties involved in buying a house and getting a mortgage together into a single unified portal, so that all documentation and communication are in a single secure place. 

The Detection Group is leader of wireless remote water detection solutions for commercial, multi-story residential buildings and campuses.

The Detection Group is leader of wireless remote water detection solutions for commercial, multi-story residential buildings and campuses.

Semplus develops a multi-touch pressure sensor, designed to address and solve the needs of a 3D enhanced user experience across today's touch interfaces in automotive, mobile, gaming, virtual reality and desktop.

Semplus develops a multi-touch pressure sensor, designed to address and solve the needs of a 3D enhanced user experience across today's touch interfaces in automotive, mobile, gaming, virtual reality and desktop.