KY-270 Pitch competition

By Bluegrass Angels / August 3, 2020 / Comments Off on KY-270 Pitch competition

Kentucky 270 to Fund Early Stage Kentucky StartupsPitch competition will result in 6 investments totaling $270,000 to fuel Kentucky startupsLEXINGTON (August 3, 2020) — A new funding opportunity for Kentucky early-stage technology startupcompanies will inject $270,000 of capital into the Kentucky startup ecosystem through a pitchcompetition presented by Launch Blue and the Bluegrass Angels (BGA)…

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Poseida Therapeutics Appoints Harry J. Leonhardt, Esq. as General Counsel

By Bluegrass Angels / July 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Poseida Therapeutics Appoints Harry J. Leonhardt, Esq. as General Counsel

SAN DIEGO, July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Poseida Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to utilizing proprietary gene engineering platform technologies to create next generation cell and gene therapeutics with the capacity to cure, today announced biotech veteran Harry J. Leonhardt, Esq. has joined the company as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. “Harry’s…

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Poseida Therapeutics Raises $110 Million in Series D Financing

By Bluegrass Angels / June 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Poseida Therapeutics Raises $110 Million in Series D Financing

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Poseida Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to utilizing proprietary gene engineering platform technologies to create next generation cell and gene therapeutics with the capacity to cure, today announced the closing of a Series D financing round, raising $110 million. The financing was led by funds advised…

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Bluegrass Angels provide a pool of high-net-worth individuals, family offices, and investment funds with business experience.

By Bluegrass Angels / June 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Bluegrass Angels provide a pool of high-net-worth individuals, family offices, and investment funds with business experience.

In Kentucky the Bluegrass Angels provide a pool of high-net-worth individuals, family offices, and investment funds with business experience who are looking for investment opportunities. Our members enjoy being involved with entrepreneurial ventures. The BGA provides a structured forum for such individuals to cooperatively source and vet deal flow. We would love to include you!…

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Bluegrass Angels has invested in Gun Media and their passion for design.

By Bluegrass Angels / June 25, 2020 / Comments Off on Bluegrass Angels has invested in Gun Media and their passion for design.

Bluegrass Angels has invested in Gun Media and their passion for design. “At Gun we design games that WE want to play.” They matchmake the right developer to each project. The right fit matters. They look for teams that think like they do, and have a background that coincides with the design. #videogames #development #startuplex…

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The Bluegrass Angels, Inc. was founded in 2004 by local investors and community leaders.

By Bluegrass Angels / June 23, 2020 / Comments Off on The Bluegrass Angels, Inc. was founded in 2004 by local investors and community leaders.

The Bluegrass Angels, Inc. was founded in 2004 by local investors and community leaders who believed that early-stage investing could provide a meaningful return for investors while also spurring local economic growth. Individual members of the organization volunteer their time and expertise to review potential investments and assist entrepreneurs. BGA Venture Fund I raised $2…

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Launch Blue developed for nationally-competitive Ky. startups

By Bluegrass Angels / June 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Launch Blue developed for nationally-competitive Ky. startups

“The Bluegrass Angels are proud and eager to support the Launch Blue venture accelerator program,” said Brian Luftman, member and fund manager for BGA, Kentucky’s most active angel investor organization. “We were thrilled to be included in the planning and execution of the program, and we believe that Launch Blue will be vital in offering…

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PowerTech Water is working to commercialize their breakthrough CapCo technology

By Bluegrass Angels / June 17, 2020 / Comments Off on PowerTech Water is working to commercialize their breakthrough CapCo technology

With an investment from Bluegrass Angels, PowerTech Water is working to commercialize their breakthrough CapCo technology and other revolutionary water and wastewater treatment solutions. Engineered with PowerTech Water’s patent-pending Capacitive Coagulation technology, CapCo is an electrochemical filter that solves the problem of removing heavy metals from water. It uses activated carbon electrodes and small amounts…

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Bluegrass Angels currently has over 70 active members.

By Bluegrass Angels / June 15, 2020 / Comments Off on Bluegrass Angels currently has over 70 active members.

Bluegrass Angels currently has over 70 active members in our organization who gather monthly to consider new business investment opportunities in the Commonwealth. Our members are committed to helping startups take their first steps by providing necessary capital in exchange for ownership equity or convertible debt in the company. If you are interesting in joining…

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Thynk Health is on a mission

By Bluegrass Angels / June 11, 2020 / Comments Off on Thynk Health is on a mission

With an investment from the Bluegrass Angels, Thynk Health is on a mission to save lives by disrupting outdated, burdensome lung cancer screening processes without disrupting provider workflow. Their advanced solution automatically identifies and tracks patients from lung cancer screening through treatment to improve patient and program outcomes. Visit https://bit.ly/3cZBlWE to learn more. To see…

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