Monique Adams                                                           757 Angels                   November 10, 2020

Norfolk, VA – For the second year in a row, 757 Angels has been recognized by the Angel Capital Association as a top 10 angel group in North America based on dollars invested.

The Angel Capital Association (ACA) is the largest association of angel investors in the world, with 260 groups and over 14,000 members.  Its members include many of the leading angel groups in the world.

In its recently released Angels Funder’s Report, 757 Angels was honored to be recognized alongside some of the largest and most respected groups in the US and Canada, including California’s Tech Coast Angels, Chicago’s Hyde Park Angels, New York Angels  and Canada’s Angles.

Over the past 5 years, 757 Angels has invested over $65M into startup and early stage companies, resulting in the creation of nearly 600 high paying jobs making a significant difference to Virginia’s job market and economy.    Nancy Grden, Chair of the Board of 757 Angels notes,” We are proud to be among the top 10 angel groups nationwide by total amount funded in 2019, and our members continue to invest in 2020 despite the downturn.  Now more than ever our entrepreneurs need continued access to capital, fueling innovation and future economic success for their companies and the Region.”

Applications are open for 757 Angels next cycle.  Application deadline is January 13thApply for Funding

About 757 Angels

757 Angels was formed in 2015. 757 Angels seeks to catalyze the Hampton Roads economy by supporting investment in the entrepreneurial community.  757 Angels accepts applications from promising Hampton Roads entrepreneurs on its online application site. Applications are reviewed through a standardized process (see for more information on our process) and our group of over 120 members/investors meets 3 times a year to listen to pitches by 2-3 of the most compelling companies selected from that cycle’s application pool.