A  Gopher Angels

http://www.gopherangels.com/





     Office Locations:

715 Florida Ave S. #101
Golden Valley, MN 55426

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Education & Training
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Founded 2012, Gopher Angels is a group of accredited investors who are passionate about creating businesses in Minnesota. Gopher Angels is industry-agnostic. The group prefers companies that are Minnesota-based, eligible for MN Angel Tax Credit and raising $50,000 - $1,000,000. For companies raising more than $1,000,000, GA prefers prospects obtain a lead investor before applying to Gopher Angels. Startups should have demonstrated market validation (beyond a plan): working prototype, beta testing and/or revenue generating model. Co-Founders of the group, David and Sara Russick, previously invented Bagster, a fabric trash bag that acted as a portable dumpster. They ultimately sold that business to Waste Management.



    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
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    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
    Get the complete investment team + individual email addresses for investment team partners. Get personal images, LinkedIn links, investment specialties, office locations and more with a National Database subscription.
    David Russick Managing Director
    Sara Russick Co-Founder

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      75F
        web link


      Advanced Cooling Therapy
        web link


      Corvida Medical
        web link


      DonorPath
        web link


      iCrimeFighter
        web link


      Kidizen
        web link


      MyRain
        web link


      Naiku
        web link


      Peppermint Energy
        web link


      Thrill On
        web link


     

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