TiE Angels Oregon

Our Charter

The success of early stage companies depends on access to capital,  critical advice and support networks. TiE Oregon is pleased to announce it’s newest program, TiE Angels, an angel investment group formed by Charter Members of TiE Oregon. The mission of TiE Angels Oregon is to support top-tier emerging companies with early stage investment, mentorship, and support.

TiE Angels Oregon has already invested in four Portland-area companies:
 

Zapproved
Chirpify
Geoloqi (now Esri)
GlobeSherpa
 

Our Process


Our Steering Committee defines the organization and screening guidelines, based on best practices of other prominent angel investment groups. TiE Angels provides the framework and administrative support for deal submission, evaluation, and process management. Members of TiE Angels make investment decisions and conduct due diligence independently. TiE Angels provides a forum for members to collaborate on ideas that are of mutual interest.


For Entrepreneurs

TiE Angels meets monthly and considers 4-5 companies. If selected by our steering committee, you will be asked for detailed information about your company and a limited time slot to present your investment opportunity. We guarantee you will receive a timely response and some useful feedback. If you'd like to apply for consideration to TiE Angels Oregon, Send us your Executive Summary and contact information!

Please keep the following important deadlines in mind:
  • Deadline for submission of application - First Monday of the month
  • If selected, presentation to full TiE Angels - Third Monday of the month

For Charter Members / Angel Investors

Are you interested in investing in and mentoring new companies? Would you like to refer a company to TiE Angels Oregon?  Are you a TiE Oregon Charter Member or a considering Charter Membership? Consider joining TiE Angels Oregon!  Please contact us!

Our Partners

Portland Seed Fund is an early stage investment fund and startup accelerator program focused on innovative, emerging companies in Oregon and the SW Washington region. The fund picks 8-10 companies in "classes" twice a year (FYI - it will change after we close Fund II, to a class every 9 months) and put them through an intensive 90 day mentorship cycle that culminates into an investor demo day. Portland Seed Fund sector agnostic and favors capital efficient companies with high growth potential. 

Upstart Labs is a startup accelerator. We invest in ideas and entrepreneurs. Our portfolio companies leverage our team's experience in design, development, strategy, sales and marketing to bring new products to market. We help entreprenuers turn vision into ventures.


Voyager Capital
Voyager Capital is a leading West Coast information technology venture firm that provides entrepreneurs with the resources, experience and connections to build successful companies. With offices in Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon; and Menlo Park, California, Voyager invests in early stage, digital media, software and services, wireless and Smart Grid companies, where the firm's domain expertise, and go to market and team building resources help build market leaders.
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