September 3, 2020

SEC Updates Definition of Accredited Investor, Opening the Door to Greater Participation in Private Equity Investments

“For the first time, individuals will be permitted to participate in our private capital markets not only based on their (continued…)


VisionTech Angels Helps Propel MITO Materials to a Successful $1 Million Plus Seed Round

August 30, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (August 31, 2020) – In the height of a global pandemic that eliminated in-person pitches to potential investors, (continued…)


VisionTech Angels Pumps $210,000 into Resonado Whose Flat Core Speaker Technology Is Changing the Shape of Sound

August 24, 2020

The investment is part of a bridge round raise intended to accelerate Resonado’s entry into the home audio, wearables, automotive (continued…)


VisionTech Portfolio Company React Mobile Receives $6M Investment via Strategic Partner Brady Corp.

May 27, 2020

VisionTech Angels is pleased to share the following news on our portfolio company, React Mobile. SEATTLE (May 26, 2020) —React (continued…)


COVID-19 Update: VisionTech Replaces April Pitch Week with Online Pitch Event

April 2, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS (April 3, 2020) – – Citing the need to protect the health of member investors and respect for the (continued…)


VisionTech’s Petrucciani Addresses “Coming to Terms” with Business Valuations at Venture Club Event

March 2, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS (March 2, 2020) – – VisionTech Partners Managing Partner Tony Petrucciani knows a thing or two about valuing startup (continued…)


Carmel startup uses technology developed by NASA in 1960s to turn heat into electricity

January 12, 2020

Inspired by a physics teacher at Homestead High School in Fort Wayne, Ian Hamilton began as a teenager to seriously contemplate ways to create alternative energy sources. Today, he is CEO of Atlas Energy Systems, a VisionTech portfolio company.


January 2, 2020

VisionTech Angels Leads Successful Seed Investment Round in Atlas Energy Systems, Exceeding Goal by Nearly 35 Percent

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (January 2, 2020) – VisionTech Angels closed 2019 by leading a Series A seed round investment in Carmel, (continued…)


September 17, 2019

VisionTech Angels Reap Rewards as Salarius Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Completes Merger with Flex Pharma

VisionTech Angels’ portfolio company Salarius Pharmaceuticals completes merger, gives the Indiana angel investing group a quick liquidity event.


September 10, 2019

VisionTech Portfolio Company Toralgen Closes $1.9M Seed Funding Round

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (September 10, 2019) – – Toralgen, Inc., an Indiana-based biotechnology company, announced the closure of its seed funding (continued…)


June 4, 2019

VisionTech’s Ben Pidgeon to Speak at Fort Wayne Angel Investing Event

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 4, 2019) – – Next to friends and family, angel investors are often an entrepreneur’s best source (continued…)


IBJ’s May Power Breakfast on Life Sciences to Feature VisionTech’s Ben Pidgeon

April 14, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS (April 15, 2019) – – The Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ) has selected VisionTech Partners I VisionTech Angels Executive Director (continued…)


VisionTech Angels’ 2018 Startup Investments Top $3.3 Million

April 2, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (April 2, 2019) – – VisionTech Angels’ investments in startup companies, including many based in Indiana, continues to (continued…)


VisionTech’s Ben Pidgeon to Judge Lafayette’s Startup Weekend Pitch Competition

September 5, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (September 5, 2018) – – Each year, Ben Pidgeon screens hundreds of startup companies from across the Midwest (continued…)


VisionTech Angels Injects $2.6 Million in Eight Promising Startups in 2017

February 27, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (February 27, 2018) – – VisionTech Angels, Indiana’s largest and most active angel investing group with five chapters (continued…)


Former FDA regulatory scientist joins Pearl Pathways, a VisionTech Sponsor

January 18, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – January 18, 2018— Pearl Pathways announces the hiring of Robert Seevers, PhD as senior advisor to serve biopharmaceutical companies. Seevers brings (continued…)


VisionTech Partners, Pearl Pathways Form Alliance to Fuel Growth in Indiana’s Life Sciences Startup Community

August 30, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (August 30, 2017) – – VisionTech Partners, the parent of Indiana’s most active angel investing group, and Pearl (continued…)


VisionTech Angels Adds 24th Company, PhotoniCare, to Its Investment Portfolio

August 17, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (August 17, 2017) – As a father with three children under age six, VisionTech Angels’ Executive Director Ben (continued…)


June 27, 2017

Purdue Foundry’s Gibb Named President of VisionTech Angels’ Greater Lafayette Chapter

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (June 27, 2017) – Riley Gibb, director of collaborations for the Purdue Foundry, has added a role to (continued…)


VisionTech Angels Adds Tenant Tracker to Its Expanding Investment Portfolio

May 24, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 24, 2017) – VisionTech Angels, one of Indiana’s most active angel investing groups, has invested in Indianapolis-based (continued…)


VisionTech Portfolio Company FAST BioMedical Secures $8 Million in New Funding

May 5, 2017

CARMEL, IND. (May 3, 2017) FAST BioMedical, Inc., a VisionTech Partners portfolio company, announced it has secured $8 million of (continued…)


VisionTech Partners’ Helmer Named to WorkHere’s Board of Directors

April 19, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 19, 2017) – Angel investors bring two key things to a start-up company’s table: investment capital and (continued…)


Boosterville Receives $830K Investment to “Boost” Loyalty Platform Growth

February 7, 2017

ZIONSVILLE, IN (February 7, 2017) — Boosterville, an award-winning, offers and loyalty platform that seamlessly connects merchants with cause-driven buyers, (continued…)


VisionTech, IU Kelley School of Business Collaborate On New Physician-Led Angel Investing Group

September 7, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (September 7, 2016) – VisionTech Partners, which oversees one of the Midwest’s most active angel investing groups, just (continued…)


VisionTech Taps Pidgeon as Executive Director as Interest in Startups Booms

August 25, 2016

Ben Pidgeon has joined VisionTech Partners/VisionTech Angels as executive director. Pidgeon is a 15-year banking executive and president of the Indiana Venture Club.


VisionTech’s E3 Summit Offers Insight, Education, and Connections to Indiana’s Angel Investing Community

June 23, 2016

Mark Throdahl is very familiar with angel investors. His company, Warsaw, Indiana-based OrthoPediatrics, received $1.9 million in start-up capital from angel investors in 2009. VisionTech Partners I VisionTech Angels provided more than money.


WorkHere Raises $1.7 Million Seed Investment Led by VisionTech Angels

March 3, 2016

Mobile and web job search app developer WorkHere has announced the closure of a $1.7 million seed investment.


Digital Marketing Expert Named President of VisionTech Angels’ Bloomington Chapter

February 23, 2016

VisionTech Angels has named Pat East, an Indiana-based digital marketer, entrepreneur and angel investor, as president of the Bloomington chapter of VisionTech Angels.


Physician Entrepreneur Named President of VisionTech Angels’ New Fort Wayne Chapter

January 6, 2016

VisionTech Angels has named Eric Beier, MD, MBA, an Indiana-based physician, entrepreneur and angel investor, as president of its new Fort Wayne chapter. VisionTech Angels now has five chapters across Indiana and more than 80 angel investors.


Into Africa: VisionTech’s Leaders Head to Rwanda on Entrepreneurial Venture

October 27, 2015

Indianapolis-based VisionTech Partners are no strangers to looking at early stage companies. Now, VisionTech is expanding its sights to possibly include early stage growth countries.


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