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DescriptionMember led NYC angel group



New York, USA


Co-Founder, Founding Managing Director
Co-Founder, Managing Director


Empire Angels

Investing In the Entrepreneurial Spirit of Our Generation

Empire Angels is a member-led, New York City based angel group comprised of experienced young professionals who are attracted to making smart investments in early stage technology ventures with a focus on supporting young, US based entrepreneurs. The group is collaborative and open source, providing a democratic framework with highly filtered deal flow and member training. Empire Angels, through it’s individual members, typically invests between $50k and $350k in both seed and Series A rounds. EA invests in early stage, capital efficient companies led by dedicated, young founders with a clever solution, large target market and initial user engagement, as well as a clear path to meaningful revenue generation in the next 6-12 months. Empire Angels hosts monthly pitch sessions to screen start ups before pursuing due diligence and active negotiations. Empire Angels is not a fund and while members collaborate on due diligence, make individual investment decisions.

Empire Angels has the youngest membership of any angel group in the country and is the only organization focused on training the Millennial generation of angel investors.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
PeekAnalytics 12/2013Seed$500k2
weeSpring 12/2013Angel$500k1
ZoomCar India 10/2013Seed$1M4
basno 7/2013Series A$1M5
Vodio Labs 6/2013Seed$800k2
Hullabalu 5/2013Seed$1.8M19
ZoomCar India 4/2013Angel$600k3
Human Demand 3/2013Series A$900k3
MyDrobe 6/2012Seed$300k1



  1. VC Funding: 2014 Source [edit]
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  3. Self-drive car rental service Zoom secures over $1.6M in seed funding led by New York-based Empire Angels ( [edit]
  4. Basno Raises $1M For Its Digital Badges Platform That Aims To Monetise Boasting ( [edit]
  5. Vodio raises $800K, launches for Android ( [edit]
  6. To Spark Children’s Imaginations, Hullabalu Raises $1.8 Million From SV Angel, Great Oaks & Others For iPad Storytelling App ( [edit]
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  8. Transparent Ad Platform Human Demand Closes $900K Series A ( [edit]
  9. VC Funding: 2014 Source [edit]
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