Author Archives: Chuck McCoy

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (The DEC) and North Texas Angel Network (NTAN) Announce Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Startup Growth

(DALLAS, TX – April 4, 2019) – As part of Dallas Startup Week, The DEC and NTAN announce plans to form a strategic and operational partnership between the two organizations. The collaboration is intended to expand the long-standing, accredited angel investor network and the … Continue reading

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North Texas Angel Network Announces Portfolio Company Savara’s Transition to the Public Market

(DALLAS, TEXAS – May 3, 2017) – The North Texas Angel Network (NTAN) wishes to congratulate Savara Inc., a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company and one of NTAN’s largest life science portfolio companies on its trading debut on the NASDAQ Capital … Continue reading

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Tella Firma Receives $1.5 Million in Funding from North Texas Angel Network: Investment Sets Record for NTAN

(November 3, 2015 – DALLAS) Tella Firma Foundations (, a company that is revolutionizing new home foundations, announced today it received over $1.5 million in Angel funding led by the North Texas Angel Network (NTAN). In all, more than 25 … Continue reading

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Hanah Cho of Dallas Morning News interviews Jim Lafferty

Angel Capital Association says new SEC rules could hinder angel investment By Hanah Cho 11:48 am on July 17, 2013 Last week, federal securities regulators lifted a ban on advertising by startups and companies seeking to raise capital, a … Continue reading

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Member Larry Blackledge leads company to a $7MM round of strategic investment

LG Electronics Selects Active-Semi’s Power Technology Resulting in Strategic Investment Power Application ControllerTM (PAC) Platform and Active Direct DriveTM LED Driver Semiconductor Solutions Provide Unprecedented Energy Savings and Cost Reductions DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Active-Semi, the leader in flexible, highly integrated … Continue reading

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Savara Pharmaceuticals uses CTAN & NTAN to set $16MM funding trend

  This is the first of a two-part series on the evolution of angel investing. To read part two, click here. Savara Pharmaceuticals needed several million dollars to take its inhalable drug for troublesome infections in cystic fibrosis patients through … Continue reading

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NTAN Member, Larry Kanter featured in D Magazine

Why You Need to Know Him: Because Kanter is not your average numbers cruncher. He has expertise in accounting, law, and business operations, and uses their overlap— forensic accounting—to help settle complicated business disputes… Read the full article in D Magazine. … Continue reading

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