Angel Capital Association Appoints Jamie Rhodes to Board

North American alliance of angel groups expands board from nine to eleven members

Kansas City, MO, — The Angel Capital Association (ACA), the trade association of leading angel investment groups in North America, has elected five new directors, expanding its Board of Directors from nine to eleven members. The organization also elected officers for the 2010-2011 term.

“The Angel Capital Association will greatly benefit from the experience, enthusiasm, and expertise of these five new board members who represent leading angel groups from across the country,” said Marianne Hudson, executive director of ACA, an organization that was established by angel groups to build professionalism of angel investors. “Growing the board from nine to eleven directors allows ACA to increase our national leadership and industry presence and participation.” Continue reading

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Texas Angel Investors to Form Alliance

By SHERYL JEAN / The Dallas Morning News sjean@dallasnews.com
Published 03 October 2010 10:23 AM

Angel investor groups across Texas are forming an alliance to attract more investors, make larger joint investments in young companies and simplify the process for entrepreneurs.

“Our goal is to make it easier for entrepreneurs to get their deal in front of multiple angel networks,” said Jamie Rhodes, chairman of the Central Texas Angel Network in Austin who is leading efforts to launch the alliance. “This is incredibly important, since angel investing is such a major part of the economy, which is in the doldrums. Start-ups create the vast majority of jobs in the nation.” Continue reading

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