Our Numbers

Portfolio Size
Ave. Invested/yr ~ $750K
~ Membership
Total Investments ~ $12M


  • We're looking for smart, passionate entrepreneurs with great ideas
  • We can lead a deal, or follow another lead investor
  • We are a group with former entrepreneurs and CXO business executives
  • We add value with domain and business experience
  • We are a founder of InSync Angel network—enables rapid deal sharing & syndication


  • Diversify your portfolio
  • Invest with other experienced Angels to share due diligence to lower your risk
  • Learn new business models, technologies, and markets
  • Have some fun!
  • Do some good for the region
  • And lastly, make some money!


Often startups require more funding than any one group can provide so deals are usually shared and/or syndicated. We are a founding member of the InSync Angel Network whose mission is to:
  • Make funding faster and more efficient for entrepreneurs
  • Provide better deal flow to Network members
To get visibility on the Network you need to be referred by a member—but only with your permission. We refer companies that are compelling, even if they are not in an area that is interesting to our members.


“The Sacramento Angel members are long time, active regional investors. They offer a variety of expertise, wisdom, and experience essential in evaluating early stage deal flow.
Nothing gets by this organization!

John L. Allen, Vice President/Senior Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley

“The Sacramento Angels provides a primary source of investment capital for new businesses in the Sacramento region and, through its membership, has deep syndication relationships for senior financing vehicles throughout the Western US.”

Roger Akers, Managing Partner Akers Capital LLC

The Sacramento Angels early investment in Marrone Organic Innovations gave us the momentum essential to fast-track launching our R&D efforts. Their strong commitment to the Sacramento region directly supports rapid, successful innovation.”

Pam Marrone, CEO/Founder, Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (IPO in 2013)


Terzo Power, Inc awarded two major energy & technology grants from the California Energy Commission

Portfolio company, Terzo Power, Inc, a Northern California-based start-up company focused on its’ innovative HydraPulse integrated hydraulic power control solution for industrial and agricultural applications, has been awarded two separate, non-dilutive grants from the California Energy Commission. The grants, totaling nearly $4 million, are designed to recognize and facilitate the research, development and market deployment of clean energy technologies. The HydraPulse integrated hydraulic power unit and programmable control software, fully compatible with current equipment, will assist industrial and agricultural manufacturing companies nationwide in meeting federal Tier 4 compliance while providing exceptional multi-faceted cost and maintenance efficiencies.

Portfolio Company Flirtey Raises $16M in Venture Capital to Accelerate Growth as a Pioneer in “Delivery as a Service” with Drones

We were one of the first investors in Drone pioneer Flirtey in 2015. Since then the company has scored many firsts in the “Delivery as a Service” market, including some of the first flights approved by the FAA.

They have just raised their Series A round and it was led by Menlo Ventures and Qualcomm Ventures, who were also seed investors subsequent to our investment. This round was also joined by Chris Sacca’s Lowercase Capital, Y Combinator and World Innovation Lab, a firm that counts among its limited partners the Japanese airline ANA, Goodwater Capital, Amity Ventures and Partech Ventures.

Portfolio Company Work Truck Solutions Continues to Scale Rapidly

We invested in Work Truck Solutions in 2014 together with other members of the InSync Angel Network. They continue to scale rapidly; now they have over 500 dealers using their SaaS solution. They have also launched locator and inventory management services for other stakeholders in the industry such as body manufacturers and distributors. As a result, they have validated the position as the supply chain platform for the Work Truck industry. Plans to scale even more rapidly in 2017 are well under way.