CLAREMONT, Calif., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Keck Graduate Institute's (KGI) Biotechnology Entrepreneurship program today announced it will host an angel investor educational event on Monday, Dec. 8, 2008.
The meeting of Tech Coast Angels (TCA), a network of individual investors who fund early-stage, technology and high-growth companies in Southern California, is open to members of the public interested in becoming angel investors. The educational session begins at 3 pm PST on the KGI campus. To attend or learn more about angel investing and TCA, send an email to TCA at InlandEmpire@techcoastangels.com.
"Entrepreneurship is an integral part of the biotech industry and a key element of our Master of Bioscience program at KGI," said Diana Bartlett, KGI's director of corporate partnerships. "We are honored to host the Inland Empire Tech Coast Angels, one of the funding organizations that supports entrepreneurs and start-ups."
TCA is the nation's largest angel investment group, with regional offices operating in Santa Barbara, Westlake Village, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and the Inland Empire. It helps fund start-up companies, totaling more than 140 companies to date.
Educating the future leaders of the bioscience industry, Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) offers an interdisciplinary graduate education through its Master of Bioscience (MBS) degree program and its PhD program in Applied Life Sciences. Using team-based learning and real-world projects, KGI's innovative curriculum seamlessly combines applied life sciences, bioengineering, bioethics and business management. KGI also has a robust research program concentrating on the translation of basic discoveries
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