Author Archives: WF Swiggart

Summer Garden Party

Beacon Angels threw a garden party the evening of August 14th at the Swiggarts’ home. Hosts grilled beef tenderloin, hot dogs and asparagus, while guests delivered a Cornucopaeia of side dishes and desserts. The Pat Gaulin Trio made a special appearance, performing jazz classics with … Continue reading

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2015 Meeting Archive

Beacon’s final 2015 presenters for new investment, December 8, 2015, were: Qleek, which has developed, markets and sells an aesthetically pleasing music player; and Clinical Research IO, which captures research data directly on tablets and in the cloud for greater accuracy, and affording drug … Continue reading

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Good Technology: Beacon Angels’ Fleeting Tech Unicorn.

Good Technology: Beacon Angels’ Fleeting Tech Unicorn. A ‘Unicorn’ is a still private tech company whose market cap is estimated to exceed $1 billion. [1] Recently, there were at least 124 of them.[2] Beacon’s own, Good Technology showed up unicorn … Continue reading

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Beacon Angels 2013 Presenters Archive

Announcing presenters for Beacon’s meeting on December 10, 2013: Etiometry is developing an analytic platform to improve patient care in Intensive Care Units. Utilizing existing technology, Etiometry can provide real-time and actionable data to help healthcare providers improve the efficiency of patient … Continue reading

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Beacon Angels 2012 News Archive

Beacon Presenters on Tuesday, Dec. 11th, 2012 were: Vaxess Technologies, which employs a unique, silk based method to preserve vaccines indefinitely at room temperature; and Purpose Energy, which offers a treatment solution on a pallet to derive energy from brewing … Continue reading

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Beacon Angel 2011 News Archive

Friday, September 30, 2011 – 9:46 AM Beacon Angels is currently participating pro rata to its prior investments in a $1.5M follow-on, Series C investment round in portfolio company, Boston Heart Diagnostics. Monday, September 12, 2011 – 2:52 PM In July, … Continue reading

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Beacon Angels 2010 News Archive

Thursday, December 2, 2010 – 8:54 AM Beacon’s first investment, five years ago, was made in Smartcells, Inc., which invented a form of insulin whose release into the bloodstream is sensitive to the amount of blood sugar in it. Per the company’s … Continue reading

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