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June 29, 2016

New World Angels Completes Investment in Admiral

BOCA RATON, FL (June 29, 2016) – New World Angels (NWA), Florida’s premier structured angel investor group, announced today a $672,500 investment in Admiral’s $2.5 million funding round. Admiral offers the industry’s most advanced analytics and revenue recovery platform for online publishers, helping them measure, analyze and recover ad revenue lost due to adblocking. NWA participated with San Francisco and Pittsburgh-based Birchmere Ventures, Atlanta-based Mosley Ventures, Gulfshore Capital and the Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research in Admiral’s oversubscribed seed round. This infusion of capital will enable Admiral to expand its New York-based sales and marketing to premium publishers worldwide, while also growing adoption of Admiral’s WordPress Plugin …

March 9, 2016

New World Angels Announces New President

BOCA RATON, FL (March 9, 2016) – New World Angels (NWA), Florida’s premier structured angel investor group, announced today the election of Stephen M. O’Hara as the third president in NWA’s 13 year history.  On April 1st, Mr. O’Hara will succeed Rhys L. Williams, who will transition to Chairman of NWA’s Board of Directors while managing his other business interests. Mr. O’Hara has been a member of NWA since 2012 and has served on its Board of Directors and Investment Committee for the last three years.  Before joining NWA, from 2003 until 2011, Mr. O’Hara was CEO of Angelica Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange listed company until it went …

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January 28, 2016

New World Angels Announces Investment in Miami-Based, Raw Shorts

BOCA RATON, FL (January 28, 2016) – New World Angels (NWA) has closed an investment in Raw Shorts, a Florida-based SaaS company that enables users to create customized explainer videos. NWA led the $1.0 million Series A financing round, joined by prior investors in the company, Mosley Ventures (Atlanta) and Accelerated Growth Partners (Miami). Currently housed in Miami’s Venture Hive, Raw Shorts will use the funding proceeds to make key hires in product development and marketing.   “NWA’s investment review process throughout the due diligence period was rigorous but always first rate.  We are particularly excited to have Mr. Randy Wood, one of the two Co-Founders of Citrix, joining our …

February 2, 2015

NWA Portfolio Company, Bioceptive, gets FDA Approval

Innovative gynocological tool gets FDA Approval Ladies, the next time you visit the gynecologist those dreaded cervical forceps could be replaced by an entirely new device that’s newly approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). To read the full article, click here

January 28, 2015

With Paracosm Investment, New World Angels Completes Record Year of Florida Fundings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE With Paracosm Investment, New World Angels Completes Record Year of Florida Fundings BOCA RATON, FL, January 28, 2015 – New World Angels (NWA), Florida’s premier structured angel investor group, announced today that 2014 was a record year with six investments in Florida companies and over $3.5 MM of equity funding.  NWA’s 6th investment was part of a $3.3MM seed funding of Paracosm together with Atlas Venture, iRobot, Osage University Partners, BOLDstart Ventures, and Deep Fork Capital.  Paracosm, a cloud-based software company, has a mission to “3D-ify the World.” Other 2014 NWA investments included: Kairos, an innovator in providing facial recognition functionality and capabilities to large enterprises; OB …

September 8, 2014

‘Old-School’ Industrial Firm Gets Funding From New World Angels

Who says Angel Investors are only interested in tech? New World Angels, a private investment group with chapters in Tampa and in South Florida, just led a $1 million investment in Clarke Industrial Engineering, described as an “old-school industrial manufacturing” firm in a statement announcing the deal. Read More

April 2, 2014

New World Angels and Florida Investing – Tampa Business Journal

New World Angels comment on the state of Florida investing in an article published in the Tampa Business Journal. “New World, with chapters in Tampa and Miami, has about 50 members and a strong pipeline, with a substantial amount of deal flow,” said Tom Cardy, membership chair of New World Angels. Read More

September 25, 2013

New World Angels Announces Successful Portfolio Company Exit

New World Angels (NWA), Florida’s premier structured angel investor group, is pleased to announce that one of its holdings, Consult A Doctor (CADR), was sold to Teledoc Inc., closing on August 30, 2013. “We are excited to announce this exit, which reaped for our members an attractive return on invested capital. We have NWA’s deal team, our dedicated members, and the engaged board members of CADR to thank for all the effort required to bring this one to the finish line at the right price, on the right terms,” asserted Rhys L. Williams, President of NWA. Read More

September 25, 2012

NWA launches new brand and website

New World Angels is proud to present you with our newly designed website. We hope it serves equally our prospective members as well as the entrepreneurs who seek funding. Tentative members should be able to get answers to most of their questions in a click or two while entrepreneurs have access to some reference resources as well as a FAQ section that we hope provides some assistance in the funding process. Please let us know if you think anything is missing and we hope you enjoy your experience with New World Angels.