New World Angels is an angel group that provides equity capital to early-stage companies based in Florida. The firm invests in the healthcare, health technology, industrial, engineering, mobile, advertising, business software, community bank, biotechnology, internet of thing and application software sectors. It has chapters in South Florida and the Tampa Bay area.
Hauser Private Equity is a hybrid private equity fund manager continuing the Hauser Capital Partners' (HCP) successful strategy of directly co-investing throughout the lower-middle and middle market via partnerships with control buyout funds and selectively with managers of subordinated debt, growth equity and special situation funds. HPE seeks direct co-investments alongside funds with strategic investment models that add operating leadership to their portfolio companies. Hauser targets North American domiciled funds between $150 million to $750 million dependent on underlying investment strategy.
Seth Miller is a Co-Founder and serves as Partner at Fearless Ventures. Miller also served as Partner at DBL Partners. He has been an investment professional with the Bay Area Equity Fund since 2003. Seth sources and performs diligence on investment opportunities, advises portfolio company management, and helps companies implement their double bottom line practices. Prior to his affiliation with the Fund, Seth was a Vice President in the Investment Bank at JPMorgan advising both private and public companies in raising and structuring private capital. In that capacity, he helped raise over $1 billion in private equity for 45 companies. Having started in 1998 at Hambrecht & Quist, Seth has focused on working with growth companies in various technology, biotechnology and branded consumer industries. Seth also spent three years in Washington DC working on environmental policy issues for the White House and the United States Senate. Seth enjoys volunteering for the Painted Turtle Camp, a summer camp serving chronically ill children in California. As a ten-year resident of the Bay Area, he is still avidly exploring all of the outdoor recreation it has to offer and is constantly amazed by its natural beauty. He received a BA in History from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD-MBA from Kellogg and the Northwestern University School of Law.
Conor Stanley is a Co-Founder at Tribal.vc. He served as the Partner at Bloom Equity. Conor is an experienced Internet entrepreneur and early-stage technology investor. He serves as a Board Member at NewsWhip Media. He acts as an advisor and investor in a number of tech startups including Balcony TV, Intercom.io, StartupBootCamp, and Visible Thread. He was the lead investor of Jolt Online Gaming. Jolt became one of the pioneering social games publishers in Europe and was acquired by GameStop corporation. In 2000, Conor co-founded and was CEO of Clearscape, a digital agency based in Dublin. Clearscape became the digital media partner for prominent blue-chip clients as well as a number of tech startups. The company was acquired by Arekibo Communications. He is an active contributor to the Irish startup ecosystem including StartupBootcamp, DCU Propeller, NDRC Launchpad, and the Irish University Entrepreneur Forum. He is also an Angel Investor.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Web Security (& Privacy)
Chris Downie serves as Founder & Chief Executive Officer at SparkPeople. He also is an Angel Investor. He founded SparkPeople in 2001 after spending five years as a special projects manager with eBay. Previously, Chris co-founded Jump which operated an online auction site called Up4Sale. He started his career with consumer product giant Procter & Gamble. Chris earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Cincinnati.