2015 Investments

 

BEND, OR – November 18, 2015 – Cascade Angels Fund announced today that the Fund has invested $125K in Portland-based start-up Scratch-it. The company provides a platform to design, build and host reveal-based marketing messages. Customers include Travelocity, Dunkin Donuts, Lenovo, Buca di Beppo, Burberry, and ASDA.

"The Bend Venture Conference Growth Stage finalists gave Cascade Angels access to five potential investments and this one pushes the...

BEND, OR – September 17, 2015 – Cascade Angels Fund announced today that the Fund has invested $150K in Eugene-based start-up NemaMetrix. The company, which emerged from research initiated at the University of Oregon, provides technology for drug testing or biological discovery using nematode worms as a proxy for human research subjects.

The Cascade Angels investment team was impressed with the...

BEND, OR – Cascade Angels Fund announced today the Fund invested $100,000 in Bend-based start-up LeadMethod. The company provides channel sales management software to companies that sell through independent sales reps and distributors.

The Cascade Angels investment team was impressed with the LeadMethod team and the company’s product, which has already garnered more than a dozen loyal enterprise clients.

“LeadMethod has targeted an underserved market with a powerful solution that is quickly gaining traction,” says Julie Harrelson, CEO of Harrelson Group,...

Investment led by Oregon Angel Fund, with participation from Portland Seed Fund, Alliance for Angels and other investors

Bend, OR Cascade Angels Fund 2015, LLC announced today a $100,000 investment in Lumen Learning, a Portland-based start-up that offers college students access to open source software for general education courses at 60+ institutions, including 6 of the 20 largest U.S. community colleges, reducing students textbook costs by over 90%.

“We are pleased to have Cascade Angels participate,” said Kim Thanos, CEO of Lumen Learning. “Access to Oregon...

Investors in the 2015 Fund include Oregon Growth Board, Craft 3, CEOs, founders, entrepreneurs, and previous investors pleased with fund’s direction

BEND, OR – Cascade Angels Fund 2015, LLC announced today the Fund has closed with $725,000 in investments. A 58% increase over the 2014 Fund. The 2015 Fund is the second fund managed by Harrelson Group.

“With investment from Oregon Growth Board, Craft3, entrepreneurs and business leaders, as well as CEOs and founders who have had successful exits, Cascade Angels is gaining momentum,” said Julie Harrelson, CEO of...

BEND, OR April 7, 2015 – Cascade Angels Fund 2015, LLC announced today it will receive a $25,000 investment from local nonprofit Craft3 to spur economic growth in Central Oregon.

Craft3 is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) lender founded in 1994. Over the past twenty years, Craft3 has invested over $322 million from offices in Ilwaco, Port Angeles, Seattle and Spokane, Wash., and Astoria, Bend and Portland, Ore. Craft3 provides loans to businesses that create or retain jobs, nonprofits that provide essential services to their communities, and...

OGB to provide up to $100K investment in the Central Oregon based fund

BEND, OR – March 9, 2015 Oregon Growth Board and Cascade Angels Fund 2015, LLC (“Cascade Angels Fund 2015” or the “Fund”) have come to an agreement for a potential $100,000K investment.

Cascade Angels Fund 2015 is the second year-round fund based in Central Oregon managed by Harrelson Group. The Fund is committed to helping build Oregon's entrepreneurial ecosystem. Cascade Angels Fund 2014, LLC invested close to $400K in emerging companies and pushed the total investment in Bend Venture...

Cascade Angels is encouraging launch stage companies who are seeking investment capital to apply for such investment on Gust.com. Cascade Angels holds rolling application rounds for launch stage companies who are seeking investment capital. Though the fund will announce application deadlines, Cascade Angels' profile on...