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from http://www.xconomy.com/ 897 days ago

Curt Woodward

With just a few weeks left until its big demo day, organizers of the Seattle Angel Conference are announcing the finalists competing for an investment of about $100,000. And it’s a pretty wide range of startups, from tools for software developers to outdoor clothing and even neighborhood grocery stores.

I wrote about the Seattle Angel Conference several months ago, when it was in the very early planning stages. The idea is modeled after a series of conferences that have been held in Oregon, aimed at drafting new or inexperienced angels with a collaborative vetting and investing process.

Each investor kicks in a few thousand dollars to the effort. The pooled money is then invested in the winner of the pitch competition, which is scheduled for May 31 at the Makers Space, a co-working facility downtown.

Conference organizer John Sechrest says the six finalists were selected after ...

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