Investment Criteria

INVESTMENT CRITERIA

We look for superior management teams, very large markets, and disruptive products. ATI invests in early stage and expansion funding for IT, med tech and green tech early stage companies. While primarily interested in Arizona-based companies, ATI invests outside Arizona by partnering with other angels. Often Arizona Tech Investors partners with other regional angel investor groups, national venture capital firms, or well-respected international investors on behalf of promising concepts requiring additional capital.

WE INVEST IN THESE INDUSTRIES AND DOMAINS:

  • Software - from SAAS to Enterprise to Ed Tech to Med Tech
    Portfolio

    Botco.ai
    Virtuous Software
    Yellowbird
    WebPT (exited)
    CampusLogic (exited)
    Picmonic (exited)
    PureChat (exited)

  • Medical Devices
    Portfolio

    GT Medical Technologies
    Anuncia
    Venostent

  • Therapeutics
    Portfolio

    Altrix Bio
    BioAesthetics
    Carmel Therapeutics
    Joylux

  • Capital Efficient Green Tech
    Portfolio

    Vartega

  • Diagnostics
    Portfolio

    PainQX
    Light Deck
    Stream Dx

  • Semiconductors and Sensors and Internet of Things
    Portfolio

    Codelucida
    Celerative
    Sky Republic
    Gryphon

ATI LOOKS FOR SEED AND EARLY STAGE COMPANIES WITH:

  • Outstanding founders and leadership team
  • Prototypes of products or services that are largely complete
  • Prospects and customer feedback evaluating company‚Äôs solution
  • Customer(s) that will talk with ATI about the solution offered
  • Meaningful revenue within 1 year
  • Evidence of knowledge of customer buying behavior
  • Credible and appropriate go-to-market strategy
  • Clear KPIs and milestones

FOR LIFE SCIENCE COMPANIES THAT WILL REQUIRE FDA APPROVAL:

  • Strong research grant funding
  • Strong patent strategy and clear path to patent issuance
  • Strong early evidence of efficacy
  • Clear plan for regulatory approval
  • Clear plan for obtaining reimbursement codes (as appropriate)

Please note: ATI does not invest in retail; services not driven by technology; franchises; entertainment content; or real estate.

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