ACA Members

The ACA has announced a partnership with Dealum, a leading angel investing and angel group collaboration platform. With an overall goal of educating and supporting angel investors in their need for greater connectivity and collaboration, the ACA and Dealum have forged a new 12-month partnership jointly believed to be of great benefit to the angel investment community.
The Angel Capital Association (ACA) has announced a partnership with Linqto, a leading global private markets investment platform that provides accredited investors with access to some of the world’s most sought-after, privately-held companies.
The Angel Investor Foundation (AIF) is pleased to announce a $300,000 pledge to its Seed the Future capital campaign from the Payne Family, a name synonymous with angel investing. This is the second significant pledge from the Paynes and it brings their campaign contributions to more than half a million dollars.
July 19, 2022 - ACA CEO Pat Gouhin, alongside Clay Rankin, Chris McCannell and Blair Hancock of GrayRobinson, P.A. were in DC this week on behalf of angel investors to conduct a series of meetings with legislators, regulators and government officials to set the stage for important priorities for the investor and entrepreneurial community.

By: Pat Gouhin, Chief Executive Officer

May 10, 2022  –Seeking to strengthen connection, advocacy and understanding as well as advise those in the SEC and FinHub community, CEO Pat Gouhin was thrilled to represent angel investors and the angel ecosystem at FinHub’s Peer-to-Peer meet-up on capital formation.

By:  Ben Schrag, SBIR/STTR Program DIrector and Policy Liaison, U.S. National Science

NSF helps companies move innovative technology out of the lab

Supporting the most innovative ideas in science and engineering, the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) has funded technologies like LASIK eye surgery, Doppler radar, bar codes, magnetic resonance imaging, 3D printing and tissue engineering that spur economic activity and improve the quality of life for all Americans. 

By:  Elizabeth D. Sigety, Partner, Fox Rothschild

Fox Rothschild understands the unique struggles startups face. To help, the firm developed the Fox Launchpad, a virtual incubator and resource center developed to nurture early stage companies through flexible services, accessible attorneys and a variety of other exclusive offerings.

By: Pat Gouhin, Chief Executive Officer

During each year’s transition to the next, we take the chance to reflect on the accomplishments and challenges of the past, but our focus remains on the future.

By: Chris McCannell, Senior Government Affairs Consultant at GrayRobinson


With less than two months remaining in 2021, Congress is again facing a number of deadlines that will impact the angel investing community. 

By: Pat Gouhin, Chief Executive Officer

As new developments unfold regarding President Biden's proposed tax increases, the Angel Capital Association, in collaboration with our partners at GrayRobinson, pledges to keep our members updated with information as it becomes available. ACA, along with our Public Policy team, is working diligently to continue to protect our members and angels in the startup ecosystem. 

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ACA Announces Partnership with Linqto by Pat Gouhin  on  November 22
Ann & Bill Payne Announce $300,000 Match to the Seed the Future Campaign by Tony Shipley (Queen City Angels)  on  November 17