6 Nevada-based startups advance to final round for AngelNV funding

One company to receive a $200,000 investment from local angel investors:

The 45 investors participating in AngelNV have selected the 6 finalist startup companies that will pitch to secure the group’s joint investment totaling $200,000 to be awarded on May 8 at Las Vegas City Hall chambers. In addition to the pitches, there will be snacks and cocktails prior to and after the event at City Hall, with whatever pandemic protocols in place. The event will also be available via Zoom for those not attending in person. For tickets, see below. Early bird pricing is available now.

The finalists include three female-owned companies, two companies from Northern Nevada, and five based in Southern Nevada, including one that recently relocated to Las Vegas from San Diego. The 8 finalist startups and their service or product offerings are:

RIOT Wireless – wireless IOT devices for difficult applications and hazmat environments *
SafeArbor – IoT hardware and software to protect and track cannabis through the supply chain
Freedom Brands – all-natural deodorant and premium body products with clean ingredients
Nevaka – software solution for electrical contractors to create/send materials orders in real time
Outlaw Soaps – Wild West inspired products for adventurous customers
Deck of Dice Gaming – patented free-to-play mobile game with licensing derivatives for the casual and casino gaming markets

The angel investors, comprised of both first-time and experienced investors, have been attending the AngelNV online investor bootcamp since Feb. 24 with weekly sessions on the angel investing process and tactics to mitigate risk. Investor bootcamp participants invest a minimum of $5,000 to the AngelNV Conference Fund, and together, they award a $200,000 investment to one Nevada-based startup they select from the participants of AngelNV’s free entrepreneur bootcamp at a special Shark Tank-style event  May 8.

StartUpNV launched AngelNV last year to foster an angel investment network for Nevada-based startups and attract to the state scalable startup businesses and entrepreneurs with big ideas to build a more diversified and resilient economy. Modeled after the highly successful San Diego Angel Conference, AngelNV is building a bridge between entrepreneurs and angel investors by teaching startups how to raise venture capital and advising potential investors on wise investments.

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For more information on AngelNV visit: www.angelnv.com