TCA Funds San Diego Biomed Firms

The San Diego Network of Tech Coast Angels ( has disclosed investment in two new biotech firms, as part of the group's focus on early stage biomed investments in the area. The undisclosed amount of funding went to Angstrom Pharmaceuticals ( and DermTech International (, both headquartered in San Diego. DermTech's funding was a follow on investment to a round it received in 2003, and follows investments last year in Q3DM and Opticon Medical. (Editor's note: full tracking of TCA funding and profiles of these companies can be found on's subscription venture database, at More information »