WINGS is a non-profit angel network that facilitates seed and early stage investments for medical technology companies in Washington State.
Close the gap in early stage funding to accelerate the translation of medical technology innovation from the lab bench to patients.
The WINGS Approach
1 – Be a hub of medical technology expertise for screening investment opportunities, networking and mentorship.
2 – Provide increased deal flow, rigorous screening and the best opportunity for a good return to investors.
3 – Work with leading research institutions and other investors to foster economic growth, and to attract and retain the best talent in Washington.
WINGS considers Medical Technology opportunities in the areas of Therapeutic and Diagnostic Devices, Healthcare IT, Healthcare Delivery Models, and unregulated biotechnology development tools.
Special thanks to our sponsors for their generous support of WINGS.
University of Washington, Center for Commercialization
The Rainier Club
W.H. Coulter Foundation at University of Washington Bioengineering
Stratos Product Development
SVB Silicon Valley Bank
RBC Royal Bank
Fenwick & West LLP
Ernst & Young
WINGS – The Washington Medical Technology Angel Network (WINGS) provides a forum for the matching of entrepreneurs of early stage medical technology companies with investors who are committed to funding high-risk opportunities. WINGS does not evaluate or endorse any of these investment opportunities and makes no recommendations regarding the appropriateness of particular investment opportunities for any investor. WINGS makes no independent investigations to verify the factual information submitted to potential investors and WINGS makes no representations or warranties with respect to the information provided by applicant entrepreneurs. As a result, potential investors must conduct their own investigation of the merits and risks of each investment opportunity, and negotiate the terms of their investment on their own. All investors are strongly encouraged to seek legal and other professional counsel prior to making such investments.
Participation as an angel investor of WINGS does not constitute an offer by WINGS to sell or the solicitation by WINGS of an offer to buy any investment interest in the business ventures of applicant entrepreneurs. Any sale or purchase of an investment interest shall be a private transaction between the entrepreneur and the investor members without any participation by or remuneration to WINGS. WINGS has no financial interest in any firm posted on the WINGS web site or presented to the angel investors. WINGS meetings do not constitute an offer by WINGS to sell or solicitation by WINGS of an offer to buy any securities of any presenter company. WINGS does not function as a broker-dealer or investment advisor and is not registered as such with any federal or state securities regulator.