About

QCA is passionate about entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs and Queen City Angels work together to create and scale thriving businesses. To achieve goals. To realize dreams.

Queen City Angels’ investors are Greater Cincinnati business leaders including former CEOs and founders of successful companies. These men and women are eager to provide expertise, mentoring and coaching as well as funding to emerging companies. Their guidance includes assistance with business development, strategic planning, raising capital and building strong management teams.

QCA is much more than a source of money

  • Takes time to talk with and listen to founders
  • Provides advice on how to scale
  • Advises how much capital should be raised and when
  • Reviews pitch deck presentations
  • Invites formal presentations
  • Reviews business plans submitted by entrepreneurs and helps ensure presentations are investor-ready
  • Fully evaluates investment opportunities

Our Values

  • Respect & Integrity: operate with respect and integrity with entrepreneurs, investors and other ecosystem participants
  • Contribute & Collaborate: contribute and collaborate openly with each other and entrepreneurial ecosystem participants
  • Education & Ongoing Counsel: provide education to QCA members and participants in the ecosystem and ongoing counsel to portfolio company managements
  • Purposeful & Knowledgeable: continuously strengthening best practices through lessons learned and local and national relationships
  • Forward-Thinking & Success Driven: promote success through forward-thinking, diversity and open-mindedness