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Angel Lunch: Investing in the Disruptive Technologies of Today

Angel Lunch: Investing in the Disruptive Technologies of Today

Angel Lunch For unaffiliated and affiliated accredited angels, VC, and CVCs

Date: August 22, 2019 Time: 11:30 - 1:30 Venue: Santa Clara, CA

Quantum Computing

  • How does one evaluate these technologies?
  • How are they different from “current” technologies?
  • Are deals around disruptive technologies structured differently?
  • What factors do you put more weight on?
  • What are the measures of success?


Dave Krauthamer,
Band of Angels
Information systems executive who is an experienced CEO, CIO, CTO, CRO, CMO, CSO and serves as a Board Member and Chairman of the Digital Disruption Group at the Band of Angels.

Dave Krauthamer has created and sold award-winning companies in addition to teaching university-level courses in information technology.

Dave holds a degree in Computer Science. He loves working with people and is passionate about helping companies create incredible products, amazing brands, powerful marketing stories, and high-performance sales teams.

He has extensive experience in Quantum Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Product Innovation, Marketing, Sales, M&A, in addition to a wide background in the implementation of enterprise-wide systems.

Dave currently serves as CEO of Quantum Labz. Quantum Labz is a premier quantum computing launchpad for the founding generation of quantum computing companies, as well as the generations to follow. The mission of Quantum Labz is to create, incubate, launch and guide amazing quantum companies and foundational technologies that will enable other companies to enter in a New Age.

He is also the founder of NEURAL SALES an intelligent (AI) solution that evaluates all aspects of your market in real-time and learns from your interactions, successes, and setbacks.

Prior to that, Dave created an award-winning company named Intelenex which became a leading partner in the transformation of Corporate Systems to the Cloud. Intelenex was recognized as Oracle’s Top Cloud ERP Sales Partner in 2015. Closing the year by selling almost 50% more Cloud ERP licenses than any other partner.

Intelenex was also acknowledged as being one of the fastest growing service companies in the country by Inc. Magazine ranking 364 out of the top 5000. The company was sold in July of 2015.


11:30 – 12:00 Registration, networking and Lunch
12:00 – 01:30 Speakers and attendees discuss the topic
01:30 – 02:00 Networking
Band of Angels is the first angel investment group that meets monthly in Silicon Valley and San Francisco.

We are a formal group of 165+ angel investors who are former and current high tech executives interested in investing their time and money into new, cutting edge, startup companies. Since the Band’s inception in 1994 as the first organized angel investment group, we have funded 400+ companies in our history with 61 profitable M&A exits and 12 IPOs. The Band meets monthly in Silicon Valley and San Francisco to formally consider 3 startups selected from among more than 50 that are screened each month by the Band deal selection process.

Brenda Swiney, Aparna Punjar
Angel Lunch Program Co-Chairs