Golden Angels Investors is a member of the Wisconsin Technology Council. 

A Cincinnati startup founded by two former teachers has raised millions in new funding from a coastal investor with some help from a Wisconsin investor.

Abre, an edtech platform for K-12 schools, closed a $24 million Series A led by PeakSpan Capital, a growth equity firm based in New York City and Silicon Valley that’s making its first foray into the local ecosystem. The round also included follow-on participation from Cleveland’s JumpStart Ventures, JobsOhio Growth Capital Fund and Golden Angels Investors, a Brookfield-based angel group.

According to its website, Golden Angels Investors began in 2002 with the goal of backing entrepreneurs in the Midwest. It has members who are founders, CEOs, venture capitalists and business leaders that make individual investment decisions under terms negotiated with entrepreneurs. The group then invests as a single entity.

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