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Our Story

Commune Angels launched in 2020 to expand access to angel investing and capital. We invest in scalable consumer, enterprise, and life science companies that transform lives. Diversity is essential to transformative innovation, and our members are committed to contributing their unique experiences, relationships, and resources to drive better outcomes for investors, portfolio companies, and their customers.

Our Values

Intentional Inclusion

We are intentional in our pursuit of equitable representation in angel investing.

Equitable Investing

We invest in founders from all backgrounds, genders, and walks of life.

Exceptional Teams

We back exceptional founder-led companies that can provide exceptional returns.

Better Community

We nurture strong relationships among our stakeholders - investors, founders, and partners.

 

Responsible Stewards

We are conscious of our obligation to our members, founders, partners, and community.

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The Team

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Dawn Batts, Ph.D.

Co-Founder

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Terrence J.L. Reeves.

Co-Founder

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Jeff Ponders II

Co-Founder

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Marlo Rencher, Ph.D.

Co-Founder

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Darren R. Riley

Co-Founder

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Joshua Tooker

MBA Associate

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Advisors

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Dave Anderson

Toyota AI Ventures

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Gale Wilkinson

IrishAngels | VitalizeVC

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Patti Glaza

Invest Detroit Ventures

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David Olivencia

Accenture Technology | Angeles Investors

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Skip Simms

Michigan Angel Fund | Ann Arbor SPARK

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Tony Wilkins

Angel Investor | Stage Coach

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