An Angel in New York: Christine Tate



Christine Tate is a very active Angel investor, involved early stage investing in the New York area. Tate was educated at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where she received her MBA. She is also a certified internal auditor.

She recently finished an eight month stint as CFO of Grand Slam Alley, an organization that invests in companies with the goal of helping them grow and succeed, then planting them into the local ecosystem.

Currently Tate is an advisor at PAAY, a mobile wallet startup. She also currently serves on the due diligence committee of the NYC-based ARC Angel Fund, and as a judge in Upstate New York pitch events, such as the NYS Business Plan Competition. Tate is an organizer of the Tech Valley Startup Weekend, which focuses on building web and mobile applications.

Prior to all of her current activities, Tate worked at Cargill Inc in Overseas Business Development. She has also been a private investor since 2006, investing in companies such as Jamhub LLC, Medivo, Offermobi and Human Demand, to name a few. She serves on the Board of Directors of The RvD Innovation and Disruptive Entrepreneurship Accelerator (IDEA), a company that works with student entrepreneurs to start new ventures that provide economic growth for Central New York. When she isn’t working on her many investments, Tate loves to travel and go scuba diving.

Angel Investor Group:

Arc Angels


Selected Investments:

Jamhub LLC, Medivo, Offermobi, Human Demand, Advanced Dx, ARC Angel Fund (Pogby, Altruik,Sidecar, Careerminds, UpNext, Hashable), Grand Slam Fund (DEscovery, Unique Minds Entertainment, Mashoutable), UB Sports, STEALTH APP CO

Boards and Advisory:

Safe Paws
The RvD Innovation
Disruptive Entrepreneurship Accelerator (IDEA)
Advisor at PAAY

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About the author: Lauren Harrity

Lauren is a recent graduate of Cal State Fullerton where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. Writing is her passion and she is currently looking to build a career as a writer or editor.

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