Angel investment Networks refer to loosely structured organizations that help facilitate investment from High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) that are usually accredited. We will list as many as we can here by region and alumni organization. There are networks throughout the world in various concentrations by region or university affiliation.
The Harvard Business School Alumni Angels Association (HBSAA) is an educational and networking forum for Harvard Alumni and other participants who are interested in researching and investing in early stage companies on an individual basis. Harvard is the number one school attended by startups that raised $100 million or more, according to TechCrunch.
HBS is the number one business school for entrepreneurship with more than 1,300 entrepreneurs and nearly 1,200 companies that combined have raised in excess of $39 billion, according to Poets & Quants.
HBS Alumni Angels of Greater New York is the largest angel group in NY with 350+ angel investors and growing. Our members have invested $15 million across 100 exciting early stage companies. We meet monthly to hear pitches in person from the best entrepreneurs. On average, we invest in 1-2 companies per month a few weeks after they pitch and our members complete their assessment.
The Harvard Business School Alumni Angels is a global community of accredited investors and business leaders, with 10 chapters in 6 countries. Since 2007, our members have invested over $30M across more than 200 companies. Our angel investor members are Harvard Business School and other Harvard University alumni who invest on an individual basis.
The HBS Alumni Angels of Chicago, a division of the Entrepreneurship Council of the Harvard Business School Club of Chicago, provides a forum for our entrepreneurially inclined alumni members to invest in early stage ventures, primarily located in the greater Chicago and surrounding areas. The organization consists of current and former executives, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists with a serious interest in investing their money, expertise, and time into high potential entrepreneurial ventures in order to enable their growth.
The HBS Alumni Angels Southern California (HBSAASC) are a global community of accredited investors and business leaders, with 14 chapters in 6 countries. Since 2007, members have invested over $30M across more than 200 companies. Our angel investor members are Harvard Business School and other Harvard University alumni who invest on an individual basis. No affiliation to Harvard is required to pitch. Our chapter of HBS Alumni Angels accepts pitches from throughout the broader Southern California region from SLO to San Diego, from the Pacific Ocean to the Nevada Border.
HBSAADC, a group of HBS alumni committed to promoting entrepreneurship in the local start-up community by investing in early-to-growth stage businesses. The HBS Club of Washington, DC has a group of DC Metro area Harvard alumni committed to promoting entrepreneurship in the local start-up community by investing in early-to-growth stage businesses.
HBS Houston Alumni Angels is a forum for HBS Angels and entrepreneurs to come together and share ideas, mentor, and review business plans of early stage entrepreneurs seeking advice and funding. Our angel investor members are Harvard Business School and other Harvard University alumni who invest on an individual basis, or in groups outside the auspices of HBS Houston Alumni Angels.
The primary mission is to facilitate investment, education and mentorship opportunities for entrepreneurs and alumni investors. The Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of South Florida is a volunteer based angel investor group that seeks to support and enrich the local startup ecosystem.
HBS Angels of Boston, as an affiliate of the HBS Association of Boston, is an educational and networking forum for Harvard Alumni and other participants who are interested in researching and investing in early stage companies on an individual basis. HBS Angels Alumni Association is one of the largest Angel Networks in the world with twelve chapters across 4 continents, 1,000+ members, 300 companies funded, and $60 million invested.
(HBSAAB) was founded in 2012 by Brazilian Harvard Business School alumni interested in investing financial capital and promoting intellectual capital in new companies. It is a non-profit association, whose purpose is to facilitate the access of start-up companies (startups) to the part of the financial and human capital they need in their initial growth phase. The group consists of the vast majority of current or former entrepreneurs and senior executives who share a personal interest in investing in startups and a collective interest in helping them leverage their networks, their experiences and their results.
In 10 years of activity, 400 million euros have been invested in the successive fundraising campaigns of start-ups which were presented during our 35 networking evenings in France. An IPO and several emblematic exits and disposals took place: Microsoft, Accord, Urgo, BPCE, Sodexo, Galeries Lafayette, Twitter … Harvard Angels brings together at the end of the day many Business Angels, professional investors, entrepreneurs and players in the ecosystem of financing and business innovation with start-ups that are fundraising.
The HBS Alumni Angels of London was created in 2012 and has taken a strong position in the Angel investing environment in the UK. Take a look at its educational events and pitching events. This website is designed to reflect the Club’s vibrancy in London and to expand access to the range of events and services which the Club offers. Please take a look around it – and send any feedback or suggestions using the module on the left.
With the foundation of the German Chapter, we aim to give the German HBS alumni community the opportunity to network with entrepreneurs and each other and invest in exciting start-up companies in Germany as well as join syndication investments together with other chapters worldwide.
Founded by a group of Cornell Board of Trustee Emeriti and alumni venture capitalists, Red Bear Angels is dedicated to creating a highway through which Cornell entrepreneurs can access the individual investors who can be most helpful to them. Red Bear Angels makes it simple for individuals to make angel investments in startups tied to Cornell University and its alumni base.
One of the fastest-growing angel groups to ever come to market, Red Bear Angels has invested ~8 Million across 26 companies to-date, 50%+ which have significantly increased in value the <few years since the firm’s launch.
Princeton Alumni Angels (PAA) is a group of Princeton alumni who are interested in investing our time, expertise and capital into exciting startups. PAA hosts networking events, educational forums and formal presentation meetings around the country to help build and support Princeton entrepreneurship.
Princeton Alumni Angels is managed and led by a group of passionate Tiger alumni who believe there should be an angel network to support Princeton entrepreneurs and participate in our venture ecosystem. The dedicated PAA team is committed to creating a large network that can support, mentor and invest in promising ventures.
A community of Brown University alumni supporting Brown entrepreneurs. Brown Angel Group is a global network of 420+ Brown University alumni angel investors who have come together to support early-stage startups founded by Brown University alumni through capital, connections and community. Currently, we host monthly phone calls where Brown founders pitch their companies to our network.
We are enthusiastic about entrepreneurs and passionate teams pursuing their dreams. We predominantly invest in early-stage investments in technology start-ups. Wharton Alumni Angels seeks to add value and actively provide mentoring and assistance to young companies. Founded in 2016, Wharton Alumni Angels is an active angel investment group composed of University…
1855 Capital is a seed and early stage venture capital fund investing in companies with an affinity to Penn State University. We develop investment opportunities by actively engaging with current faculty/staff and students involved in world-class research efforts and the 600,000+ alumni network.
Dartmouth Angels was founded as a program of the Magnuson Center for Entrepreneurship to provide a resource for early stage funding and mentoring to the rapidly growing Dartmouth startup community. Our mission is to facilitate innovation through a national network of Dartmouth alumni angels who can invest in and support the development of a wide range of Dartmouth affiliated startups.
Columbia Angel Group & Entrepreneurs (CAGE) was launched in January 2016 to source, fund, and champion angel investment with Columbia alumni, across the globe. We aim to create a profound impact on the startup and venture communities within New York City and emerging startup hubs worldwide. Educate: the organization was established by alumni from multiple schools within Columbia University that shared a passion for entrepreneurship, early-stage investing, and a desire to engage and educate Columbia alumni interested in investing in innovation.
Engage: the organization has been building a legacy to instill a culture of diligent and sophisticated early-stage venture investment practices for future generations of the Columbia Family.