BLUE RIDGE ANGEL INVESTORS NETWORK
Blue Ridge Angel Investment Network invests on companies located or willing to relocate or plans for further expansion in North Carolina. It should also be of great potential and highly innovative. The group preferably invests on companies engaged in the following industries: advanced manufacturing; communications and information technology; food; life sciences and agricultural business; retirement-related; arts, crafts or design; health care; environment-related; recreation and tourism; and security. The amount of investment that the group is willing to provide ranges between $100,000 to $500,000.
INCEPTION MICRO ANGEL FUND
Inception Micro Angel Fund (IMAF) Family of Funds is composed of regional angel investment organizations in North Carolina. Each group provides funding capital to early-stage companies primarily located in North Carolina and in selected areas of South Carolina and Virginia.
Contact: Rich Kramarik (919) 467-3533 | Bill Warner (919) 369-7031 | firstname.lastname@example.org
PIEDMONT ANGEL NETWORK
The Piedmont Angel Network is an angel investment group managed by its own members and operates on a fund resource for investments. The group focuses on investment opportunities with companies in the early stage of development and has a high potential for rapid growth. They prefer companies located in the North Carolina Piedmont Triad region and are engaged in the fields of life science, software, and technology. Although companies from the neighboring states of South Carolina and Virginia are also welcome provided that they meet the group’s investment requirements.
Contact: Dalton Grein | email@example.com | 336-870-5843
TRIANGLE ACCREDITED CAPITAL FORUM
Triangle Accredited Capital Forum works as a center for the connection of credible investors with promising companies. An investment capital of about $250,000 to $2 million can be provided to early stage companies. The group is interested to invest on companies that provide solutions to compelling business problems, are technologically innovative and unique, have a sizable and increasing market opportunity, have competitive market edge, are capable to earn significant amounts of profit in a limited time, and have great potential to attain market leadership. Although the Research Triangle Park is known for its technology and life science industries, the investment group also invests on other industries.
WILMINGTON INVESTOR NETWORK
The Wilmington Investor Network seeks companies that can provide a substantial return of investment. They usually provide around $200,000 to $500,000 worth of first round investment. A company should be located within the eastern part of North and South Carolina to be able to qualify for funding. Although companies of other industries are also welcome, companies from the technology, biotechnology, or medical device industries are preferred. Prospective funding applicants should have a great potential for high return of investment, a management team that is rigid and determined to achieve market leadership, a strategically formulated business plan, and a technologically innovative product or service that is unique and has a competitive market edge.