Ad-Ventures describes themselves as a launchpad for dynamic
technology ventures like Internet startup iBoost.com or
net veteran icom.com, in addition to being active in real
estate development and entertainment ventures. Using a
network of strategic partners, Ad-Ventures assists Internet
and real-estate visionaries to the capital and strategic
guidance needed to leap from napkin-penned ideas to global
leadership. Ad-Ventures usually doesn't directly provide
companies with money to grow their business, but rather
works with Softbank.
Angel Search at vfinance.com combs government records
to gather investment data, industry preferences and total
stock positions of America's wealthiest individuals. The
site claims "Every individual in our database has a net
worth of at least $1 million. AngelSearch™ is constantly
updated, cleaned and checked for accuracy. You can search
the database as many times as you like, result counts
are always free. Once you get a count of wealthy individuals
that match your needs, you can buy all matching records,
a portion of the records, refine your search or start
a new one."
The Angels' Forum is a group of private equity investors
with diverse industry, gender, cultural, and business
experience. The Angel Investors are united in their interest
in investing both time and money in very early stage companies
(typical investments would range from $50,000 to $500,000).
Angels' Forum invests only in companies headquartered
in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.
Angels Pty. Ltd
Business Angels Pty. Ltd. is a central resource in Australia
where both private investors and businesses register.
The matching service’s mission is to enable development
of Australian technologies and small businesses. (see
Business partners is a nationwide Internet based Service
that connects Potential Partners, Angel Investors, Investment
Bankers and Venture Capital firms. The Business
Partners database allows interested parties to list under
a topic of interest for free. Under each topic are
SIC style Categories, Investment Details, Partnership
Criteria, Location By State, City, and contact information.
Members have full access to the database of Potential
Partners, Angel Investors, and Venture Capital opportunities.
TCN is a non-profit, economic development organization
developed in response to a growing need to provide entrepreneurial
ventures with training and access to investors. The Network
offers investor-to-entrepreneur introduction services,
educational programs, venture capital conferences, seminars,
literature, software, and a network of experts and advisors.
Formerly Amis Ventures, Capitalyst funds startup companies.
Capitalyst addresses the private equity financing needs
of entrepreneurs by providing an efficient early stage
funding process. In addition, Capitalyst enables qualified
investors to locate, assess and co-invest in prescreened
high potential startup opportunities with the Capitalyst
affiliated StartUpFund One. Focused on the Northeast and
Mid-Atlantic regions, Capitalyst is headquartered in Boston,
Massachusetts, with a regional office in Washington, DC.
Atlanta at Growco.com
Connect Atlanta provides a list that identifies local
angel investor programs and seed capital investors.
Donmarbiz’ Angel Access facilitates communication among
private investors and pre-screened, qualified entrepreneurial
companies. The registry of Angel investors
is based in New Jersey and continues expansion throughout
the United States.
TheElevator’s emphasis is in work germinating in the business
schools, engineering programs, and entrepreneurial programs
around major universities. Angels who are registered
members of TheElevator browse hundreds of
"elevator pitches" that have been classified according
to: 1) type of business; 2) geographic location;
3) amount of money desired; and 4) experience of
The Gathering of Angels began in October, 1996 with the
express purpose and mission to provide equity capital
to the entrepreneurs of New Mexico. At that time, there
were no Venture Capital firms represented in the state
and the banks were generally not supportive of entrepreneurial
ventures. 29 Companies have received some level of funding,
two firms have done up-mergers into a public shell, and
thee have received venture capital funding.
International Capital Resources reports itself to be the
oldest for-profit business introduction service in the
U.S., and has developed a database of accredited business
angel investors in North America. ICR offers Business
Angel Financing Seminars several times during the year
at different locations in the U.S.
New Vantage Group (NVG) manages early stage venture funds
for active angel investors including the Dinner Club,
LLC, The eMedia Club, LLC, and The Washington Dinner Club,
LLC. NVG is also an advisor to WomenAngels.net. Sixty
to 80 active angels have invested in each of these Funds,
which co-invest with traditional venture capital funds.
According to the Group, the Club/Fund concept has proven
so successful in the Greater Washington area that NVG
is now building a community of clubs nationally. In 2001,
NVG is co-launching, with local managers, additional funds
as part of the emerging NVG network of active angel venture
NYNMA Angel Investors Program
The NYNMA Angel Investors Program matches promising start-up
companies with experienced Angel investors to facilitate
the growth of New York's new media industry. According
to the organization, about half of the companies that
present at the monthly breakfast receive seed funding
of up to $2,000,000. In order to receive funding, one
of the company's executives must be a member of the New
York New Media Association (NYNMA), companies should have
their main office in the New York metropolitan area and
companies should be significantly involved in the new
The Source Capital Network is a members-only Internet
site serving active angel investors for fast-growth venture
opportunities. Entrepreneurs present their business
plans to angel members using SCN’s videos and audio format.
Membership and presentation fees support the SourceCapital
Capital Money (VCmoney.com)
Venture Capital Money or VCmoney.com is a venture capital
financing resource for entrepreneurs, providing sources
and information on raising capital including Venture Capital
financing and angel financing, and for angels, and investors,
providing information on joining or forming an angel group,
and investment opportunities. Angel networks may also
be interested in combining to form an SBIC. VCmoney.com
also provides a Forum in which entrepreneurs, angels,
and investors can share ideas, needs, and other information.
The Venture Site uses the global scope of the World Wide
Web to help and encourage commerce and industry in the
United Kingdom. Specifically, The Venture Site provides
Web-based advertising and matchmaking facilities for companies
in search of venture capital and private investors.
Angel Fund LLC
The Wellspring Angel Fund LLC is an early stage venture
capital group composed of and run solely by angel investors,
focusing on nurturing high-growth businesses that are
developing innovative products and services in the information
and electronic technology areas.
www.angelinvestors.org is a non profit 501.c.6 corporation
whose goal is to facilitate informed and profitable investments
through an International League of Angels, empower Angels
and Entrepreneurs through improved corporate governance,
finance and marketing, and strive to harmonize securities
According to the firm, many of their projects are funded
by angel sources, and often one investor will assist in
the funding of multiple projects. The firm offers to teach
you what you need to know to get angel investor funds.
The firm also offers Private Equity funding reports which
provide "all information on the size and type of deal,
the investors and all contact information, including phone
and email is included, showing $10.8 Billion In Investments
in the Second Quarter of 2001."
Wye River Capital specializes in providing corporate finance,
financial advisory and merchant banking services to companies
in the information technology and healthcare sectors.
Wye River Capital’s professionals have completed more
than 200 equity, debt and related transactions totaling
over $15 billion during their collective careers. Based
in Annapolis, Maryland, Wye River Capital will invest
capital, raise funds through their network and provide
other resources to help a company launch or build its
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