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Connect with an Angel Investor

Angel investors are a good option once all other forms of investment has been exhausted (friends/family, credit, banks, etc.). Angel investors typcally invest between $25,000 and $100,000 and are looking for startups with great market opportunity and good traction with their product or service.

 

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Angel Investor Forum

If you are looking for seed or early-stage investments between $100,000 and $1 million.

Angel Investor Forum of Connecticut invests in early-stage companies in a broad range of industries located in the northeastern United States. They focus on companies in Connecticut that are engaged in scalable activities. They invest with a clear path to exit within three to five years.

Their mission is to create a dynamic investment environment where private investors and entrepreneurs can find mutual success.

Learn more about Angel Investor Forum


Angel Tax Credit Information - Businesses

If you need help raising seed money and are looking for Angel Investors.

Seed capital can be difficult to raise. Angels meet that need: They are willing to invest in startups in exchange for an equity share of the business. CI administers the state's Angel Investor Tax Credit Program, which gives angels a credit against Connecticut's state income tax when they invest at least $25,000 in qualifying businesses. If you qualify, your business will be listed on our website so that angels looking to invest can find your startup. The program cap is $12 million in investments for fiscal year ending June 30.

To access the Qualified Connecticut Company List, copy and paste link below.

http://launchez.com/Portals/0/Qualified_Connecticut_Company_List -1-25-18.pdf

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ARC Angel Fund

If you are a high-growth, early-stage company looking for investments between $50,000 and $250,000.

ARC Angel Fund invests in seed and early-stage companies with a scalable idea and high growth potential. The Fund has a primary focus toward New York City and surrounding Northeast and Mid-Atlantic area companies.

ARC invests in seed and early-stage companies with high growth potential.

  • Main target for investments
  • Software
  • IT
  • Internet
  • Tech-enabled services
  • Business services
  • Digital media
  • Mobile
  • Healthcare IT

Learn more about ARC Angel Fund


Connecticut Angel Investor Tax Credit Program

If you are an accredited investor or a network of accredited investors and you want to invest in a qualified Connecticut Business.

Connecticut Innovations administers the Angel Investor Tax Credit Program, which allows angels an opportunity to receive a tax credit by investing in a qualified Connecticut business.

You can participate in the Angel Investor Tax Credit Program if you meet the definition of an accredited investor, or a network of accredited investors. Your investment of $25,000 to $1,000,000 qualifies you for a 25 percent credit on your state income tax. To be eligible, you must invest in a Qualified Connecticut Business (QCB).

To access the Qualified Connecticut Company List, copy and paste link below.

http://launchez.com/Portals/0/Qualified_Connecticut_Company_List -1-25-18.pdf

Learn more about Connecticut Angel Investor Tax Credit Program


Funded.com

If you are looking for angel investors

Funded.com has been the go-to-site of entrepreneurs for 10 years for many who want to start, build or establish their businesses and projects by finding the right investors. Our platform has helped many people over the years find investors and create business plans. You could be next.

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Landmark Angels

If you are capital efficient, but looking for a capital source to reach new goals.

As venture capital firms have increasingly migrated toward investing larger sums of capital in later rounds, a critical gap has emerged between seed capital and venture funding. Landmark Angels actively seeks out and invests in such opportunities ranging from $100,000 to $2 million, with the ability to syndicate with other angel and venture capital groups.

Learn more about Landmark Angels


New York Angels

If you are looking to raise between $100,000 and $1 million from one group.

The New York Angels is one of the longest running active angel groups in New York City and has invested over $95 million in entrepreneurial ventures. The group is an independent consortium of over 100 individual accredited angel investors. The New York Angels typically invest $100,000 to $1 million in seed/early-stage companies, and syndicate deals with angel group partners and venture capitalists up to $2 million. Because of the vast experience of the membership, the group is receptive to a wide variety of industry sectors. The strength of the group is its ability to pool its money to make large investments, to mentor entrepreneurs to help them achieve their goals, and to make introductions that can accelerate growth.

New York Angels is not a fund and does not invest as a group. Our members collaborate on due diligence but make individual investment decisions. Each member makes his or her own thorough review of all information, including speaking with representatives of the company.

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Y Combinator

If you are looking for mentorship and capital you might want to look into Y Combinator.

Y Combinator runs two three-month funding cycles a year, one from January through March and one from June through August.

We ask the founders of each startup we fund to move to the Bay Area for the duration of their cycle, during which we work intensively with them to get the company into the best shape possible. Each cycle culminates in an event called Demo Day, at which the startups present to an audience that now includes most of the world's top startup investors.

Learn more about Y Combinator


 

 

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