An angel investor is an individual who provides capital to a business startup, usually in exchange for shares or partial ownership of the company. Investments may be one-time or ongoing depending on need.
An individual must have an earned income of at least $200,000 for two years or a net worth of $1 million to qualify as an accredited investor.
The following are examples of angel investor groups.
- Meda Angels – Health-care focused angel investors, they invest in mid-seed & Series A stage companies.
- Search a database of angel investors for angel investors in health care or biotechnology.
- Mid Atlantic Bio Angels (MABA) – An angel investor group that focuses on new and emerging life science companies.
- Piedmont Angel Network (PAN) – Committed capital angel funds that focus on early-stage companies with high growth opportunities and on life science, technology, software, and advanced materials.