Angel investors are high net-worth individuals who make high-risk, potentially high-yield investments in start-up companies with strong growth potential. Angel networks are organized groups of angel investors that work together to make investments in privately-owned companies. By grouping together into a network, the investors can achieve economies of scale in sourcing potential investments, coordinating presentations from entrepreneurs and mitigating risk by the pooling of experience and expertise.
- Qualify as an accredited investor as defined under rule 501 of the SEC regulations
- Support the network with annual membership dues
- Abide by the BAN membership and conduct guidelines defined in the membership agreement
- Participate in the network by investing, advising, serving on diligence teams or company advisory boards and other contributions as you are able
No. While much of our membership is connected to Baylor is some way, BAN membership is open to both Baylor alumni and friends of Baylor who support BAN’s mission.
Four presentation meetings are held each year in Waco, Texas. Although we encourage members to attend in person as often as possible, members unable to attend can still fully participate in BAN through teleconference screening meetings, live-stream and on-demand viewing for company presentations and virtual due diligence.
No, but members are encouraged to be prepared to invest at least $25,000 each year as opportunities pique their individual interest.
Yes. Members have a minimum annual contribution to support the continued operation of BAN as an investor network and educational experience for Baylor students.
Check out some helpful links on our Investor Resources page.