Monday, May 4, 2009

Angel Investors in New England (From Xconomy)

Angel Investors in New England
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Angel Healthcare Investors
Newton, MA 617.630.0777
Does early-stage investments in healthcare services, biotechnology and life sciences,
and medical device companies

Angel Investor Forum
East Hartford, CT
Elizabeth Karter, Executive Director
Focused on seed-stage opportunities in Connecticut and the Northeast

Bay Angels
Cape Cod, MA
Funds startups in Cape Cod and the Islands, Southeastern Massachusetts, and Rhode Island

Beacon Angels
Boston, MA
Typically invests between $100,000 and $300,000 in small but fast-growing startups

Boston Harbor Angels
Boston, MA
Invests in firms seeking to raise between $250,000 and $1.5 million. Portfolio includes medical devices, IT, consumer products, business products, specialty materials, Internet, aviation, and more.

Boynton Angels Worcester, MA
Makes seed- and expansion-stage investments in firms within a two-hour radius of Worcester, MA. Target fields: life sciences, energy, transportation, communications, and software

Breakfast Club of New Hampshire
Nashua, NH
Invests between $250,000 and $1 million in seed- and early-stage New England firms in information technology, cleantech, software, services, and medical devices

Cherrystone Angel Group
Providence, RI
Invests between $100,000 and $500,000 in companies within a two-hour drive of Providence.

Lexington, MA
James Geshwiler, managing director
Chris Sheehan, managing director
Does early stage software and technology investing. Prefers to take part in Series A rounds of between $500,000 and $5 million

eCoast Angel Network
Portsmouth, NH
Invests in advanced technology, e-commerce, healthcare, and industrial products and services. Targets firms in the New Hampshire coastal region

ECS Angels Bar Harbor, ME 207-288-0428 or 513-265-1309 Charles Sidman E-mail: Perhaps the newest angel fund in the region, it formed last year to invest in diverse fields and to invest nationally rather than regionally (web site, link above, was “coming soon� as of this writing)

Golden Seeds
Cos Cob, CT; Boston, MA
Stephanie Hanbury-Brown, managing director
Invests in women-led ventures in tech and non-tech.

Granite State Angels
Hanover, NH
Fred Wainwright, executive director
Provides funding of between $250,000 and $1.5 million in early and later-stage New England companies (Wainwright is executive director of the Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business)

Hub Angels
Brookline, MA
Maintains a diversified portfolio that includes investments in financial services, entertainment, retail, biotechnology, healthcare, water treatment, food technology, and digital audio.

Investors™ Circle
Brookline, MA
This network of angels invests in energy and the environment, media and education, food and organics, health and wellness, and community and international development

Launchpad Venture Group Wellesley, MA
Invests between $100,000 and $500,000 in wide variety of tech and life sciences firms

Maine Angels
Portland, ME
Makes small investments of between $50,000 and $250,000. Has a diversified portfolio in tech and non-tech areas.

Mass Medical Angels
Boston area
Richard Anders
The group seeks investments in life sciences startups that are looking to raise between $250,000 and $3 million.

North Country Angels
Montpelier, VT
Fred Wainwright
Invests $250,000 to $1.5 million in early and later-stage companies throughout New England

River Valley Investors
Hadley, MA
Paul G. Silva, co-manager
Typically invests between $250,000 and $1 million in both early and later-stage firms within two-hour drive of Springfield, MA.

Walnut Venture Associates
Wellesley Hills, MA
Focuses on information technology companies. Investment target: $250,000 to $1 million