The following angel funds and networks are categorized as active, meaning they have invested funds in a company (made a deal) in the last 12 months.
Charlotte Angel Fund
Charlotte Angel Fund invests in early-stage companies throughout North Carolina and contiguous states. Their members are individuals who reside in or have interests in the Charlotte area and wish to invest at an early stage in promising companies with strong management teams and compelling business opportunities in large markets.
Carolina Angel Network
Carolina Angel Network is a network of successful alumni, donors and friends of UNC who are passionate about helping early stage companies that are managed by UNC alumni.
Invests in B2B software companies in NC and the Southeast providing solutions with measurable ROI.
Duke Capital Partners
Duke Capital Partners leverages the power of the Duke network to support the university’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. They seek Duke founders, investors, and students to build the boldest startups solving the world’s most pressing challenges.
IMAF Sandhills is part of the Inception Micro Angel Fund (IMAF), which is a member-managed seed stage angel capital fund designed to capitalize on the growth in entrepreneurial activity and venture financing, primarily in the Sandhills region of North Carolina and greater North Carolina.
(910) 483-8133 | imaf-sandhills.com
Piedmont Angel Network (PAN)
PAN is a member-managed angel investment group that focuses on investment opportunities in early-stage companies with high potential for rapid growth. PAN prefers life science, software, and technology investments in the North Carolina Piedmont Triad region, but companies from South Carolina and Virginia that meet the group’s investment requirements may also be funded.
RTP Angel Fund
A committed capital fund launched in Summer 2023 to invest in and work with companies to help them grow and achieve scale. Typical early stage investments range from $50k to $250k, with an average investment amount of $150k.
RTP Capital Associates
RTP Capital Associates is a consortium of individual accredited angel investors passionate about entrepreneurship. They have a sincere desire to help the entrepreneurs in whom they individually invest. Members of the consortium typically provide insight, guidance, mentoring, connections, and other strategic resources (including Board of Director representation) in an attempt to mitigate investment risk and enhance value for the regionally based seed stage companies in which they invest.
Triangle Angel Partners
Triangle Angel Partners is an experienced band of angel investors in the high-tech and life sciences industries. They are interested in investing their time, analysis, and money into early life cycle companies.
Triangle Tweener Fund
Makes smaller investments in a relatively large number of Triangle-based companies. The focus is early stage (Seed / Series A) or Tweeners ($1 million/year and up).
Wilmington Angels for Local Entrepreneurs (WALE)
WALE is a Wilmington-based, early-stage investor network.
(919) 428-4957 | newilm.com
Wolfpack Investor Network
The Wolfpack Investor Network (WIN) brings together the NC State entrepreneurial community, NC State alumni network, and innovative private companies to empower the businesses that drive our future. Their mission is to support the global NC State entrepreneurial community with an angel investing platform that engages and leverages the power of the NC State alumni network.
(919) 513-3546 | research.ncsu.edu/win/