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15 New York-Based Angel Groups For Your Startup To Consider

 

1. New York Angels

New York Angels is the No. 1 most active angel group in the country. According to the website, more than $45 million has been invested in startups. Originally spawned from the New York New Media Association (founded in 1994), the group created an Angel Investor Program in 1997, which evolved into today’s New York Angels group. New York Angels membership is by invitation only, and members must invest at least $50,000 annually in early-stage technology deals. There is also a $3,500 annual fee for membership.

Date founded: January 2004
Chairmen/leaders: David S. Rose, founder and chairman emeritus; Brian Cohen, chairman
No. of angels: More than 75
Sector focus: Business products and services, IT services, consumer products and services, marketing/advertising, education, media and entertainment, electronics/instrumentation, medical devices and equipment, fashion, mobile, financial services, retailing/distribution, food/drink, software, gaming, sports, healthcare services, telecommunications, Internet/web services, travel

Emily Haile: Emily recently graduated from Tennessee Tech University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in communications, with an emphasis in public relations and digital media. She was a writer and photographer for the school’s student-run magazine, Eagle Eye, and newspaper, The Oracle. She was also the copy editor for both. She is currently a copy editing intern for AlleyWatch.

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