Long Island Angel Network is a technology- and innovation-focused investment group in which investors’ decisions are made individually. According to the website, “LIAN’s goal is to bring our region’s most exciting, promising early stage growth companies together with its most savvy investors.” Membership is by invitation only, and prospective members must attend a Network presentation meeting before being considered for membership.
Date founded: 2006
Chairmen/leaders: Michael Faltischek, board of directors chair; Russell Artzt, board of directors vice chair; Richard Lippe, board of directors chair emeritus
No. of angels: Not available
Sector focus: Software and IT, mobile apps, biotechnology, nanotechnology, medicine, energy, environmental technology