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Startup screening: A look at angel investment selection criteria

By February 3, 2015February 18th, 2020No Comments


With the new year well underway, our activities at the Upstate Carolina Angel Network are in full swing – including our continuing efforts to expand angel investing infrastructure across the state through the South Carolina Angel Network. With active angel groups now growing in Columbia and Spartanburg (and with partners in Asheville), we are making progress on forming more much-needed early-stage capital.

Not surprisingly, one of the most frequent questions we encounter when meeting with entrepreneurs and investors across those markets is, “What kind of companies are you seeking for investment?” While there are no rigid mandates we must follow, there are several key parameters we consider when screening incoming opportunities – so we thought we’d help demystify the angel investing process by sharing a brief synopsis of the five key categories our angel groups initially evaluate for all incoming candidate companies (before we dive deeper into due diligence).

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