A high net-worth individual with rich experience in a particular domain, who invests in a startup, seed-stage or early-stage company in return for an ownership stake. Angel investors usually invest their own money (unlike venture capital firms, who, for the most part, invest other people’s money) and may do this individually or as part of an angel group.
Imphal Angels facilitates investment into early stage ventures and startups where the interest of our investors is closely inclined. Imphal Angels investors mostly are business professionals with their experience of building and running successful businesses or are high net worth individuals who want to help early stage startups reach their true potentials through funds, mentoring and network.
Imphal Angels strives for diversity of member base from different industries, regions, and backgrounds.
With the surge of entrepreneurship spirit in the North East region and many qualified individuals from the region having global exposure and world class skill sets, we are seeing an increasing amount of innovative ventures from the region.
By becoming a member of Imphal Angels one will have a unique opportunity to become early investors of some of the most innovative ventures from the region, which are largely untapped.
The companies who present at Imphal Angels Network are pre-screened and vetted. As a network, we also tend to collaborate on things like due diligence and thereby mitigate the risk.
Because of our significant outreach, the Angels are provided with the opportunity to meet and invest in good quality and angel-investment ready companies. The companies who present at Imphal Angels are pre-screened and vetted.
By becoming a member of Imphal Angels one will have a unique opportunity to become early investors of some of the most innovative ventures from the region, which are largely untapped, and not only gain financially but also have an impact in the economic development of the region.
Angels also enjoy the knowledge pool arising from diverse skill sets and subject matter understanding everyone brings to the table. Our members and entrepreneurs are all driven towards common objectives of creating valuable impacts.
Imphal Angels will also organize courses on angel investment and investment in general. Alternatively, Imphal Angels will also share the latest investment related articles and trends.
Individual members are inducted as members in their individual capacity. A member of Imphal Angels can also be a member of other Angel groups. However, it is assumed that he or she will not share deals or deal flow information without the consent of the Governing Body of Imphal Angels. Each member will look at the deal individually and holistically to see if the deal is appropriate. Investment under individual membership cannot be in the name of any other person, who is not an immediate dependent. Members invest individually and not through the Imphal Angels entity.
Institutional members can join Imphal Angels with 2 members of the institution being nominated on behalf of the institution. Ownership of the investments made will be in the name of the institution. Examples of Institutional members could be Venture Capital Funds or Private Equity Funds or a Company, Institution or an endowment with capital set aside for entrepreneurship and early-stage funding.
Imphal Angels HQ,
2nd Floor, Bank of India ATM
RIMS Road, Imphal 795001
Phone: (+91) 0385 2411 048