We Connect UNC Alumni and Friends to UNC Startups
Join our community of difference makers. Be part of a network of successful alumni, donors and friends of UNC who are passionate about making change in the Innovate Carolina ecosystem. We have created a platform for the network to provide advice and investment to early stage UNC-affiliated companies. For UNC entrepreneurs it is an opportunity to grow your venture with equity funding and advice from fellow Tar Heels. The Carolina Angel Network (CAN) screens a wide range of new ventures, performs due diligence for the members through dedicated resources and allows members to make their own choice of investment.
How it Works:
UNC Network Members:
Receive venture documents and description.
Select ventures that are personally of interest.
Review detailed company documents and CAN diligence reports.
Meet the founders with other members in Q&A session.
Review term sheet and legal documents.
Decide to invest - or not.
Submit investment summaries.
Present to our Screening Committee and CAN team.
Go through due diligence process led by CAN team.
Present to Members who expressed Interest
Negotiate term sheet with CAN members and team.
Focused on partnering with entrepreneurs
The management of the Carolina Angel Network is fully aware of the funding gap for early stage startup businesses, and is committed to being part of the solution for Carolina-affiliated entrepreneurs.