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Unique Investment Opportunity

The Carolina Angel Network curates and provides visibility to the best UNC startup deals anywhere in the United States.


Access to a wide range of resources to make you a more informed angel investor including individual time with the team and education programs

Exclusive Network

Collaborate with other like-minded investors who have a wide range of industry experience. Approaching 200 members by spring 2019

Easy Process

Deals are vetted by the Screening Committee and CAN team first. Members’ option to express interest in any deal 6-8 times per year.  The CAN team complete the due diligence.  Members then meet the founders as a group in a Q&A session.                                                                        

Curated Investments

Experienced Screening Committee with years of angel investing backgrounds filters the opportunities first.  They meet regularly to review opportunities that satisfy our minimum criteria for progress.


Engage with UNC’s expanding entrepreneurial activities and ecosystem across the University.


Access to early revenue companies that originate from UNC and/or founded by UNC entrepreneurs.

Online Investing Platform

Private software platform that allows for access to company documents, CAN financial analysis and due diligence reports as well as software to track your investment portfolio online after investing. 

Dedicated Team

CAN has a dedicated team of experienced investment professionals and MBA interns to evaluate deals.


The Managing Director and Director coordinate screening, deal flow process and due diligence analyses. The Screening Committee vets potential deals as they enter the system.  Outside resources are engaged in the customer review process as well as providing legal opinion on the term sheet and final legal documents.

Join the Network

If you are interested in becoming a member, please email Chelsea Eshraghi at  or Randy Myer at .


Members must be accredited investors and have an affiliation with UNC.

Members are expected to be active in the network, which includes:

  • Suggest potential new members who should join the network

  • Actively source investment opportunities

  • Collaborate and contribute to diligence processes and investment decisions

  • Participate in member meetings and/or video conference presentations

  • Provide support and guidance for portfolio companies based on experience and expertise

For Carolina Angel Network membership guidelines, see our membership agreement. The annual membership fee for Carolina Angel Network is $1,500, payable upon joining the network and upon each yearly anniversary.

Affiliate Members

This program is for young alums who are not yet accredited investors.  You will follow the progress of CAN and our deals.  You will be invited to our informal network events with the Members.  We would welcome your introductions to potential deals you see.  And any potential Members you know who are accredited.  No annual fee to be Affiliate member. 

Write  to apply.

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The management, staff, and board of directors of the Carolina Angel Network, LLC (collectively, “CAN”), make no representation or warranty regarding the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in this diligence report and specifically disclaim any liability related to the information provided in this diligence report. Any member of the Carolina Angel Network choosing to invest in the Company herein referenced, does so on his, her, or its own accord based on an independent investigation of the investment opportunity and hereby waives any potential claim against CAN related to the information provided in this report.