We Connect UNC Alumni and Friends to UNC Startups
Be part of a network of successful alumni, donors and friends of UNC who are passionate about helping early stage companies that are managed by UNC alumni.
You must be an accredited investor by SEC standards but you can become affiliate member if you do not meet that standard
Our CAN organization has the resources and team that find and screen the best deals possible across the U.S.
We screen early stage companies with early revenue or customers, perform due diligence for the members through dedicated resources and allow members to make their own choice of investment.
How it Works:
UNC Network Members:
Receive company investment documents
Receive bulletins on 6-8 companies per year
Select the ones that are personally of interest
Review CAN due diligence report
Meet the founders with other members in Q&A session
Review term sheet and legal documents
Decide to invest - or not
Submit investment documents and pitch deck
Present to CAN Screening Committee and team
Participate in due diligence process led by CAN team
Present to members who expressed Interest
Negotiate term sheet with CAN team and lawyers
Report quarterly on their progress after the CAN members invest
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.